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Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Lion is currently showing at cinemas across the region.

Cinema listings

Your guide to what's on the big screen this week.
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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Oscar nominated Hidden Figures gets a preview screening at Vue Cinema - we have tickets to be won.

WIN: Hidden Figures film preview tickets at Vue Sheffield Meadowhall

Oscar nominated real life space story Hidden Figures will blast off with a special preview screening at Vue Sheffield and we have tickets to be won.

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Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Mystery surrounds the identity of the new presenter of revived TV hit Blind Date.

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Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

A TV company is looking for local families to take part in a new series which charts the British diet down the decades.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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VIDEO REVIEW: Rogue One is out of this world say Star Wars fans at Cineworld Sheffield

The Force is strong with new blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - an action packed epic tale, said fans who stayed up into the early hours to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 12A, is the first of a thrilling new series of stand-alone spin-off films

WIN: Rogue One A Star Wars Story Cineworld Sheffield tickets

Get your lightsaber at the ready - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits the big screen this week and we have tickets for you to win to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Song for Christmas: search on for entries

Song for Christmas: search on for entries

Last year, many schools around the Scarborough area submitted their wonderful video performances of pupils singing their festive tunes.

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VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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Roman pan on display in the Subscription Rooms, Malton.

Exhibit of the Week: Malton Museum – Roman pan

It is rare to know the name of anyone living in Malton almost 2,000 years ago but this small copper-alloy pan allows us to do just that. Our last object introduced a slave working in Norton but does not mention his name. This time the owner of the pan has written his name on it, although he probably did so to make sure that he did not lose it rather than to ensure his place in history.

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Strictly Come Dancing ex-champs Lilia and Darren

Yorkshire's Strictly ex-champs to give free dance lessons at City Limits

Yorkshire's Strictly Come Dancing ex-champions Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova will quick step back home this weekend - to give free dance lessons to fans.

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Suicide Squad, cert 15, in UK cinemas August 5, 2016.  2016 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. TM &  DC Comics

WIN: Suicide Squad film merchandise and Cineworld Sheffield tickets

To celebrate the release of Suicide Squad - in cinemas August 5 - Warner Bros Pictures and Cineworld Sheffield have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win film merchandise and tickets.
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Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates (15 cert)

WIN: Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates preview tickets at Vue Sheffield

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates is a new romantic comedy out later this month but we are giving you the chance to see it first and free.

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VIDEO: Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champions - can you do better?

What is the number on Herbie's car bonnet in the Disney film The Love Bug?
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VIDEO: HorrorCon UK is a scream for thousands of fans in South Yorkshire

A fang-tastic weekend of frightful fun proved a scream for more than 3,000 horror fans at the region's second HorrorCon UK.
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