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Monthly Archives: January 2014

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The Northern Soul Podcast

January 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast

Hurrah! It’s Sunday night which means it’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast.

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The Sweet Taste of Success: Beech’s Fine Chocolates

January 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Sweet Taste of Success: Beech’s Fine Chocolates

Five years ago, Beech’s Fine Chocolates was threatened with closure.

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Northern Soul talks to the artistic director of Red Ladder about the company’s new play, Wrong ‘Un

January 19, 2014 Comments Off on Northern Soul talks to the artistic director of Red Ladder about the company’s new play, Wrong ‘Un

Once upon a time women in this country couldn’t vote…

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Courting Cake: a Northern tradition

January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Courting Cake: a Northern tradition

Sometimes of an evening I trip down to the local corner shop for wine and cake.

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Running up steep hills to magical places

January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Running up steep hills to magical places

Have you ever got a bit nervous on holiday about immersing yourself in what could be very cold seawater?

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Kirsty Almeida gives birth to world sounds

January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Kirsty Almeida gives birth to world sounds

When Kirsty Almeida steps on stage at Hebden Bridge Trades Club it will be a special moment in what, to date, has been an idiosyncratic career.

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The Father of Dystopia: R H Benson and The Lord of the World

January 16, 2014 Comments Off on The Father of Dystopia: R H Benson and The Lord of the World

This year sees the 100th anniversary of the death of Robert Hugh Benson at the tragically early age of 43.

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My Stepson Stole My Sonic Screwdriver: Northern Soul chats to Toby Hadoke

January 16, 2014 Comments Off on My Stepson Stole My Sonic Screwdriver: Northern Soul chats to Toby Hadoke

As evidenced by the world-spanning, attention-grabbing celebration of the show’s 50th anniversary last November, we’re pretty much all Doctor Who fans now. But it was not ever thus.

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It’s that time again – the Northern Soul Podcast

January 12, 2014 Comments Off on It’s that time again – the Northern Soul Podcast

Are we here already? Gadzooks, it’s the seventh – count ’em – seventh Northern Soul Podcast.

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Sir Nicholas Hytner talks to Northern Soul

January 11, 2014 Comments Off on Sir Nicholas Hytner talks to Northern Soul

“I’m going to continue,” Sir Nicholas Hytner declares, with some modesty. As yet there are no concrete plans, but it’s a relief to hear that he “will make theatre for a new company that will…find new ways of making commercial theatre”.

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