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There are more giant lizards in your local newsagent than ever roamed the earth. Why?

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The Olangers

Oliver Postgate’s hooting stars are back on a screen or in a bookshop near you.

What’s the secret of their enduring appeal?

Page 8

Alan Bleasdale

Playwright and punchbag for the tabloid press, Bleasdale’s work is as pointed as ever, as his new play On The Ledge demonstrates.

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Mel Gibson

From the deserts of Mad Max to cryogenic freezing units in I , Forever Young, Mel Gibson f has never had it easy. He looks back at his

career to date.

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Living Colour

It ain’t exactly a movement but both Living Colour and Naked Truth bring a hint of thoughtfullness to mindless

rock ’n’ roll.

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Mel Gibson 13 Leon The Pig Farmer 14 Film Index 18 Listings 21 Living Colour 25 Folk & Harp Festivals 25 The Jayhawks 27 Album reviews 3O Listings Rock & Blues 33 Light 37

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Tracy McKenna 51 Indian Photos 52 Listings 52 Listings 55 D2Ream 57 Listings 58 The RiflRafl Element 51 Grange Hill 52 Channel Hopping 62 Listings 53 Listings 53 Daniel Richler 55 Sean French 65 Reviews 56 Listings 67 Classified 58 Donny O’Rourke 73 Merchant City 74 Travel 77 Food 78 Competitions 79 Letters BO

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