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Kate O'Donnell as Feste in Twelfth Night photo Jonathan Keenan

Subverting Shakespeare: Northern Soul chats to Kate O’Donnell about making Feste a feisty female

April 19, 2017 No Comments

I’ve never been behind the scenes at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, and so it feels peculiar to be heading for the stage door.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh talks Broadchurch, Brexit and the importance of theatre

April 17, 2017 No Comments

It’s the final episode of Broadchuch tonight. If like Northern Soul you’ve been gripped by the last series of this superlative drama, that’s due in no small part to Julie Hesmondhalgh’s gripping portrayal of a rape victim.

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Feline good: Northern Soul chats to A Street Cat Named Bob

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Feline good: Northern Soul chats to A Street Cat Named Bob

When celebrities attain a certain level of fame, they are known for demanding outrageous ‘riders’.

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Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.

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MARK THOMAS image by Steve Ullathorne

Mark Thomas talks class, comedy and The Red Shed with Northern Soul

February 5, 2017 Comments Off on Mark Thomas talks class, comedy and The Red Shed with Northern Soul

Wakefield Labour Club is a 47-foot long wooden hut near the city centre which was formerly an army barracks.

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Lizzie Nunnery - photo 1 by Lucas Smith

Playwright and songwriter Lizzie Nunnery talks to Northern Soul

February 3, 2017 Comments Off on Playwright and songwriter Lizzie Nunnery talks to Northern Soul

Inspired by stories of her grandfather’s time in the Navy during World War Two and other tales from naval veterans, Narvik, the new play with songs produced by Manchester-based theatre company Box of Tricks, is just one of a whole host of projects this year penned by the award-winning Liverpool-based playwright and songwriter Lizzie Nunnery.

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John Shuttleworth

Graham Fellows talks sweets, Celebrity Mastermind and being John Shuttleworth

January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Graham Fellows talks sweets, Celebrity Mastermind and being John Shuttleworth

At the end of 2015, musician and comedian Graham Fellows appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Mastermind.

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Neville Smith A Retrospective

Neville Smith in Retrospect: curator Andy Willis talks to Northern Soul

January 9, 2017 Comments Off on Neville Smith in Retrospect: curator Andy Willis talks to Northern Soul

If the name Neville Smith doesn’t ring a bell, you’re entirely forgiven.

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The Slow Readers Club

Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

December 19, 2016 Comments Off on Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

It’s been a stonker of a year for The Slow Readers Club.

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