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Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this weekend

Having spent decades away from British sitcoms, veteran comedy performer John Cleese is returning to television for a starring role in new retirement comedy, Hold the Sunset.

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther

Review: Black Panther is a dazzling cinematic romp

Matt Adcock reviews Black Panther (12A), starring Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong’o

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The Shape of Water

Review - The Shape of Water

“If I told you about her, what would I say? That they lived happily ever after?”

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Udo Kier as Konrad, Christoph Waltz as Dusan Mirkovic, Hong Chau as Ngoc Lan Tran and Matt Damon as Paul Safranek

Review: Big ideas but small returns in Downsizing

Matt Adcock reviews Downsizing (15)

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The Post

REVIEW: The Post is a powerful celebration of the search for truth

Matt Adcock reviews The Post (12A), starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks

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Christian Bale in Hostiles

Review: It's bleak and brutal but Christian Bale's new western offers hope

Matt Adcock reviews Hostiles (15)

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Residents of Featherton House enjoying a sherry with Geri Halliwell and Rylan Clark-Neal. Photo: Recognition PR

WATCH: Deddington care home residents sample Geri Halliwell's cooking on ITV's This Morning

Residents of a Deddington care home 'spiced up their lives' when they visited Geri Halliwell at her home to appear on ITV’s This Morning.
Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

Mark Hamill in The Last Jedi

REVIEW: The Last Jedi is bold and brilliant

Matt Adcock reviews The Last Jedi (12A), starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill

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Gary Parker has donated Star Wars prizes for a raffle at The Odeon Cinema, Banbury. NNL-170512-150339009

Banbury cinema holds Star Wars raffle as The Last Jedi is released

The much anticipated eighth Star Wars film is out tomorrow and to coincide with its release one avid fan is raffling off a selection of his prized Star Wars memorabilia for charity.

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

Star Wars - The Last Jedi will be released December 14

Midnight showing for Banbury Star Wars fans

The next instalment of the never ending Star Wars franchise is set to be released next month and Banbury fans can pre-book now for a midnight showing.

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Banbury Star Wars fans take note

Banbury’s Comic Connections is teaming up with Leamington based Spa Town Comics for a day of all things Star Wars.

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Ezra Miller as Flash, Ben Affleck as Batman and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

REVIEW: Justice League is messy but fun

Matt Adcock reviews Justice League (12A), starring Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot
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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Paddington, voiced by Ben Whishaw

REVIEW: Paddington 2 is a winning treat

Matt Adcock reviews Paddington 2 (PG), starring Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville
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Kenneth Branagh in Murder on the Orient Express

Review: Murder on the Orient Express stays on the rails - but only just

Matt Adcock reviews Murder on the Orient Express (12A), starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp

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If your family are self-confessed big spenders this could be perfect for you

BBC’s Shop Well For Less seeks contestants

If your family are self-confessed big spenders, the BBC is looking for contestants to enter Shop Well For Less which teaches households how to become savvier shoppers.

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Shirley Collins documentary by Game of Thrones actor from Banbury hailed by critics

A documentary charting the life of a top singer who lost her voice is proving a huge hit for a Banbury-born film-maker who you may recognise from Game of Thrones.

George Emmerson, centre, on his 100th birthday in October, 2015. Front from left: Mary Marron, George, Lesley Forester, Molly Jenkins, Moya Burns. Back from left: organist Helen Mason, Linda Kimber, Dawn Gentry and Fr. Bill Wilton PNL-150610-151615001

Middleton Cheney centenarian in BBC Panorama documentary about old age

A centenarian from Middleton Cheney featured on a BBC Panorama documentary about what it is like to be 100-years-old last night (Monday, October 23).

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