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Little Accidents: An Intense, Emotional Drama

Little Accidents is an emotional, realistic production that keeps you asking questions. Director and writer: Sara Colangelo Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Josh Lucas, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Lofland Release: September 28 Little Accidents follows the lives of a small community who all are coping in their own ways to a tragic accident which saw several of the […]

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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!

For one night only, the world sang and danced to the Time Warp. Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Starring: David Bedella. Haley Flaherty, Ben Forster, Sophie Linder-Lee, Jayde Westaby, Richard Meek, Dominic Andersen, Kristian Lavercombe Touring: From December 2015 The Playhouse Theatre, London, and cinemas across the world were invaded by ‘Sweet Transvestites From […]

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Addicted to Fresno: Only Slightly Addictive

Addicted to Fresno is an attempt at a Thelma and Louise-esque comedy. Director: Jamie Babbit Writer: Karey Dornetto Starring: Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne, Malcom Barrett, Molly Shannon This black-comedy centres around two sisters, Martha (Natasha Lyonne) a lesbian and Shannon (Judy Greer) a sex addict, who work as maids in a hotel is Fresno. When […]

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Alan Ayckbourn’s new play Hero’s Welcome review

Alan Ayckbourn’s new play Hero’s Welcome is a humorous yet serious production that will make you think about past relations and romances. Director: Alan Ayckbourn Writer: Alan Ayckbourn Starring: Stephen Billington, Elizabeth Boag, Russell Dixo, Terenia Edwards, Emma Manton, Richard Stacey Running: September 4 – October 3 The play captures a town’s reaction to Murray […]

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New Chairman for Hertsmere Youth Council

A Queen’s School pupil from Radlett has been voted chair of the youth council for Hertsmere. Jackie Warman, who is 16 but was elected when he was 15, started working with the youth council five years ago and has been actively involved in the local community. In June, the youth council had an election for […]

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‘Thank you seafarers’

Harpenden Town Council raised the Red Ensign flag at the Town Hall to promote the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers on Merchant Navy Day. The Merchant Navy seafarers are responsible for around 95 per cent of the UK’s imports including food products. At 10am on September 3, visiting ships in UK ports were encouraged […]

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We’re all going on a short summer holiday

A recent announcement has revealed that schools in England are now able to set their own term dates and summer holidays. Academies and free schools have the power to determine their own term dates and many across England are already taking advantage of this change. The Department of Education have also revealed that this change […]

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Decorative sword stolen from young blacksmith from Abbots Langley

A young blacksmith from Abbots Langley is asking for witnesses after a decorative sword was stolen during bank holiday weekend in Wimpole Estate. Peter Williamson, 23 who lives on The Graylings in Abbots Langley, graduated last year and created the sword for his final project at Hereford College of Arts. The sword, which measures two […]

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An Inspirational Couple

In Raw, near Whitby in North Yorkshire, there is a couple who have an inspirational story to tell. Dennis and Norma Carrick spend their retirement caring and rescuing abandoned and injured animals, whether they are wild or pets. The couple have been helping abandoned and injured animals for 16 years and they never have a […]