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Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre plays host to National Dance Company Wales on May 8-9 with their spring tour show, Terra Firma.

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Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Three supernatural stories are tied together in this retro-inspired horror with abundant jump scares, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

The Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival is back for an eighth year at 13 locations across the UK.

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Festival features feast for film fans

Festival features feast for film fans

Derby Film Festival returns from May 4-13 with a host of special guests, film previews and events, as well as over 50 feature films.

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Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

Last chance to see Full Monty production as it tours for final time

David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers’s presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty, which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will tour the UK and Ireland for the final ever time in 2018/19.

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PROFESSOR ROBERT WINSTON AT THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON, FOR FELICIA BROOMFIELD INTERVIEW⬦⬦..PICTURE MURRAY SANDERS.

Talks galore at Guildhall Theatre this summer

Derby LIVE has plenty of thrilling talks this summer at the Guildhall Theatre, as part of Derby Book Festival.

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Prince Night returns to QUAD

Prince Night returns to QUAD

QUAD in Derby again commemorates the late star Prince with a Prince Night III, including a screening of Under The Cherry Moon, followed by a Prince DJ Night in QUAD Café bar.

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Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Empathy is in short supply in Thoroughbreds, a darkly comic and unpredictable drama about two upper class teenage girls with a violent plan, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

A new exhibition will be on display at Derby’s Riverlights, at The Morledge as part of the FORMAT International Photography Festival off-year programme.

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Coronation Street Anthony Cotton called the numbers on his visit to Beacon Bingo on South Street.

Coronation Street thrills players on visit to Ilkeston bingo hall

An Ilkeston bingo hall enjoyed a full house as one of the stars of Coronation Street dropped in to call the numbers.

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Asparagus Tarragon & Almond Pizza Bianco. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Asparagus, tarragon and almond pizza blanco

Why not have a go at this tasty recipe?

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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Tim Bennett's Ill Gotten Gains shows the infamous Shelby brothers of Peaky Blinders on an imagined visit to Ilkeston.

Peaky Blinders visit Ilkeston in artist’s paintings for new theme bar

A new bar opened in Ilkeston this week which is inspired by the smash hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders, and for one local artist it has meant a trip down memory lane.

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Sienna Miller in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.  ;'Credit : Johan Persson

Review: Sienna Miller’s impressive performance in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

National Theatre Live presented a recorded live streaming of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 masterpiece ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton.

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Ilkeston-born television star Robert Lindsay has helped raise �15,000 for the NSPCC in Nottingham at a special art exhibition in London.

Ilkeston actor Robert Lindsay helps raise £15,000 for Nottingham NSPCC

Ilkeston television star Robert Lindsay has helped raise £15,000 for the NSPCC in Nottingham at a special art exhibition in London.

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Stapleford Community Group start planning Armistice centenary events

Stapleford Community Group start planning Armistice centenary events

The Stapleford Community Group is to hold a public meeting later this month as it starts making plans to mark the centenary of the First World War’s end.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Jason Rowan has shut down his company EnergySave  following the fallout from a Rogue Traders report by BBC Watchdog last year which raised serious concerns about its products, staff behaviour and management.

EnergySave boss shuts company after BBC Watchdog rogue traders sting

An Ilkeston businessman has closed his home improvement firm after it was the subject of an alarming BBC Watchdog investigation last year.

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