Monthly Archives: August 2014
Billy Elliot was very deliberately set against the backdrop of the mid-80s miners’ strike, one of the most notoriously bitter confrontations in recent labour history, lest you might have overlooked or forgotten that fact in the light of its airbrushing in the stage musical version.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Wendy Pratt Talks to author Debbie Taylor about Herring Girl, Mslexia and taking the scenic route to becoming a writer.Read the full story..
It’s 30 years since Yorkshire was torn apart during the year-long miners’ strike. Now that anniversary is being marked by the Ilkley Film Festival.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Heartbreak Productions’ artistic director Peter Mimmack about his move from acting to directing, his aims and intentions in setting up the company, the pros and cons of outdoor theatre, and the summer touring productions of Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, Macbeth and Pride and Prejudice.Read the full story..
It’s typical Manchester weather, the kind that sneaks through open doorways and under large awnings and marquees.Read the full story..
Horror films can be a curious thing.Read the full story..
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