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Play marks a century since Exeter City played Brazil

Exeter City footballers are preparing to travel to South America on Thursday to recreate the club's most historic match. A century ago they became the first side to play against Brazil's national team.

That game has now been turned into a musical. 'The Day We Played Brazil' opens tomorrow night, and tells the story of the original 1914 fixture and what's happened to the city since then. Seth Conway reports.

Space available in Plymouth harbour for MTV Crashes

20,000 people are expecting to pack Plymouth Hoe for tonight's MTV Crashes concert, which will be broadcast across the world. Headliners include Kaiser Chiefs, the 1975 and Kiesza. Kai

Cllr Peter Smith, the Deputy Leader of Plymouth Council is suggesting that the Hoe will be buzzing but there is space in the harbour, if people want to come by boat.


Plymouth prepares to stage MTV Crashes

Preparations for MTV Crashes, which takes place in Plymouth tonight Credit: ITV News West Country

Plymouth is preparing for its biggest event of the year tonight - as MTV Crashes hits the Hoe.

A crowd of around 20,000 people is expected for the event which has the Kaiser Chiefs headlining.

Motorists are being advised to stay clear of the area - there are widespread road closures around the Hoe.

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Taunton's Pip Andersen to star in Star Wars

Pip Andersen set to star in Star Wars Credit: ITV News West Country

Unknown Somerset actor Pip Andersen has landed a starring role in the new Star Wars Film following open auditions which attracted thousands of hopefuls.

Taunton's Pip Andersen, 23, is an expert in the gravity-defying sport of parkour and recently showcased his skill at jumping across rooftops in a Sony Spider-Man commercial.

Also selected is Crystal Clarke is a US actress who is studying in Glasgow and will be seen in her first feature, The Moon And The Sun, which stars Pierce Brosnan, next year.

It is not yet known what roles the pair will play in JJ Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII.

Around 37,000 hopefuls attended open castings in 11 cities across the US and UK, while more than 30,000 submitted applications online.

Lucasfilm president and president Kathleen Kennedy said: "The Star Wars universe has always been about discovering and nurturing young talent and in casting Episode VII we wanted to remain absolutely faithful to this tradition.

"We are delighted that so many travelled to see us at the open casting calls and that we have been able to make Crystal and Pip a part of the film."


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Glastonbury: Rudimental cut short by lightning strike

Rudimental on the Pyramid Stage before being cut short by a storm. Credit: PA

Rudimental's Glastonbury set has been cut short by a thunder and lightning storm that hit the Pyramid Stage as they were performing.

Organisers were forced to pull the plug on the London drum 'n' bass act after the storm interrupted their rendition of Waiting All Night.

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Glastonbury Festival-goers embrace rain and mud

In keeping with Glastonbury tradition, visitors to the famous music festival have been met with damp, rainy conditions on Friday as the Kaiser Chiefs opened the event in a surprise set.

The rain and mud is not deterring festival-goers at Glastonbury. Credit: ITV News
Revellers take to their waterproofs at the famous event. Credit: ITV News
Music-lovers embrace the wet weather ahead of tonight's performances. Credit: ITV News
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