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James Bond quiz: Sam Smith sings SPECTRE theme – Lyrics Quiz

James Bond Quiz

SPECTRE is set for release on Monday October 26, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as James Bond. And superstar Sam Smith will sing the theme tune to the latest film in the 007 franchise, which is called Writing’s On The Wall and will be released on September 25. The Stay With Me singer took to Twitter to confirm he …

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Welsh National Opera: 13 signs that you’re a true opera fan

Welsh National Opera launches its autumn 2015 season this week and the theme is ‘madness’. Premiering at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, it opens on September 11 with Queen Victoria’s favourite opera I puritani from Bellini which will be set between the English Civil War and 1970s Northern Ireland and is a Romeo Juliet style love story. The season …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover review: It wasn’t porn and they cut out most of the sex and swearing

Richard Madden

It seems as if the BBC tried to use maths to produce a hit TV show with the adaption of Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Line of Duty writer/director + actors from Game of Thrones, Happy Valley and The Borgias + controversial period novel = hit. And the broadcaster was no doubt hoping to capitalise on an audience hungry for the final …

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: 7 things we’ve learnt from the opening episode

1. The BBC are masters at making an 80-minute show out of something that would really only take less than 10 minutes to announce Keep dancing? Keep talking, more like. 2. Peter Andre is going to be in big trouble when he gets home. This was his reaction when Claudia commented on how young his mother-in-law looked And his kids …

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9 stalls you have to visit at Picnic Penarth

Pickled Pepper Another Penarth restaurant doing a pop-up is super cook Anand George’s Pickled Pepper which is home to the cheeky curry. Biryani is a speciality and we are LOVING the sound of their Malabar Chicken. Or if that doesn’t float your boat, how about Tandoori shank with coconut rice with mango naan to go? Seriously, curry doesn’t get any …

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Sir Tom Jones’ life to be laid bare in self-penned autobiography and new album

It may have taken him six decades to write but next month will see the publication of Sir Tom Jones’ autobiography Over The Top and Back Again. The 528 page self-penned tome, published through Michael Joseph on October 8, will be followed a day later by the release of Sir Tom’s new album Long Lost Suitcase. Described as a companion …

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It’s gluten, dairy and sugar free week on Bake Off and here are five recipes that you can get stuck in to at home

Tonight we saw the eight remaining bakers being put to the test as they created alternative bakes without sugar, gluten and dairy. The contestants were asked to make various sugar-free cakes, gluten-free pittas and dairy-free ice cream. And as alternative baking gets more popular, you can get involved by trying our five recipes that eliminate sugar, gluten and dairy at …

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New theatre company Motherlode aims to ‘move audiences’ with relevant tales from Wales

A new Welsh theatre company is preparing to make its debut with a a drama premiere inspired by real-life events. Motherlode aims to move audiences with relevant stories from underrepresented areas of Wales. And its first play, The Good Earth, is a tale about fighting for a community which has been inspired by true events. The story is told through …

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Educating Cardiff just featured a pupil called Aaron and we all fell in love with him

It’s safe to say that the top of tonight’s class in Educating Cardiff was Aaron. He’s boy of few words and few mates (at the start anyway) who loves reading Percy Jackson books but hates pigeons. Why? Because they try and pinch his dinner of course. And his reaction when one tries to fly off with his lunch was a …

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Can you think of a better place to watch the movie Escape from Alcatraz than at Tenby’s St Catherine’s Island?

When you’re planning to watch a film about an escape from the maximum security prison on a rock in the middle of the sea, what better place than on a Pembrokeshire island? The historic fort on the Tenby’s St Catherine’s Island, which is soon to reopen as a tourist attraction, is to make its debut as a pop-up cinema next …

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