Author: Robert Hamilton
As I write, a real Cinderella story is being played out in the pages of the rabidly, sycophantically Royalist British press.Read the full story..
Okay, three nights does not a week make – but why spoil a Marx Brothers’ pun for the sake of numerical accuracy?Read the full story..
Let me say from the outset that my memory of the events I am about to recount is a little hazy.Read the full story..
“It is a social medium that has artistry. And a means of powerful communication, too.”Read the full story..
Some 20 years ago, I remember watching the Royal Yacht Britannia sail out of Hong Kong harbour after the ceremonial handover of the territory to China to create the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.Read the full story..
On the cusp of September, on a fresh sunny afternoon, I made my way down to Iberica in Manchester’s Spinningfields to lunch with Northern Soul head honcho, Helen Nugent.Read the full story..
In the not too distant future, my friend and I are hopefully moving into Manchester city centre.Read the full story..
Summer is usually a quiet time here at the OperaWatch offices.Read the full story..
Turandot by Puccini has long been my favourite opera. There is something about the scale of its ambition, the dark tragedy at the heart of what is essentially a love story, and the sheer power of the music that rips my heart out every time I hear it.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
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