The 18 actors you didn’t know come from Yorkshire

They are actors who have proven themselves on the big and small screen alike.

Maxine Peake in Funny Cow.

Maxine Peake goes for gags in new film Funny Cow

The Northern club circuit provides the backdrop for Funny Cow, with Maxine Peake taking the brickbats as she doles out the gags. Exclusive location report by Tony Earnshaw.

Everyman Cinema at Trinity Leeds will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a free film screening this Friday

Everyman Cinema to celebrate fifth birthday with free film and fizz

Everyman Cinema at Trinity Leeds will mark its fifth birthday with a free film screening, cake and fizz.


Bradford Odeon restoration scheme to get £4m funding boost

Plans to transform a dilapidated cinema into a 4,000-capacity music venue have been boosted with £4m of government funding.


Why did a former Leeds University student give her dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon?

A former University of Leeds student made her dreams a reality when she handed her university dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon.


Sir Patrick Stewart is back in Huddersfield to talk about his remarkable career

Sir Patrick Stewart is one the country’s best-known actors. Chris Bond caught up with him as he returns to Yorkshire to talk about his life on the stage and screen.

Peter Rabbit (voiced by James Corden) PA Photo/Sony Pictures/� 2017 CTMG, Inc.

How James Corden returned to his roots with new film Peter Rabbit

James Corden has come a very long way. Not just geographically – from Buckinghamshire where he was brought up, to Los Angeles where he now lives, and back to London, where he is giggling in a dark hotel room – but from his start in British comedies to the top of the Hollywood food chain.

Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.

Derek Jacobi on the set of Ilkley. Picture: Tony Johnson

OMG, there’s been a murder at the Ilkley book festival!

The scent of murder mixed with the spring blossom in the elegant Victorian heart of Ilkley.

Tom Blyth and Richard Mason in Scott and Sid based on the experiences of Yorkshire businessmen Scott Elliott and Sid Sadowskyj.

How the real-life experience of two Yorkshire best friends inspired new film Scott and Sid

Two Yorkshire entrepreneurs made a film about themselves... Tony Earnshaw reports.

Dave Johns and Stephen Graham in Walk Like a Panther

Seconds out and time, gentlemen, please, for a wrestling revival

A new film about the glory days of professional wrestling in the North of England is also a plea to keep traditional pubs alive, according to its Huddersfield-born director.

A scene from Walk Like a Panther

Leeds pub’s starring role in new film Walk Like a Panther

HISTORIC Leeds pub The Cardigan Arms plays a starring role in new feature film Walk Like a Panther, which is released tomorrow.

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The film Amplify Her will be given its European premiere at Leeds College of Music.

Amplify Her film to premiere at Leeds College of Music

Part motion comic, part live action, the much anticipated documentary film Almplify Her will make its European premiere on International Women’s Day, presented by Leeds College of Music and city-based record label Come Play With Me.

Frances McDormand accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" at the Oscars.

The Yorkshire Post says: Their finest hour? Stealing the show at the Oscars

NO acceptance speech in the long history of the Academy Awards has been more profound, or important, than Frances McDormand’s call-to-arms after being named best actress at the 90th Oscars.

Celia Imrie as Bif and Imelda Staunton as Sandra in Finding Your Feet. PA Photo/Entertainment One.

Imelda Staunton: Why film doesn’t have to portray older women as cardigan wearing bridge players

New comedy Finding Your Feet presents a different perspective on ageing. Georgia Humphreys talks to two of its stars.

Sean Bean in Dark River.

EXCLUSIVE: Behind the scenes of the new Sean Bean film Dark River

In Dark River, her third Yorkshire-based film, Clio Barnard explores sheep farming, sibling rivalry… and dreadful family secrets. Exclusive location report by Tony Earnshaw.

The movie prop was built  by hand using fibreglass, plywood, plastic and metal. SWNS

Doncaster man pays tribute to Mark Hamill's Star Wars return to big screen by building life size X-WING in garden

A Doncaster movie extra has paid tribute to Star Wars legend Mark Hamill - by constructing a life-size replica of the actor's X-WING.

MONSTER MOVIE: Richard Jenkins as Giles and Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito in The Shape of Water.

Film review: The Shape of Water (15)

Director Guillermo Del Toro tends to be at his best when rooting fantasy horror in real-life horror.

TRUE STORY: Ray Corasani as Ayoub in the 15:17 to Paris.

Review: The 15:17 to Paris (15)

Based on the non-fiction book The 15:17 To Paris: The True Story Of A Terrorist, A Train, And Three American Soldiers, director Clint Eastwood’s propulsive thriller casts three real-life heroes as themselves in a dramatisation of a 2015 attack on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to the French capital.

Undated film still handout from The Shape of Water. Pictured: (L-R) Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito and Octavia Spencer as Zelda Fuller. See PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Del Toro. Picture credit should read: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Fox Searchlight Pictures. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Del Toro.

Love Story

Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy romance The Shape Of Water has been nominated for 13 Oscars. He spoke to Laura Harding.

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