We burn witches
There seems to be a glut of Red Riding Hood productions this Christmas.Read the full story..
“I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul
It was one of the gloomiest nights of my life.Read the full story..
The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.Read the full story..
Rejoice! There’s an afternoon tea offering in Manchester that eschews crustless cucumber sandwiches and dry scones. It’s the autumnal-themed tea at Hilton Deansgate.Read the full story..
Julie Hesmondhalgh knows a fair bit about famous streets.Read the full story..
“Keeping theatre fresh is about taking risks.” Sarah Frankcom, artistic director of the Royal Exchange
I have an enduring memory of a production of King Lear. I think it was a school trip, probably because the play was on the curriculum.Read the full story..
When I was a 20-something cub reporter in the late 90s and early noughties, sexism was rife. And I don’t just mean in journalism, although there was plenty to speak of.Read the full story..
noun; Northern English
a narrow passage between buildings; an alley
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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