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Don’t be a Twit! Enter this rather marvellous, disgustingly good competition

We have teamed up with Aylesbury Waterside Theatre to celebrating their New Year of must-see entertainment in style with a chance to win 4 passes to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden and 4 tickets to see the author’s classic The Twits.

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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land

Review: La La Land really does deserve the hype

Matt Adcock reviews La La Land (12A), starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

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For Honor is Ubisofts first foray into the hack and slash genre

“Shooter with swords” a big but exciting gamble from Ubisoft

Next month sees something of an interesting gamble by Ubisoft with the launch of co-op online brawler For Honor.

Tech
Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

TV and Film
Caught in the Net staged by Banbury Cross Players

Get caught in a Banbury net

Caught in the Net is the hilarious Ray Cooney sequel to It Runs in the Family, and the farce will be presented by Banbury Cross Players at The Mill Arts Centre in February.

Theatre and Comedy
Oxford Playhouse

Top fringe theatre comes to Oxford

Offbeat, a 10 day festival showcasing the best in fringe theatre returns next summer with 70 shows.

Theatre and Comedy
William Shakespeare? picture courtesy of Steven Wadlow NNL-170801-180033001

Could this be the face of Shakespeare once owned by a Banbury area estate?

Owners of a Tudor painting are hoping to discover its origins and confirm its historical significance as the only known portrait of William Shakespeare completed whilst he was still alive.

Arts
Francis O'Neill portrait NNL-170901-172020001

Chenderit talk exposes Rembrandt’s secret tools

A former Chenderit art teacher will return to the Michael Heseltine Gallery, Friday January 13, to give an engaging speech into his work uncovering one of the great portrait masters artistic secrets.

Arts
MHBG-10-03-11 Chipping Norton Music Festival.  Anthony Williams  with Stephen Clarke  ENGNNL00120110803155936

Get in tune for Chippy festival

Chipping Norton is tuning up ready for its annual music festival and wants performers to sign up to take part

Music
Don't Tell the Bride is looking for couples to apply for this year's series.

Couples in Banbury wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

News
Heidi Fardell who will play the recorder at the concert

Classical concert at Sulgrave Manor

A baroue chamber group will kick off their new year of concerts with a performance at Sulgrave Manor.

Music
What is your favourite Bowie No.1?

POLL: On first anniversary of his death, vote for your favourite David Bowie No.1?

A year has passed since the sad death of legendary musician David Bowie and fans undoubtedly know their favourite tracks and albums.

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Michele Goode as Dick Whittington, Alice Walters as Tommy the Cat, John Tweddle as Sarah the Cook and Kirsty Bright as Alice Fitzwarren

Pantomime fun at Rugby Theatre

Rugby Theatre will be welcoming in 2017 with the heart-warming rags to riches pantomime Dick Whittington.

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Ben Bowden and Adam Ellis play the duo on stage

Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel at the Mill

One of Britain’s leading tributes to Simon and Garfunkel slip-slide into The Mill in Banbury this month with their All The Hits 1957-1987 show.

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Isaac Stuart (Gavin), Philip Fine (John Smith) and Clare Primrose (Vicki). Picture: Jim Muller Photography

Bigamist taxi driver brings laughs in farce on Banbury stage

Ray Cooney’s sequel to Run for your Wife comes to The Mill next month courtesy of the Banbury Cross Players.

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Half of Brits happy to binge watch

Half of us are happy to binge watch TV

Whether you gorge on Game of Thrones or are glued to Breaking Bad, us Brits have become a nation of box set addicts with half of us (50%) happy to watch between two and four one-hour episodes of a TV show in one go.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

News 24
Resident Evil has been stripped back to what made it great in the first place

Console Corner: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard sees series stripped back to its horrorigins

Countdown begins as Resident Evil takes a departure in what already looks likely to be the scariest game of the year.

Tech
Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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Get in touch about your events

What's on where around Banbury: listings, January 5 edition

Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Banbury over the coming few weeks. Please email editorial@banburyguardian.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.

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