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June 18, 2018 2:45 AM 'It is common sense not to walk across a dark park at night': Commentator slams feminists for expecting 'male predators' to change their behavior

A Today show commentator slammed feminists for expecting male predators to change their behaviour as Melbourne reels following the alleged murder and rape of a young comedian Eurydice Dixon as she walked home. The Today show's Miranda Devine, who also writes a column for News Ltd papers, said women need to use their 'common sense' when they are in public 4

June 17, 2018 12:06 PM Sci-fi by the Sea: Science fiction fans flock to Herne Bay festival

Hundreds of science fiction fans have turned out for Sci-fi by the Sea in Herne Bay. The family-friendly day festival is taking place at Herne Bay Junior School in King's Road. Costumes are strongly encouraged, and many visitors have pulled out all the stops in paying homage to their favourite sci-fi characters. Special guests at today's event include 8

June 17, 2018 7:01 AM Shrek and Donkey on another whirlwind adventure to Llandudno

Based on the story and the characters from the Oscar winning DreamWorks Animation film this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Join unlikely - and fiercely reluctant - hero Shrek and his loyal steed of sorts Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue 8

June 16, 2018 7:01 AM Rhyl Liberty Players to paint vivid picture of post-war Britain in three night run

Tickets are still available to catch a Rhyl institution' celebrate the last of the song and dance men tonight. The Rhyl Liberty Players will mark their 75th summer with a production of John Osborne’s three act play The Entertainer, which will be at The Little Theatre for three nights. The play became the famous 1960 film with Laurence Olivier, who was nominated 7

June 9, 2018 7:01 AM Colwyn Bay's Stand-up at the Seaside scales new heights with five nights this month

Rothnie said: "There’s something for everyone this month and we’re really lucky to be able bring such a brilliant array of talent to Colwyn Bay." The extra courses of delcious comedy begin on June 16 with a one-off special hosted by Radio 4's Marcus Brigstocke at the Tabernacle in Llandudno featuring a stacked bill of Colwyn Bay favourites Ignacio Lopez 9

June 8, 2018 9:40 PM Love Actually star Keira Knightley awarded OBE

Keira Knightley has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and will receive an OBE for her services to drama and charity. The royal honour comes more than 15 years after the twice Oscar-nominated film star scored her breakthrough role as a football-loving teenager in Bend It Like Beckham. Since then, Knightley, 33, has gone on to star in several 16

June 7, 2018 1:14 AM Last orders as Minder’s lovable barman, dies aged 87

His gullible bartender was teamed with George Cole, who played roguish car dealer Arthur Daley, and Dennis Waterman, who played Arthur’s bodyguard Terry McCann, in the ITV comedy-drama, which regularly pulled in 16 million viewers. In spite of his success in the role, Mr Edwards’s part was initially a small one. “It was just one day’s work initially 12

June 6, 2018 10:34 AM Lost Voice Guy ‘delighted’ to return with new run of radio sitcom

Comedian and Britain’s Got Talent champion Lost Voice Guy has said he is “delighted” to return to radio with a second series of his sitcom, Ability. The semi-autobiographical show, which follows 25-year-old Matt, who has cerebral palsy and is moving into his best friend’s flat, was recommissioned after the success of the first series, which was broadcast 9

June 6, 2018 9:42 AM Count Arthur Strong returns to York Barbican with new show Alive and Unplugged

BBC Radio 4 favourite Count Arthur Strong is Alive and Unplugged at York Barbican on Friday night. Alone, solo and by himself, with no-one with him, the show-business Colossasus (check that, he says) leads his audience on a journey through his early career at 8pm. "Using the latest technology and all that – I presume we’ve got a projector? – he will be delving 6

June 1, 2018 9:36 AM Toni Collette used to find Muriel’s Wedding ‘inescapable’

Actress Toni Collette has told how early on in her career references to the film, Muriel’s Wedding, “felt inescapable”. Australian-born Collette, 45, starred in the 1994 comedy directed by P.J. Hogan as Muriel Heslop and the character became synonymous with the line: “You’re terrible Muriel.” Talking on The Graham Norton Show, she said: “It (Muriel’s 10