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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Andy Groves

Riding the North

July 24, 2013 Comments Off on Riding the North

In his first piece for Northern Soul, Andy Groves introduces his new blog. Today he talks about his passion, how it has changed his life and offers a tantalising taster of the topics he’ll be tackling over the coming months.

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Daylight Robbery

Daylight Robbery

July 24, 2013 Comments Off on Daylight Robbery

Michael Jacob is no stranger to new writing or the creative industries.

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Away from Home

Playing Away from Home

July 24, 2013 Comments Off on Playing Away from Home

I’m no stranger to one-person shows. They’re tough, tough to perform, tough to write and, if not handled well, tough to watch.

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24:7

Billy, The Monster and Me

July 24, 2013 Comments Off on Billy, The Monster and Me

In the first of a series of reviews of all – yes, all – of the shows at this year’s 24:7 Theatre Festival, Lucia Cox kicks off with a monstrous tale.

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North Korea

Revolution in North Korea

July 22, 2013 Comments Off on Revolution in North Korea

Joseph Park is 31 years old, a defector from North Korea and a prophet of the revolution.

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Away from Home

Away from Home

July 21, 2013 Comments Off on Away from Home

Of all the shows in this year’s 24:7 Theatre Festival, one promises to be the most subversive: Away From Home, co-written by veteran TV, radio and theatre writer, Martin Jameson and performer, Rob Ward.

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David Slack

David Slack talks to Northern Soul

July 20, 2013 Comments Off on David Slack talks to Northern Soul

David Slack is founder of the 24:7 Theatre Festival, now in its tenth year. He can always be found milling around, helping with front of house, meeting and greeting the press and, generally speaking, being a darn enthusiastic and present director.

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goldfrapp

Between a Dream and a Whisper

July 20, 2013 Comments Off on Between a Dream and a Whisper

I’m coining a new verb. To be ‘Goldfrapped’ means to have been on a magical journey of mind, body and soul.

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24 7 festival

It’s All Happening, 24:7

July 20, 2013 Comments Off on It’s All Happening, 24:7

I’m fond of the 24:7 Theatre Festival. I’m fond of its organisers, volunteers and general ethos. I’m fond of some of the productions I’ve seen over the past three years I’ve known about it and I’m sad I’m not a part of it this year.

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Henry VI

Feasting on the Bard

July 19, 2013 Comments Off on Feasting on the Bard

There really is no finer way to spend a weekend than feasting on Shakespeare plays and this has been one hell of a memorable weekend gorging on the great man’s words.

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