It’s that time of the year again where, shortly after dressing up as the dead and scaring the shit out of your elderly neighbours, we set fire to things and mess about with gunpowder to celebrate the hanging of a Catholic heretic.Read the full story..
Back at the start of this year, Northern Soul asked Mark Thomas what sort of form his next touring show might take, to which he replied: “Who knows! I tell you what – if you know, let me know.”Read the full story..
“Lots of people have told me that it resonates with them, gay or straight,” says Rosie Wilby.Read the full story..
There can’t be too many things that link Alan Bennett, Peter Gabriel and Charles Bronson (the violent jailbird one).Read the full story..
It feels like a record year for Manchester comedy acts at the Edinburgh Fringe.Read the full story..
It’s September, so dust off your satchel, sharpen your pencils and straighten that tie…no wait, that’s school, isn’t it? Wrong one. Forget that. You don’t need any of those things to take in the comedy this month.Read the full story..
Many clubs may have taken a break, and half the funny side of the city have headed for the Edinburgh Fringe, but not to worry, you don’t have to go back to watching your dog chew a fruit gum for your entertainment.Read the full story..
My knowledge of poetry begins and ends with Pam Ayres (ask your Granny) and four-line stanzas where something rhymes with Nantucket.Read the full story..
Northen Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners