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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Jerome Caminada

Jerome Caminada: Manchester’s Sherlock Holmes

July 26, 2014 Comments Off on Jerome Caminada: Manchester’s Sherlock Holmes

Life in Manchester’s streets in the latter part of the 19th century was treacherous, with all manner of conmen, murderers and villains roaming the alleyways and ginnels. 

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CBeebies’ Alex Winters talks to Northern Soul

July 25, 2014 Comments Off on CBeebies’ Alex Winters talks to Northern Soul

CBeebies entered my life in late 2010 and has been an invaluable friend to me, my wife and my little boy ever since.

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AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS (Royal Exchange Theatre 17 July - 16 August). Photo - Andrew Billington

Around the World in 80 Days at Manchester’s Royal Exchange

July 25, 2014 Comments Off on Around the World in 80 Days at Manchester’s Royal Exchange

A collaboration between the New Vic and the Royal Exchange theatres, Around The World In 80 Days owes less to the 1956 film version starring David Niven than it does to the 1980s cartoon Around The World With Willy Fog – certainly in spirit anyway.

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One Man, Two Guvnors: Shaun Williamson talks stage and screen

July 24, 2014 Comments Off on One Man, Two Guvnors: Shaun Williamson talks stage and screen

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Shaun Williamson about his role in the farcical comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, the art of improv, breaking the fourth wall (for better or for worse), panto and musicals, working with Ricky Gervais on Extras, his film work, and his lesser known side as a serious stage actor. And there’s the small matter of Eastenders

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Calling all young theatre critics

July 24, 2014 Comments Off on Calling all young theatre critics

Aged over 14 and studying full time at school, college or university in Greater Manchester? Fancy yourself as a writer or theatre critic? Then we’ve got a competition for you.

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Northern Soul talks to David Slack, producer of the 24:7 Theatre Festival

July 18, 2014 Comments Off on Northern Soul talks to David Slack, producer of the 24:7 Theatre Festival

After spending time over the last few years at venues such as The Midland Hotel, Sasha’s Hotel, the 3Minute Theatre and 2022NQ, the 24:7 Theatre Festival, which celebrates emerging writing, directing, producing and acting talent, has returned to its cultural home of New Century House.

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Win tickets to The Fall of the House of Usher at the RNCM

July 18, 2014 Comments Off on Win tickets to The Fall of the House of Usher at the RNCM

WIN FREE TICKETS TO THE RNCM

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Jodorowsky’s Dune

July 18, 2014 Comments Off on Jodorowsky’s Dune

David Lynch could never be called a bad filmmaker. Some may even throw the word ‘genius’ his way, and not without merit. But for anyone who’s ever endured his fractured take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi magnum opus Dune, you’d be forgiven for thinking Lynch may not be all he’s cracked up to be.

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James at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl

July 18, 2014 Comments Off on James at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl

You’re playing a homecoming gig to 8,000 fans in the city centre. What tune do you start with?

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Be My Baby at Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

July 15, 2014 Comments Off on Be My Baby at Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the 60s was a time of sexual liberation.

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