Arts & Screen

Review: Jack Reacher's return is enjoyable but forgettable

Matt Adcock reviews Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A), starring Tom Cruise

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Inferno

Review: This Inferno fails to catch fire

Matt Adcock reviews Inferno (12A), starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

TV ads blamed for overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.

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English Youth Ballet.

Chance to take part in ballet

Young ballet dancers who want to perform on stage at a real theatre alongside professional principal dancers are invited to attend an audition with the English Youth Ballet.

Willian the Conqueror

Warrior king comes back to Berkhamsted after 950 years away

He was the all-conquering warrior king who launched the last successful invasion of England - and on Friday he returns to Berkhamsted.

Emily Blunt in The Girl on the Train

Review: Clunky acting derails The Girl on the Train

Matt Adcock reviews The Girl on the Train (15), starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux

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WilliamThe Conqueror

Conqueror’s bust will be there for everyone to see

The man who created a bronze bust of William The Conqueror, which will be unveiled later this month, has told the Gazette about the project.

Debbie as a young athlete

Medal loss leads to renewed love

An Olympic athlete who turned a heart-breaking theft into a trip to Rio has launched her latest Games-inspired 

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Lauren Rukin, 28, Hemel Hempstead Disaster Chef

‘Disater chef’ mum takes on Raymond Blanc

Mum-of-two Lauren Rukin has been given the dubious accolade of being named one of Britain’s most hopeless cooks.

Underappreciated films on Netflix   The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

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.

More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

A Graham Greene shade of history

A Graham Greene shade of history

One of the great writers of the 20th century was remembered again at the weekend, when the Graham Greene International Festival returned to Berkhamsted.

Eva Green as Miss Peregrine

Review: Weird and wonderful fun with Miss Peregrine

Matt Adcock reviews Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (12A), starring Eva Green

Bayeux tapestry scene

William the Conqueror coming back to Berkhamsted

One of the most famous figures in English history will finally return to Berkhamsted, 950 years after his first visit.

The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.


Young readers

Young readers booked a place in the record books after Hertfordshire’s most successful Summer Reading Challenge to date.

Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt in The Magnificent Seven

Review: Explosive fun with the Seven but short of magnificent

Matt Adcock reviews The Magnificent Seven (12A), starring Denzel Washington

Mary Berry

VOTE: Who should replace Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off?

Have your say on who you think should replace the Berry - from our refined list of favourites.

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Sennia Nanua in The Girl With All The Gifts

Film review: Tasty zombie action with a gifted girl

Matt Adcock reviews (and appears in) The Girl With All The Gifts

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