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Grantham man Carl is on Countdown to airing of his appearance on TV show

Word wizard Carl Gregory will appear on Channel 4 on Friday afternoon in a Countdown battle.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Photo: New World Pictures

WHAT’S ON: Radcliffe stars in riff on Hamlet at Grantham Reel Cinema

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (12A) which will be broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London to Grantham’s Reel Cinema on Thursday, April 20, at 7pm.

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Laurel and Hardy at the Plough Inn, Barkston, in 1947.

MEMORY LANE: Laurel and Hardy paid a visit to Barkston 70 years ago

Following on from last month’s recollection of Laurel and Hardy’s appearance in Grantham in 1952, the photo above recalls an earlier visit to the area in 1947.

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Thomas the Tank Engine.

WHAT’S ON: Thomas the Tank Engine dates announced for Nene Valley Railway

Dates have been announced for Thomas the Tank Engine’s 2017 appearances at Nene Valley Railway.

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Tom O'Boyle, a signaller at Claypole, appeared in a Channel 5 documentary about the railway industry.

Signaller on TV railway series – and Grantham’s bridge strikes get a mention too

A man who works for Network Rail as a signaller at Claypole appeared in a documentary shown on Channel 5 on Monday night.

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Tom O'Boyle, a signaller at Claypole, appeared in a Channel 5 documentary about the railway industry.

Signaller at Claypole to appear in TV documentary series about the railway industry

A man who works for Network Rail as a signaller at Claypole will appear in a documentary shown on Channel 5 tonight (Monday).

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BBC show Bargain Hunt was filmed in St Wulfram's Church in Grantham this week.

Grantham St Wulfram’s welcomes BBC hit show Bargain Hunt to town

The popular daytime TV show Bargain Hunt was filmed in St Wulfram’s Church this week.

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Bridget Jones's Baby

CINEMA: Two chances to see Bridget Jones at Grantham Guildhall next week

There are two screenings of ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ at Guildhall Arts Centre on Tuesday (March 7).

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CINEMA: Grantham singer Williamson will give talk after Sleaford Mods documentary

CINEMA: Grantham singer Williamson will give talk after Sleaford Mods documentary

The Broadway Cinema in Nottingham is screening the Sleaford Mods documentary ‘Bunch of Kunst’ on Sunday, March 19.

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Moana. Photo: PA Photo/Disney.

CINEMA: Moana animation is visually breathtaking at Grantham Reel Cinema

The female empowerment of Frozen gets a colourful Polynesian makeover in the joyful rites-of-passage animation MOANA (PG, 113 mins), peppered with infectious songs composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i and Mark Mancina.

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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.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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Watch Elf at St Wulfram's Church

Christmas film Elf to be screened at Grantham’s St Wulfram’s Church

St Wulfram’s Church will put on another pop-up cinema event, following the success of its first event for Halloween.

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Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

This week, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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Latest artist's impression of the new multiplex cinema planned for Grantham. This image shows the 'pedestian walkway' leading from the cinema complex in St Catherine's Road to St Peter's Hill.

Reel hopes to stay put as hunt for Grantham cinema operator begins

Plans to build a new multiplex cinema in Grantham moved a step closer this week with cinema companies being invited to be considered to be the operator of the new complex.

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Lucy and Trip Hazard. Photo: ITV and Freemantle Media

Lucy and Trip Hazard impress but miss out on Britain’s Got Talent victory

Billingborough dog trainer Lucy Heath and little sidekick Trip Hazard impressed in the final of Britain’s Got Talent but missed out on ultimate victory.

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Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard. EMN-160527-102221001

UPDATE - Dancing dog duo Lucy and Trip from Billingborough voted through to Britain’s Got Talent final on wild card place

Billingborough’s dancing dog duo, Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard may not have been voted through in last night’s (Thursday) Britain’s Got Talent semi-final but the viewing public have voted them through as a wild card entry.

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Lucy Heath and Trip got the judges' vote. EMN-160523-181720001

Dog duo picked for BGT show

Billingborough dog trainer Lucy Heath and little sidekick Trip Hazard are excited to be picked to appear in tomorrow night’s semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent.

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