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Peter Wight: from Duffield to the National Theatre
September 28, 2015 – 8:48 pm | No Comment
Peter Wight: from Duffield to the National Theatre

The name may not be familiar – but the face certainly is. Peter Wight has appeared regularly over the past 35 years on stage, the small screen and film in all sorts of heavyweight …

John Harvey: following a Nottinghamshire tradition
September 25, 2015 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
John Harvey: following a Nottinghamshire tradition

Ever since Lord Byron picked up a pen more than 200 years ago, Nottinghamshire has had an almost unmatched reputation for producing quality authors. D H Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe continued the tradition. But none …

Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff: in a league of his own
September 23, 2015 – 12:50 pm | No Comment
Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff: in a league of his own

He was the most feared all-rounder of his generation during a cricketing career in which he spearheaded an England victory over Australia in the Ashes, prompting one columnist to call him “the greatest Ashes legend …

Two Joes together: Pasquale and Tracini
September 21, 2015 – 4:13 pm | No Comment
Two Joes together: Pasquale and Tracini

Funny man Joe Pasquale, the comedian with the high-pitched voice who has been entertaining audiences for more than 25 years, has a motto: unless you literally can’t speak or can’t stand up, you go on …

The saga of The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse
September 2, 2015 – 8:49 am | No Comment
The saga of The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse

Visitors to the 15,000-acre Welbeck Estate near Worksop in Nottinghamshire are generally captivated by how it has continually been regenerated without losing its historic, individual character.
Yet most people who take advantage of the state room …