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Bell rings on new Halifax-filmed drama Ackley Bridge

Happy Valley. Last Tango in Halifax. The Moorside. Calderdale and Halifax are fast-becoming filming hotspots for the small screen.

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Cast of Ackley Bridge. Picture: Channel 4

Hoax bomb scene cut from Ackley Bridge after Manchester attack

Channel 4's new Halifax-filmed series Ackley Bridge has had a last-minute edit to cut a 'fake bomb hoax' scene from the first episode in light of Monday's terror attack.
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Halifax on the small screen again in new Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge

Happy Valley. Last Tango in Halifax. The Moorside. Calderdale and Halifax are fast-becoming filming hotspots for the small screen.
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WATCH: First look at Halifax-filmed drama Ackley Bridge

WATCH: First look at Halifax-filmed drama Ackley Bridge

Here’s a first look at Ackley Bridge - a new Channel 4 drama filmed on location in Halifax.

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WATCH: Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax stars gear up for BAFTAs

Happy Valley and actresses from the series and the Last Tango in Halifax have been nominated in this year’s Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards.

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Alien: Covenant in IMAX at Cineworld Sheffield

WIN: Alien: Covenant IMAX Cineworld Sheffield tickets and Laser Quest Sheffield passes

In space, no one can hear you scream....but win today's fantastic prize and everyone will hear you - we have six tickets to see the new Alien: Covenant film in IMAX plus Laser Quest passes.
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Actor George Costigan talks to performing arts students at Calderdale College.

Q&A: Happy Valley star George Costigan on his favourite people and places

Actor George Costigan rose to fame in 1986 in Rita, Sue and Bob Too. Most recently on TV in Sally Wainwright’s Happy Valley, he is also a patron of the Square Chapel Centre for the Arts in Halifax and divides his time between France and York.

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Superheroes Captain America, Superwoman and Thor at last year's Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena.

WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Superheroes to take over Facebook Live

Superheroes will be taking over our Facebook Live stream at noon today - Saturday, May 6 - as we talk to organisers and fans promoting next month's Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017.
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Happy Valley ‘won’t return until end of 2018’

Gritty BBC police drama Happy Valley is unlikely to return until the end of next year, executive producer Nicola Shindler has revealed.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Sir Lenny Henry, Louis Theroux and Ian Hislop to speak at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Comedy icon Sir Lenny Henry, TV documentary star Louis Theroux and satirist Ian Hislop are amongst the high profile special guests coming to this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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Programme Name: Peter Kay's Car Share S2 - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 1) - Picture Shows:  John (PETER KAY), Kayleigh (SIAN GIBSON) - (C) Goodnight Vienna Productions - Photographer: -

Peter Kay’s Car Share finale cliffhanger leaves fans begging for ‘just one more’

Fans are still begging for just one more episode of Peter Kay’s Car Share after the hit sitcom’s last ever episode ended in an emotional cliffhanger.

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Silence please for film festival

Silence please for film festival

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival arrives in Halifax and Hebden Bridge next month as it brings the magic of a golden era of film with live music to cinemas, theatres and community venues across the county.

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Spotted: TV stars film in Halifax Borough Market

Spotted: TV stars film in Halifax Borough Market

It was lights, camera, action in Halifax yesterday (Wednesday) as filming for a television programme got underway.

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Yorkshire Rose award winner,  Sally Wainwright.
Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2015.  Picture Bruce Rollinson  15 May 2015.

Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright adds another award to her haul

Sally Wainwright scooped another award at the British Academy Television Craft Awards.

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Quiet! Silent film festival is in town

Quiet! Silent film festival is in town

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival arrives in Halifax and Hebden Bridge next month as it brings the magic of a golden era of film with live music to cinemas, theatres and community venues across the county.

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Adventure spirit flows at Banff film festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - featuring 14 action packed adventure films in one show - arrives at Hebden Bridge Picture House (April 25).

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Fun for all on Mary’s jolly Easter holiday

Fun for all on Mary’s jolly Easter holiday

There will be plenty to entertain families over Easter at Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax.

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It’s party time for Justin

It’s party time for Justin

It will be time to party when children’s TV star Justin Fletcher brings his new show to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, over the Easter weekend.

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Welcome to the family

Welcome to the family

The penultimate screening in Halifax Film Society’s 50th anniversary season is the Japanese film ‘Our Little Sister’.

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Oh baby! Win a London family break to celebrate arrival of The Boss Baby.

WIN: London family break to celebrate arrival of The Boss Baby

Oh baby! We have a fantastic London family break to be won to celebrate the arrival of a new DreamWorks Animation comedy, The Boss Baby.
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