Author: Andy Murray
It’s getting harder and harder to remember now, but many of us grew up at a time when burgers weren’t all that common in the UK.Read the full story..
On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.Read the full story..
At just 50 minutes long, Caryl Churchill’s new one-act play Escaped Alone nevertheless manages to go on a bit. It’s a snapshot of innocuous little lives and the darkness which can lurk at their edges, but in the final analysis, it doesn’t have all that much of real interest to say.Read the full story..
In this age of The X Factor, The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent, it’s entirely possible to become famous overnight.Read the full story..
During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.Read the full story..
Standing on Sydney Harbour at the dawn of the 1960s, Basil Kirchin experienced a tragic, life-changing epiphany.Read the full story..
Wakefield Labour Club is a 47-foot long wooden hut near the city centre which was formerly an army barracks.Read the full story..
It beggars belief but it was 20 years ago that Danny Boyle and his team introduced a special preview screening of Trainspotting to a sold-out crowd at Manchester’s Cornerhouse.Read the full story..
On a chilly January evening, Northern Soul finds itself in a packed Manchester Arena pondering the notion of ‘astonishment fatigue’.Read the full story..
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