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Freeman Lenny Henry delighted with Dudley honour

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From being a teenage helper at Dudley Zoo to achieving worldwide comedy stardom, Lenny Henry couldn’t hide his surprise as he received the Freedom of Dudley, saying ‘this wasn’t supposed to happen to me’.

Andrew's made-up to be panto dame

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Dressed in his jeans and a T-shirt Andrew Ryan could be mistaken for one of the backstage crew at the theatre – possibly the lighting engineer or the sound technician.

Argo - film review

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Carl Jones reviews Argo and says that Ben Affleck is back on form with this tension-building thriller.

X Factor star Niki Evans ready for panto

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Fresh from treading the boards in Blood Brothers, X Factor singing sensation Niki Evans returns to pantomime at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for the third year running.

Film review - Skyfall

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As the 23rd James Bond film hits our screens today, our film critic Carl Jones meets the current stars, recaps the old ones and gives his five-star verdict on Skyfall.

Soul singer Jaki Graham launches new album

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Soul singer Jaki Graham launches her new album and speaks to the Express & Star about her long career which has recently seen her presented with her own star on Broad Street in Birmingham, and bringing some of her old hits back to life.