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Entertainment

Galleon Blast, featuring 'pirate' radio DJ Mark Radcliffe

Swarthy sea dogs Galleon Blast and 'pirate' DJ Mark Radcliffe return to The Met in Bury

Dave Spikey (54009641)

Bolton funnyman Dave Spikey joining comedian pals for flood fundraiser

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Sir Ian McKellen

Oscars diversity row 'legitimate', says Sir Ian McKellen

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Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

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FUNNY: Sian Gibson in Do Not Disturb

BIG INTERVIEW: 'Nobody knew who I was before Peter Kay's Car Share'

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SHOW: Peter Kay spoke about his career in a Christmas special on BBC One

New TV show to honour work of Peter Kay

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RETURN: Ted Robbins

Phoenix Nights star Ted Robbins makes emotional return to the stage where he nearly died

DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle

Lead actors in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic nominated for Oscars

Helen Wood on Big Brother

Big Brother producers coming to Bolton Market to find new reality TV star

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FAMILY FUN: The giant out of Jack and the Beanstalk with Lofty the Lion

Pantomime coming back to Macron Stadium — oh yes it is

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EIGHT: Kurt Russell and Samuel L Jackson in Quentin Tarantino's the Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight will NOT be shown at Cineworld Bolton and their 'Unlimited' card-holders are furious

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MEMORIES: The Astoria Palais De-Danse, Bridge Street, Bolton, in the 1950s

Dance show filmed at Bolton Palais sets Twitter alight and has viewers laughing, crying and reminiscing

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CELEBRATION: A New Year's Eve gone by at Downtown, Bradshawgate

New Year's Eve: 9 places to party in Bolton

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Panto packed with fun for all the family

Panto packed with fun for all the family

SONGS: Iggy Pop - festive favourite?

10 alternative Christmas songs for anyone sick of Slade, Wizzard, Mariah and co

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TOUGH: The After Eight Challenge

VIDEO: What on earth is Vernon Kay trying to do with this After Eight mint?

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FILM: Vernon Kay and Paddy McGuinness

The force is with Bolton's Paddy McGuinness and Vernon Kay at Star Wars premiere

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FUNNY: Peter Kay in Car Share

Bolton comedian Peter Kay reveals plans to film second series of Car Share

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DANCE OFF: Georgia May Foote (left) with partner Giovanni Pernice and Helen George with partner Aljaz Skorjanec (right) during the results show for Strictly Come Dancing last weekend

Sickly Come Dancing - ill Georgia May Foote comes down with a mystery illness

HEADLINER: Katy B (Photo by Mike Burnell)

Katy B, Redlight and Mistajam headline latest dance event at the Macron Stadium

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FLESHLUMPEATER: Philip Bosworth who stars as one of the baddie giants in the BFG

VIDEO: BFG baddie giants are proving bloodbottlingly popular: 'It's like we're the Beatles!'

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WALL: Artwork inside the new nightclub Level

REVEALED: Sneak peek inside new Bolton nightclub Level

SHOWTIME:Charlie Barratt is pictured with Kelly Fitton who was helping out on the evening to raise money for Harmony Youth Project

Performers show Bolton they've got talent at charity gig

REVAMP: New owners of town centre nightclub Level, Sam Zegrour and Charles McGrath

New Bolton nightclub Level to open after 4-month £700,000 revamp of former J2

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REVIEW: The BFG makes giant strides at the Octagon Bolton

REVIEW: The BFG makes giant strides at the Octagon Bolton

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Peter Kay's Car Share scoops four awards

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Georgia May Foote tops Strictly leaderboard in battle for Tower Ballroom

Georgia May Foote tops Strictly leaderboard in battle for Tower Ballroom

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RELAX: Kermit, Gonzo and Floyd Pepper enjoy brew with their crumpets after a hard day at the bakery

VIDEO: Muppets are latest Hollywood stars to front Warburtons ad campaign

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FESTIVAL: BBC MasterChef finalist Jackie Kearney will be showing off her skills in Bolton

More celeb chefs and pop-up restaurants added to Bolton's winter festival menu

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JOHN LEWIS: Man on the Moon

VIDEO: 10 of the best Christmas 2015 adverts - which is your favourite?

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PROUD: Elizabeth Newman, the Octagon Theatre's artistic director

VIDEO: 12 plays to watch - Bolton theatre serves up new season featuring another world premiere and chippy musical

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STARS: Chris Lunt with Ricky Gervais

Horwich writer struggled for 10 years to get his big break in television — now he's hanging out with Ricky Gervais and Simon Pegg

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PERFORMANCE: Bolton band The Jade Assembly will play at Sound Social

Sound Social: The Jade Assembly and Our Fold singer Gaz Dury set to appear at new music event in Bolton

Paddy McGuinness: 'No time' for Phoenix Nights film

Paddy McGuinness: Phoenix Nights film 'not happening'

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Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

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SAUCY: Sara Cox and contestant Sally-Jo Bond

Sara Cox's new show the Great British Pottery Throw Down hits screens

PERFORMANCE: Vicky Binns

Soap stars set to appear at Octagon Theatre at one-off event to celebrate life of playwright Arthur Miller

TUX: Cinema manager, Stephen Halvorsen, outside Cineworld Bolton with two Bond style Jaguars

PICTURES: Fans shaken and stirred by James Bond Spectre premiere at Cineworld Bolton

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Danny Boyle during the rehearsals of the Children's Monologues at The Royal Court Theatre in London

Danny Boyle leads Nicole Kidman and Josh Hartnett in all-star cast on London theatre stage

FILM: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens trailer

Sneak peek at new Star Wars film - as demand for tickets in Bolton crashes website

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SNEAK PEEK: MyAnna Buring and Philip Glenister pictured in the trailer

Teaser for first episode of new series of gripping TV thriller Prey

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BAR: Permission is sought to extend the closing house of Sparkles Nitespot by two hours

New Bolton nightclub applies to extend opening hours — and appeals for people to turn up for music video shoot

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REALITY STAR: Jennifer Cunningham

Reality star from Bolton cooks up a storm in her latest TV show

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PRIDE: A host of local bands will play in support of Bolton's first Pride festival

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

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The Fall

The Fall's Mark E Smith talks television, politics and new technology

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NOMINATED: Peter Kay in Cradle to Grave, which is nominated for a National television Award alongside his other hit of the year, Peter Kay's Car Share. (37005010)

Peter Kay, Paddy McGuinness and Vernon Kay all nominated for National Television Awards

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BATTLE: Corrie star Cath Tyldesley and her fiancé Tom Pitfield will try and win up to £30,000 for charity on All Star Mr and Mrs

Walkden Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley set to appear on All Star Mr and Mrs

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Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

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RETURN: Take Me Out is coming back for another series next year

Paddy McGuinness 'hopes for a wedding' as new Take Me Out series is announced

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STRICTLY: Georgia May Foote arriving for The Pride of Britain Awards 2015

PICTURED: Local stars out in force for Pride of Britain Awards

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