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Hacksaw Ridge: A brutal, uncompromising assault on the senses

Director Mel Gibson returns, all guns blazing, with a riveting wartime drama based on the true story of Desmond Doss, who served with valour during the Second World War without having to fire a single bullet.

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Educating Rita. Photo: Richard Davenport

Educating Rita at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

It takes writing and acting of the highest calibre to sustain a play that has only two players.

Theatre and Comedy
Running Wild

Grand pulling the strings with puppets

A pair of productions relying on state-of-the-art puppetry, act as the centrepiece to the Grand Theatre’s spring/summer schedule.

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Collabro

Talent-winning boyband head to Opera House

Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro will be performing at the Blackpool Opera House as part of their UK tour.

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Merrill Osmond will be rocking Viva Blackpool

Viva ready to rock as Osmond pays a visit

Merrill Osmond will be rocking Viva Blackpool as part of a six-date UK tour.

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Gordon Kaye

'Allo 'Allo! actor Gorden Kaye dies aged 75

Actor Gorden Kaye, best known for his role in the long-running sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!, has died aged 75.
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Lucca the War Dog by Maria Goodavage

Book review: Lucca the War Dog by Maria Goodavage

When a frontline soldier is in a dangerous war zone, carrying a gun and ammunition may not always be his best defence.

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When My Ship Comes In by Sue Wilsher

Book review: When My Ship Comes In by Sue Wilsher

Flo Bundell spends her days cleaning the luxury cruise ships at Tilbury docks… and her nights dreaming of sailing away to a new life in the sunshine of Australia.

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Funnyman Omid Djalili is at the Grand Theatre on Wednesday night

Jokes Omid the chaos of current events

Comedian Omid Djalili will return to the Fylde coast on Wednesday for a stand-up gig at the Grand Theatre.

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The Shires are playing at Blackpool Opera House

Country stars The Shires play the Opera House

Award-winning British Country duo The Shires have a huge headline show lined up at the Blackpool Opera House.

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The Beatles George Harrison

George Harrison anniversary collection

The family of The Beatles’ George Harrison have announced the release of ‘The Vinyl Collection’ box set featuring all of George Harrison’s solo studio albums in one collection for the first time.

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Here are some great tips to keep your greens fresher for longer

Nine hacks to keep your greens fresh for longer

Cut back on waste, save money and make sure you’ve always got things on hand for a healthy meal with AO.com’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
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Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Book review: Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Steph Broadribb is perhaps best known by her alter ego, Crime Thriller Girl… an online blogger and book reviewer with a love of ‘all things crime thriller.’

Arts
Travel and Leisure Show

Top things to do in Lancashire this weekend (January 27 to 29)

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.

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T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters

Choose mildly positive reviews: Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel has won over most critics - although all agree it can never leave the same legacy as the original.
Offbeat
Richard Cadell with Sooty

Star puppet returns to roots for live show

Everyone’s favourite mischievous yellow bear Sooty is coming back to where it all started as part of his new UK tour.

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Sandy, Danny, Rizzo & Teen Angel

Oliver’s the one that they want

A Blackpool actor has been announced as part of the cast for the upcoming UK Tour of Grease: The Musical.

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Lowther Pavilion

Jazz up your Valentine’s Day at the Lowther

If you’re looking for somewhere to take your significant other on Valentine’s Day, look no further than Lowther Pavilion.

Music
Melanie Doyle

WI member gets some special effects treatment from guest

By Val Andrews

St Annes WI

News
Boats moored at a harbor, Puerto Banus, Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Spain

Lads’ coach trip to Marbs hits the box

Spending your holiday at close quarters with a group of total stangers would not be most people’s ideal getaway.

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