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30 brilliant books you can read in a day

It’s the 20th annual World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and what better way to celebrate than curling up with a good book?

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The Salt Of The Earth

Unforgettable images in Wim Wenders inspirational movie

The current season of the Eastbourne Film Society comes to an end next Wednesday, March 8, with the screening of remarkable film The Salt of the Earth.

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Eastbourne Music And Arts Festival 2017

Highlighting young talent at Eastbourne’s popular event

The Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival, now in its 57th year, has been showcasing plenty of vibrant local talent and performance having taken place between February 10-19.

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John Travolta (left) in Life on the Line

DVD review: Life on the Line (3 out of 5)

The work of the lineman is a very American phenomenon.

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Cage to be screened at the Barn Theatre in Seaford

Premiere for The Barn Theatre

Seaford Community Cinema is supporting the Barn Theatre renovation fund by showing the premiere of locally shot thriller Cage, with a Q&A with director, Warren Dudley and actor Lucy-Jane Quinlan.

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Hidden Figures

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

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Disasters Of War - We Used To Live Here, by David Armitage, at the Birley Centre SUS-170214-140626001

Colour is the motivation behind work

Spectrum is the latest solo exhibition from contemporary painter David Armitage and will be at the Birley Centre from February 25-March 19.

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Denial

Film review: Denial (4 out of 5)

It’s a tough act to create a movie out of a libel case that went on for weeks and the result of which is widely known.

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T2 Trainspotting

Film review: T2 Trainspotting (3 out of 5)

Back in 1996 Trainspotting hit the big screen with a vengeance.

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COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

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David Armitage art exhibition - Disasters Of War - We Used To Live Here

Exploration and colour in art show

Spectrum is the latest solo exhibition from contemporary painter David Armitage.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

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A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

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Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

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Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and the Great British Bake Off contestants

The BBC wins 2016

The Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb) has released the list of the top 40 highest-rated TV programmes of 2016 so far.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (5 out of 5)

As a spin-off from the original Star Wars series, you may think Rogue One might just be a pleasant distraction from the ongoing franchise.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

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Tom Hanks and Aaron Eckhart in Sully

Film review: Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (4 out of 5)

It’s always a tough ask - take a real-life incident that everyone knows about and try to keep up the tension for 90 or more minutes.

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Peter Vaughan in Game of Thrones SUS-160524-120537001

COUNTY NEWS: Tributes to Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan

Tributes are being paid to Sussex actor Peter Vaughan - best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge - who died this morning (Tuesday December 6), aged 93.

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