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10 incredible short films you can watch online for free

​It’s common knowledge in the movie industry that short films don’t make money. But while the full-length feature might be the format that directors aspire to make, shorts can still reach cinematic standards – and often launch the careers of their creators.
Great British Bake Off 2016

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.

VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Final Trailer

VIDEO: Excitement mounts as new Star Wars trailer released

Sci-fi fans are breathless with anticipation following release of another trailer for upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Inspirational Isle star Sheridan Smith is focus of art exhibition

Inspirational Isle star Sheridan Smith is focus of art exhibition

A new art exhibition is being launched next month focusing on inspiring women from Lincolnshire - and that includes the Isle’s very own Sheridan Smith.

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Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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Film top dog Lassie with starlet Liz Taylor

Who's top dog in film animal kingdom?

Canine cutie Lassie came home first in UK's best loved movie animals survey.

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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.

Sheffield DJ Toby Foster reunites with teenage band to perform for Children in Need

Sheffield DJ Toby Foster reunites with teenage band to perform for Children in Need

After 30 years Toby Foster, BBC Radio Sheffield’s Breakfast presenter, is dusting off his bass guitar to reunite with his teenage band Courting The Act for Children in Need.

Big pants big suiccess

UTTER PANTS! How Bridget Jones boosted big underwear

We all giggled at the enormous underwear scene (reprised here) in first Bridget Jones film, now succeeded by successful baby sequel.
The Great British Breakaway

BREADXIT: What happens when beloved shows and stars leave BBC

The Great British Bake Off making the move from BBC to Channel 4 retreads a path often taken by stars and shows in search of pastures (and payslips) new.
TV Licensing fraud emails rise

Rise in TV Licensing fraud emails

Fraudsters are using emails offering fake refunds on the TV Licence to steal bank account details.


TV star launches performing arts academy in Doncaster

The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school for 4-18 year olds – and the newest academy is opening in Doncaster on Saturday September 24.

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VIDEO: Sir David Jason returns to Doncaster for filming of Still Open All Hours

Excited crowds watched on as comedy legend Sir David Jason returned to Doncaster this morning to begin filming the third series of Still Open All Hours.
Tango in his most iconic role.

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.

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Sheffield Hallam lecturer takes home ‘Best Screenplay’ award

A screenwriting lecturer from Sheffield Hallam University has taken home the gong for ‘Best Screenplay’ at the British Screenwriters’ Awards.

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New on streaming services this month

As September rolls around we take a look at what the two biggest streaming services in the UK are bringing to our screens.

Mrs Brown's Boys

Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom of the 21st century

It’s the farcical comedy which leaves critics stony-faced. But now Mrs Brown’s Boys has been voted the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais’s observational masterpiece, The Office.

Doncaster Great British Bake Off star Val Stones. (Photo: BBC).

Doncaster woman begins quest to win TV's Great British Bake Off tonight

A Doncaster woman will begin her quest to win TV's Great British Bake Off tonight.

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Family favourite The Wizard Of Oz

Dorothy and Toto still pass screen test with kids after 77 years

There is no film like The Wizard of Oz when it comes to favourite family feature around here.

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