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In Plain Sight comes second to Tom Roth in the battle of the serial killers

Serial killers are like seismic political events triggered by popular votes, aren’t they? You wait ages for one, then two come along at once.

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Lovemurder by Saul Black

Book review: Lovemurder by Saul Black

In crime fiction, murderers come and go… some are bad, some are very bad and some are downright evil.

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Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Book review: Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Stiffen the sinews and summon up the blood… Mari Hannah’s north-east cop DCI Kate Daniels is back on the beat and waging war on a vicious killer.

Arts
The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

Book review: The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

After a forty-six year lull, the frosted office door of ‘B. Cool, Investigations’ swings open once more as the lovable private eye team of ‘hard as nails’ boss Bertha Cool and her ‘little runt’ operative, Donald Lam, set to work on a tough new case in The Knife Slipped.

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Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Santa's grotto at St George's Centre

Where is Santa going to be this year?

Santa is in high demand at this time of year.

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Greg Lake, Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer at Kennington Oval with their awards gained in the Melody Maker Polls

Greg Lake has died aged 69

Former King Crimson frontman Greg Lake has died aged 69, his manager has confirmed

Music
Jamie Sutherland

Laughs aplenty from Liverpool

The final Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club of the year comes to The Grand Theatre on Friday, with a headliner that’s described as “John Bishop but with more jokes”.

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Emma Wright

Jingle Bell rock at Viva

Viva’s Christmas Party Spectacular - The Jingle Bells Ball, will return once again on Saturday night.

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Christmas lights switch-on at Rainbow House

Santa helped put smiles on these faces

Children with life limiting illnesses enjoyed some festive cheer at their annual Christmas fair.
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Elvis tribute act Chris Connor who has two shows lined up at Viva

Elvis tribute aiming to get Viva all shook up

After his headline show at Lowther Pavilion last month, the world’s best Elvis tribute Chris Connor will once again be returning to the Fylde for two shows at Viva.

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The Billionaires, who will be performing on stage after the film has finished

1943 musical to be shown at event

The Winter Gardens will be transported back to the 1940s on Friday for a special screening of Stormy Weather.

Theatre and Comedy 1
Tom Ogden , Blossoms

Something rather exciting is blossoming

Blossoms, Albert Hall, Manchester

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Peter Vaughan

Game Of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.
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Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Book reviews: Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Christmas comes only once a year… and Usborne Children’s Books always know how to make the season of sparkle extra special!

Arts
Chorley Little Theatre 2016 Panto Cleopatra. From left, Cleo (Rachel Offord) and Dame (Andy Burke)

There’s a pharaoh chill in the theatre - but panto bosses vow the show will go on

This year’s panto at Chorley Little Theatre is unlikely to have ‘em roasting in the Niles.

In fact, those flocking to see Cleopatra will definitely need some Anti-ny freeze.

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Some of the cast of Alice in Wonderland on Ice, which is opening on Sunday at the Pleasure Beach Arena

Alice gets her skates on in winter wonder

A cast of 75 talented young skaters invite you to take the leap down the rabbit hole this Christmas, as they present ‘Alice in Wonderland on Ice’ at the Pleasure Beach Arena.

Theatre and Comedy 2
Diana Zwibach-Febland

Local artist’s new exhibition is Feb-ulous

Blackpool based artist Diana Zwibach-Febland – whose work graces some very special private collections and art galleries internationally - is to present an exhibition of her work

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Darcy Loses the Plot at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Comic pair play Austen for plenty of laughs

Mr Darcy Loses The Plot, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

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