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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Review: Wish List, Royal Exchange, Manchester

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Wish List, Royal Exchange, Manchester

When he announced Katherine Soper’s play as the winner of the 2015 Bruntwood Prize For Playwriting, judge Sir Nicholas Hytner hailed it as a work of “such eloquence, such quiet craft, such dignity and such compassion”.

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Win tickets to the Halloween edition of The Delightful Sausage, Manchester

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to the Halloween edition of The Delightful Sausage, Manchester
Win tickets to a very spooky edition of The Delightful Sausage
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Tracey Emin's Bed, Tate Liverpool

That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

When you’re raising kids, it can be difficult to decide on the right moment to bring them face to face with life’s nether regions.

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What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

Blimey, there’s a huge amount of comedy about this month.

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The Archers: a national institution

September 28, 2016 Comments Off on The Archers: a national institution

Part of me likes to believes that I’m too young to listen to The Archers, Radio 4’s ‘ordinary tale of countryfolk’. But let’s face it, I’m in my mid-40s, live in a city and have never made jam. I’m probably the BBC’s target market for the show.

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Review: Chaophraya, Manchester

September 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Chaophraya, Manchester

Every so often, as you have read in these very pages, Helen and I, the esteemed editor of this august publication, head out of the lofty heights of Northern Soul Towers and into the real world to sample the culinary delights that Manchester has to offer.

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Northern Soul goes on a bear hunt with Michael Rosen

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Northern Soul goes on a bear hunt with Michael Rosen

As a beloved writer, poet and broadcaster, Michael Rosen has more going on in his head than most.

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Review: Tony’s Last Tape, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Tony’s Last Tape, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

At the turn of the 1980s, at the height of the Cold War, my school English class had a debate.

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Great North Run

“I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on “I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

“To be honest, I’m knackered.”

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Gronn, Bury

A hairdresser with a difference: Bury’s Grönn Hair Salon

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on A hairdresser with a difference: Bury’s Grönn Hair Salon

If you’ve bobbed about Bury recently, you might have seen an intriguing new shop front on Bolton Street.

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