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Northern Soul chats to Richard Littler about Scarfolk, online humour and the absurdity of modern values

April 21, 2017 No Comments

Online humour can be a fickle sort of business.

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Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.

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Review: Handmade Burger Co, The Old Courthouse, Deansgate, Manchester

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Handmade Burger Co, The Old Courthouse, Deansgate, Manchester

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.

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The Lovely Eggs

Northern Soul chats to The Lovely Eggs about Lancaster, being parents and the punk ethos

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to The Lovely Eggs about Lancaster, being parents and the punk ethos

On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.

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Film Review: The Love Witch

March 17, 2017 Comments Off on Film Review: The Love Witch

The Love Witch is a genuinely remarkable film.

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Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong: Steve Delaney talks pantomimes, pensioners and The Sound of Mucus

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Count Arthur Strong: Steve Delaney talks pantomimes, pensioners and The Sound of Mucus

In this age of The X Factor, The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent, it’s entirely possible to become famous overnight.

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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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Review – T2: Trainspotting, Danny Boyle Q&A, HOME, Manchester

February 1, 2017 Comments Off on Review – T2: Trainspotting, Danny Boyle Q&A, HOME, Manchester

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.

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The Worst Witch, CCBC

Review: CBBC’s The Worst Witch, Manchester Town Hall

January 9, 2017 Comments Off on Review: CBBC’s The Worst Witch, Manchester Town Hall

As a list of magical ingredients, it’s hard to beat. Manchester Town Hall on a Sunday afternoon in the run-up to Christmas with the festive German Market in full swing outside, playing host to several hundred excited children who have come to take part in a range of bespoke themed activities, all culminating in a gala preview screening of the first episode of a new CBBC adaptation of a modern classic.

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