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Let the West Yorkshire Playhouse take you on a trip to Narnia this Christmas

Next week sees the opening of the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s alway anticipated Christmas show, with a multi-talented cast bringing to life CS Lewis’s classic tale of the magical land of Narnia.

Theatre and Comedy
Hats and historic millinery items on display at Bankfield Museum

A hat - or a husband: chapeaux showcased in special show at Bankfield, Halifax

Extravagant hats made and worn by single women to attract a potential husband are the subject of the latest exhibition at Bankfield Museum in Halifax.

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The Big Sick.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best being beamed to your telly, tablet, laptop or phone...
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Howards End

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

What's worth watching from the schedules?
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The new costume for the 13th Doctor.

Television: Doctor Who - Costume revealed for Jodie Whittaker's time traveller

The new costume for the 13th Doctor, to be portrayed by Jodie Whittaker has been revealed by the BBC.
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Young Temple Dancers of Halifax seen with Robin Tuddenham, chief executive of Calderdale Council. Standing, from the left, are Shantha  Rao (Annapurna artistic directors, Nishita Mudunuru, Robin Tuddenham, Antara Reddy, Shloka Jhami and Amanda Crowther (chair of Annapurna) and, sitting, Varsha Reddy and Mowkthika Sreedarala

Halifax company gives vibrant display of Indian dance at Hebden Bridge

Annapurna Indian Dance presented a vibrant and colourful Indian Lights Festival event at Birchcliffe Centre, Hebden Bridge.

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Hebden Bridge, picture by Dave Zdanowicz  from his More Yorkshire In Photographs book

From east coast to red rose border, photographer has his eye on it

Is Yorkshire as pretty as a picture, from wild moorland to seaside sunsets?

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Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Call Me By Your Name - Armie Hammer interview

Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet tell a touching story of gay romance in Call Me By Your Name. The Oscar-tipped actors tell Laura Harding about facing their fears and striking the perfect balance.

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Todmorden Phtographic Society are joined by Todmorden Art Group for a bumper joint exhibition this weekend, with photographic exhibits, screenings and illustrated talks over four days and arts and crafts also there on two days

Lots to see as Todmorden Photographic Society and Todmorden Art Group fill Town Hall for exhibition

Todmorden Photographic Society’s annual exhibition is taking place from November 3 to 6 in the council chambers at Todmorden Town Hall.

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Gerard Butler in Geostorm

Cinema AND TRAILER: Gerard Butler on Geostorm

Gerard Butler is used to being an action man but a motorbike accident has left him temporarily out of commission. He chats to Laura Harding about bumps in the road and his new film Geostorm

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New Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition is Sheer Folly

New Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition is Sheer Folly

The largest solo exhibition to date by artist, illustrator and printmaker Ed Kluz is being presented by Yorkshire Sculpture Park next month.

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Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria.

Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Soviet Russia in the 1950s isn’t the first topic that springs to mind when you think of comedy. The cast and director of The Death of Stalin tell us about treading the line between funny and tragic

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Enchantimals

Toy review: Enchantimals

Sage Skunk and Caper are definitely my favourites! But is has to be Karina Koala and Dab for Flossie (7).

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Scary Hairy Party!

Book review: Halloween books for the kids

That spooky time of the year is nearly upon us again.

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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Last weekend saw the opening of a major solo exhibition by pioneering Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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Malandra Burrows (Kathy Glover) and Frazer Hines (Joe Sugden) celebrate Emmerdale's 45th anniversary.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Emmerdale is 45 today... and look who’s back in the Woolpack

IN THE world of television, it was an event of such little significance that even TV Times devoted only three paragraphs to it.

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Festival of Dance at the Yoga Centre, Hebden Bridge

Happy feet as festival gets the town up to dance

Hebden Bridge Dance Festival, Oct 20-22

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Piece Hall provides the backdrop to festive fun

Piece Hall provides the backdrop to festive fun

Christmas events

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Sneak peek first look as Jurassic Kingdom dinosaurs roar into Leeds

A MONSTER sized family fun day out has roared into Leeds with Temple Newsam park transformed into Jurassic Kingdom - home to more than 30 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs.

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