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  • Film Review: Peterloo

    Over the course of 14 feature films Mike Leigh has covered a wide range of subjects, from the disastrous opening of a French restaurant and the fall of a post-war abortionist to an adopted daughter tracking down her birth mother and Gilbert & Sullivan getting their second wind.

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    October 22, 2018 No Comments
  • Review: 24 Stories featuring Kathy Burke, Mike Gayle, John Mitchinson, Nina Stibbe, Manchester Literature Festival

    Social media gets a bad rap.

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    October 19, 2018 No Comments
  • Review: Room 103 – a tribute to George Orwell, Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester

    George Orwell had relatively little comment on the subject of the visual arts save to say that he didn’t much care for Salvador Dali whose autobiography he described as “simply a strip-tease act conducted in pink limelight”.

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    October 19, 2018 No Comments
  • Review: Carys Davies and Sarah Moss, Manchester Literature Festival

    From ITV big gob (and all-round cockwomble), Piers Morgan has suggested that papoose-wearing fathers look ’emasculated’. 

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    October 19, 2018 No Comments

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