Dan Dare comic: How a fifties vicar came to land the Eagle | Books | Entertainment

Hero Dan Dare was a knight of the skies operating in outer space (Image: Getty) First published on April 14, 1950, the Eagle was conceived as a British response to the science-fiction themed comics from the USA, featuring space travelling heroes like Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon. And its unlikely creator was an Anglican vicar from Southport by More...

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Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale ‘only to be read and burnt’ on sale for £95k | Books | Entertainment

Fleming gave the handsomely-bound edition of Casino Royale to the family of the boss who gave him the time off to write it. He was working as a foreign news manager for Kemsley Newspapers when Viscount Kemsley More...

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Bridgerton books: Does Duke of Hastings return in the book series? | Books | Entertainment

Does Duke of Hastings return in the Bridgerton book series? In the official eight-part series by Julia Quinn, the Duke of Hastings is not a main character. However, there is some hope of a return as the 2013 More...

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Was Jesus crucified at all? Is everything we know about the crucifixion wrong? | Books | Entertainment

The Passion of the Christ – Crucifixion and Resurrection It is probably the most identifiable image in the world. A man nailed to two crossed pieces of wood. It can be seen in churches and monuments More...

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Bridgerton Regé-Jean Page quits: Does Simon Duke of Hastings die? What do the books say? | Books | Entertainment

The word “adieu” is used to signify “goodbye forever” when somebody is not expected to be seen again. By now, everyone knows that the Netflix show is based on Julia Quinn’s series More...

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Falcon and the Winter Soldier Isaiah Bradley: Marvel’s original Captain America explained | Books | Entertainment

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER EPISODE 2 AHEAD. Steve Rogers may have asked Sam Wilson to become the new Captain America, but in Marvel Comics he wasn’t the first African-American More...

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Game of Thrones: George RR Martin just announced NEW show with Ned, Robert and Jaime | Books | Entertainment

Rhaegar spirited Lyanna away and many believed she had been abducted against her will. She was also betrothed at the time to her brother’s best friend, Rob, the fiery and powerful head of House Baratheon. In More...

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Lynda La Plante: I’m still in my prime on Tennison’s big birthday | Books | Entertainment

Lynda La Plante discusses inspiration for Jane Tennison in 2019 The Bafta award-winning hit Prime Suspect was a watershed moment in the careers of Lynda and lead actress Dame Helen Mirren, who became a Hollywood More...

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Winds of Winter delay fears: George RR Martin HBO deal leaves fans ‘without hope’ | Books | Entertainment

George RR Martin has been providing his fandom with updates about the writing of the next book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter. The writer’s last update on his Not A Blog website More...

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Winds of Winter: George RR Martin working on 9 shows and 3 films! So what about the books? | Books | Entertainment

Another show already confirmed will be based on the short story series about the hedge knight ‘Dunk’ and his squire ‘Egg’ (who is actually the future Aegon V Targaryen). After that, there More...