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Your guide to what's on the big screen across the region this coming week.
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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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GONE WITH THE WIND, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, 1939

Feast of film at Stephen Joseph Theatre

A feast of films ranging from romances to comedies is on offer at the Stephen Joseph Theatre over Christmas and New Year.

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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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Oasis

Oasis film in new season on Stephen Joseph Theatre big screen

Local actress Joanne Froggatt tops the cinema bill at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre next month in a line-up which also features a new film about Manchester band Oasis, the latest from British director Ken Loach and two new thrillers.

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Ian Hislop and Nick Newman in Sheffield. (Scott Merrylees).

Laughing in the face of war - The Wipers Times comes to Yorkshire

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s play about the story of a satirical newspaper created amidst the horrors of the Western Front is coming to Yorkshire. Chris Bond went to meet them.

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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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Chris and Sue Gardner who are selling the Last of the Summer Wine exhibition in Holmfirth.
 PIC: Tony Johnson

Couple look for a buyer for Last of the Summer Wine Exhibition and Gift Shop after more than 13 years

IT WAS a romantic balcony scene with a twist on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

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One reader says they arent interested in what happens to Bake-Off and its stars Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry (pictured)

Catherine Scott: Will you be watching Bake Off on Channel 4 ?

The Great British Bake Off is an institution in our house. It is one of those few occasions, like the Olympics, when we all sit down as a family and watch the successes and the disasters that befall the amateur bakers.

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All Aboard! The Country Bus took Twitter by storm on Monday evening as the show gave a two-hour real-time trip on a bus through the Yorkshire Dales. Pictures: Lucy Bowden

Country Bus: How a two-hour bus trip tour of the Yorkshire Dales caused a social media stir

THERE was no music, no introduction, no commentary and no adverts... so why did the two-hour TV special of a bus trip through the Yorkshire Dales prove so popular?

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The Beatles in Washington

Red-carpet event for Beatles documentary at Stephen Joseph Theatre

A new adaptation of a children’s adventure classic, a documentary about the Beatles, the latest from Woody Allen and a streaming of a show considered to be a landmark in 20th century musical theatre have all been added to the cinema programme at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre for this autumn.

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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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Popup cinema screening of Quadrophenia in Dalby Forest

Popup cinema screening of Quadrophenia in Dalby Forest

Put on your zoot suit and grab your parka because on Saturday August 20 Pop-up Cinema Yorkshire bring its giant screen to Dalby Forest for a one-off open-air screening of the mod classic Quadrophenia starring Phil Daniels, Lesley Ash, Ray Winstone and Sting.

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

New films added to Stephen Joseph Theatre season

Four new movies, a live streaming from the National Theatre, and a classic Star Trek movie have been added to the Stephen Joseph Theatre’s cinema programme for the late summer.

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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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Kane Hodder who played Jason in four of the Friday the 13th movies is at HorrorCon 2016.

WIN: Fang-tastic tickets to HorrorCon UK at Magna

Horror fans in Yorkshire are in for a fang-tastic time this weekend coming face to face with Friday the 13th killer Jason and the real American Werewolf In London.

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Absolutely Fabulous The Movie is in UK cinemas from Friday, July 1.

WIN: Absolutely Fabulous The Movie poster signed by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley

Absolutely Fabulous The Movie is in cinemas this week and to celebrate we have an Ab/Fab prize - the film poster signed by Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley,
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Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter making a viryal appearamce to answer questions at Sheffield Doc/Fest

360 VIDEO: “Virtual encounter” with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter is one of the most in demand guest speakers at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest - even though in reality he's never  been.
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