Arts & Screen

GBBO: As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let’s recap on who we’ve lost already

It’s been another season of burnt biscuits and showstopping cakes - the nation has been gripped by series 7 of the Great British Bake Off. With the final looming this Wednesday, here’s a recap on who’s had the upper crust and who’s had a soggy bottom.

A battered Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher

Review: Jack Reacher's return is enjoyable but forgettable

Matt Adcock reviews Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A), starring Tom Cruise

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Inferno

Review: This Inferno fails to catch fire

Matt Adcock reviews Inferno (12A), starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

TV ads blamed for overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.

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Emily Blunt in The Girl on the Train

Review: Clunky acting derails The Girl on the Train

Matt Adcock reviews The Girl on the Train (15), starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux

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Underappreciated films on Netflix   The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Underappreciated films on Netflix – The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Netflix is quick to direct you towards its high-profile original shows and latest blockbuster movies.

More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

Eva Green as Miss Peregrine

Review: Weird and wonderful fun with Miss Peregrine

Matt Adcock reviews Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (12A), starring Eva Green

The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.

Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt in The Magnificent Seven

Review: Explosive fun with the Seven but short of magnificent

Matt Adcock reviews The Magnificent Seven (12A), starring Denzel Washington

A scene from Scattered by Motionhouse

Family dance show to make a splash at Warwick Arts Centre

Warwickshire dance company Motionhouse takes its family show Scattered to Warwick Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 4.

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Sennia Nanua in The Girl With All The Gifts

Film review: Tasty zombie action with a gifted girl

Matt Adcock reviews (and appears in) The Girl With All The Gifts

Jonathan Ross

What happens when beloved programmes and stars leave the BBC

The Great British Bake Off is making the move from BBC to Channel 4, a path often take by stars and shows in search of pastures (and payslips) new.

Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

Tango at home at Woodside Wildlife Park in Lincolnshire. Credit SWNS

Britain’s oldest tiger, star of Esso TV ads, dies aged 22

Britain’s oldest tiger, who featured in the iconic Esso fuel adverts, has passed away at the age of 22.

Great British Take Off: Baking kit sales go crazy

Baking kit sales rocket as Great British Bake Off fever rises

Baking kit continues to fly off the shelves as millions of Great British Bake Off fans bid to create the show-stopping creations.

Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur review: A gentle Roman epic with a burst of thrills

Matt Adcock reviews Ben-Hur (12A), starring Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell

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Sweary but funny: Sausage Party makes concerted efforts to offend

Review: Don’t invite children to Sausage Party

Matt Adcock reviews adult animation Sausage Party

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Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

Physical theatre company Frantic Assembly is coming to the arts centre

Big names on their way to arts centre

Warwick Arts Centre’s autumn programme promises big names and something for everyone over the coming months.

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