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Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Troublehouse Theatre: building a company from scratch

November 9, 2014 Comments Off on Troublehouse Theatre: building a company from scratch

During our time at ALRA North drama school in Wigan, one of the main pieces of advice from multiple tutors was the notion that if you’re not getting any work, you should create your own.

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What’s On in November – Theatre

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in November – Theatre

Eee, it’s bloody brilliant oop ‘ere, int it?

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (l-r) Matthew Douglas as Gooper, Mariah Gale as Maggie and Charles Aitken as Brick in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Photo - Jonathan Keenan

Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Manchester Royal Exchange

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Manchester Royal Exchange

Director James Dacre, speaking to me as his version of Tennessee Williams’s Cat On A Hot Tin Roof was just about to set out on its tour of Northampton’s Royal & Derngate, Newcastle’s Live Theatre and, now, the Royal Exchange in Manchester, acknowledged that some 50s American drama “has historically become a slightly sentimentalised picture of a bygone time

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Insomnia at HOME

Review: Insomnia at Manchester’s HOME

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Insomnia at Manchester’s HOME

It’s just a bit exciting finding First Street.

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Writers Return

Win Free Tickets to Writers Return in Manchester

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on Win Free Tickets to Writers Return in Manchester

 

WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE ELIF SHAFAK AND KEI MILLER AT WRITERS RETURN IN MANCHESTER

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Tennesse Williams

John Lahr talks to Northern Soul about Tennessee Williams

November 6, 2014 Comments Off on John Lahr talks to Northern Soul about Tennessee Williams

When it comes to the performing arts, you’d have to say that John Lahr is steeped in them.

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Cycle for Change: The True Scale of Cycling Casualties in the North

November 3, 2014 Comments Off on Cycle for Change: The True Scale of Cycling Casualties in the North

Nearly 40,000 cyclist deaths and injuries in the North of England over the past decade 

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Sheffield Crimean Monument

Sheffield’s Missing War Monument

November 3, 2014 Comments Off on Sheffield’s Missing War Monument

A Grade II listed monument was removed from Sheffield in the 1960s. The Victorian Society says it should be returned to its rightful place.

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IWM

Behind The Scenes at the Imperial War Museum North

November 1, 2014 Comments Off on Behind The Scenes at the Imperial War Museum North

The First World War is a conflict which has remained rooted in our collective consciousness.

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The Possibilities are Endless

Edwyn Collins: The Possibilities are Endless

November 1, 2014 Comments Off on Edwyn Collins: The Possibilities are Endless

On February 20, 2005, Edwyn Collins collapsed at home while suffering from a major brain haemorrhage.

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