Northern Soul

Author: Rich Jevons

Director Ellen McDougall talks to Northern Soul

June 11, 2015 Comments Off on Director Ellen McDougall talks to Northern Soul

Ellen McDougall is a prolific director and totally immersed in a profession that began in her early student days when she directed Philadelphia, Here I Come! and Cymbeline.

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Souvlaki Food

Pre Theatre Eats: Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

May 23, 2015 Comments Off on Pre Theatre Eats: Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons visits three venues near the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds for pre-theatre eats: Souvlaki, All Bar One and Peachy Keen.

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Carlo Scarpa, Vitrine (1956) with Twenty Laboratory Tests for the Brion Tomb (1969-78)

Behind the scenes at The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Lisa Le Feuvre, head of sculpture studies at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, about its current show by Carol Bove and Carlo Scarpa.

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Artistic Director, David Wheeler and Executive Director, Joanne Wain

IOU Theatre: pushing boundaries for 40 years

April 21, 2015 Comments Off on IOU Theatre: pushing boundaries for 40 years

IOU Theatre has been producing work for almost four decades. So, what is the secret to the Halifax-based company’s longevity?

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Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Max Stafford-Clark on Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Max Stafford-Clark on Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Out of Joint director Max Stafford-Clark about the new co-production with National Theatre Wales, Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage.

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Michael Brandon

Michael Brandon takes A View from the Bridge

March 31, 2015 Comments Off on Michael Brandon takes A View from the Bridge

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to actor Michael Brandon (known to many as Dempsey from TV’s Dempsey and Makepeace) about his career and current role of Alfieri in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, set in Brandon’s birthplace, Brooklyn.

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Mermaid

Re-imagining a classic: Polly Teale talks about Mermaid

March 22, 2015 Comments Off on Re-imagining a classic: Polly Teale talks about Mermaid

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Shared Experience’s artistic director Polly Teale about adapting and directing Mermaid.

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The Tetley

Committed to contemporary art and artists: The Tetley in Leeds

March 13, 2015 Comments Off on Committed to contemporary art and artists: The Tetley in Leeds

I first came across Pippa Hale when she was a curator of pop-up art spaces in Leeds and I was arts editor at The Leeds Guide.

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David Ganly as Vanya

Mark Rosenblatt on Uncle Vanya at West Yorkshire Playhouse

March 11, 2015 Comments Off on Mark Rosenblatt on Uncle Vanya at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Rich Jevons talks to West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Associate Director Mark Rosenblatt about his work on Samuel Adamson’s new adaptation of Chekov’s classic melodrama Uncle Vanya.

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Chaophraya

Pre Theatre Eats: Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on Pre Theatre Eats: Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House

In the third of our series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons goes to Leeds and visits three venues in walking distance of the Grand Theatre & Opera House: Chaophraya, Veritas, and Roots and Fruits.

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