Sheffield actor Sean Bean is starring in a new TV drama, playing the role of a 19th Century police investigator.
'The Frankenstein Chronicles' is being described as a "re-imagining of the Frankenstein story as crime drama" .
Daniel Harris went to find out more.
Former Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn, better known to fans, of course as Vera Duckworth, is coming out of retirement eight years after leaving the street to make a rather grumpy appearance on Emmerdale. Here's Mark Witty.
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Gary Barlow and Tim Firth became 'honorary Yorkshiremen' at last night's White Rose Awards.
The awards celebrate the best in Yorkshire tourism, and the boys from Cheshire were given the title in recognition of their new musical, The Girls, which premieres in Leeds next week.
Duncan Wood was there:
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth tell guests at the White Rose Awards how spending time in the North Yorkshire village of Burnsall inspired them to write the theme tune for their new musical 'The Girls'.
The pop band Busted have announced today that they are back together - and gearing up for a reunion tour which takes in Sheffield Arena next year.
It will be be band's first tour in 12 years and is the reunion even the band members themselves said could never happen.
The tour kicks off on May 11th at Wembley arena and is in Sheffield on May 17th. Busted's hits include “What I Go To School For”, “Crashed The Wedding”, “You Said No”, “Air Hostess” and “Year 3000.
Tickets for Sheffield Arena go on sale this Friday (November 13th) at 9am.
“For me, there’s a huge sense of unfinished business … I always thought in my heart we’d do Busted again, but that it was just a matter of when and how.
A year ago James and I got together and just started hanging out … and it felt really different, somehow, to how it had ten years ago. And the idea crept into my head after all that time apart: what would Busted look like today?
We’ve done this crazy, exciting, adventurous, scenic route back to being Busted. And now we're here, we’re all super-re-energised.
Newly-appointed Honorary Yorkshire Men Gary Barlow and Tim Firth were joined by a host of sporting and television personalities at last night's White Rose Awards.
They included Lizzie Jones, the widow of rugby league star Danny Jones, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos players as well as stars from Emmerdale and World Championship silver medal winning Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson.
What a night! To have one of the world’s biggest pop icons walk onto the stage at the White Rose Awards was an incredible moment and such a buzz for all the finalists who are here to celebrate the best of Yorkshire tourism “I am very proud to welcome Gary Barlow and Tim Firth as honorary Yorkshiremen. Gary and Tim have done a great job of telling an extraordinary tale about a group of ordinary Yorkshire women and I am sure The Girls will be a major success.
Welcome to Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards honour the best tourism businesses in the county covering 16 categories including Tourism Event of the Year, Large Visitor Attraction and Restaurant with Rooms. Here's the the full list of winners
- Small Visitor Attraction Award: Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens
- Large Visitor Attraction Award: The Forbidden Corner
- Taste of Yorkshire Award: Lottie Shaw's Bakery
- Self Catering, Cruisers and Serviced Apartments Award: The Dovecote Barns
- Yorkshire Pub of the Year Award: Shibden Mill Inn
- Yorkshire Restaurant of the Year Award: The Hare Restaurant
- Tourism Event of the Year Award: The best race in the world, the Juddmonte International
- Caravan Holiday Park and Holiday Village Award: Humble Bee Farm
- B&B Guest Accommodation of the Year Award: Low Mill Guesthouse
- Large Hotel of the Year Award: The Black Swan, Helmsley
- Small Hotel of the Year Award: Yorebridge House
- Business Tourism Award: The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate
- Restaurant with Rooms of the Year Award: The Cleveland Tontine
- Visitor Information Award: Thirsk Tourist Information Centre
- Arts and Culture Award: Hull Truck Theatre
- Outstanding Customer Service Award: Wentbridge House Team.
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Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have been given the title of 'honorary Yorkshiremen' following their surprise appearance at the White Rose Business awards in Leeds.
The duo, who are originally from Cheshire, are debuting their new musical, 'The Girls' in Leeds on Saturday.
Watched by the original Calendar Girls, Gary Barlow told the audience:
This is amazing. I’ve got many awards but believe me this is going right in the middle of them. The reaction here tonight shows why we’re here. I’ve always played to great audiences here in Yorkshire and I’m hoping for that for the show.
Tim Firth added:
As the son of a man from Doncaster and Leeds United supporter this is a very proud night for me.
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