A group of students in Carlisle are being treated to an acting and directing mastertclass from Hollywood superstar John Hurt.
The English actor is famous for his roles in films such as The Elephant Man and The Midnight Express.
He is visiting Cumbria to help launch the Keswick film festival.
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A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.
A driver whose illegal over-taking led to him crashing his car head-on into another car, has been jailed today for two-and-a-half years.