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Monthly Archives: February 2015

John by DV8

Interview: Lloyd Newson from DV8 Physical Theatre

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Interview: Lloyd Newson from DV8 Physical Theatre

Before John, the latest work from multi-award-winning DV8 Physical Theatre, opens at The Lowry this month, artistic director Lloyd Newson warns that “if you are looking for something saccharin and sweet, or easy viewing, this is not the piece to come and see.

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Anna Jordan - winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013.

Anna Jordan: YEN and the Bruntwood Prize

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Anna Jordan: YEN and the Bruntwood Prize

There’s no doubt that the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting has changed the world of new theatre writing very much for the better.

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First Chop Brewing Arm

Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

In the first of a new series celebrating the breweries of the North of England, Guy Kilty visits the First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford.

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Macy Gray

Review: Macy Gray, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Macy Gray, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

She tried to walk away and she stumbled…

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Northern Soul Grilled Cheese

Review: Northern Soul eats at Northern Soul

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Northern Soul eats at Northern Soul

There’s a grilled cheese place in the Northern quarter of Manchester called Northern Soul.

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Puppet Rebellion

The Northern Soul Podcast: Puppet Rebellion

February 15, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Puppet Rebellion

Yes folks, it’s time for the glorious Northern Soul Podcast.

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Annette Sills: writing my first novel

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Annette Sills: writing my first novel

The Relative Harmony of Julie O’Hagan is the debut novel by South Manchester writer Annette Sills. In an article for Northern Soul, she writes about her experience of becoming a published author and the processes that went into writing her book.

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Greengate Baths

Historic Greengate Baths in Salford: on the risk list

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Historic Greengate Baths in Salford: on the risk list

As 2014 drew to a close, The Victorian Society released its list of the top ten most endangered buildings in England and Wales. Included on this was the Grade II* listed Greengate Baths in Salford.

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Essence

Review: Essence Indian Restaurant in Altrincham

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Essence Indian Restaurant in Altrincham

Back around the turn of the millennium, Altrincham centre wasn’t looking too clever.

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Lauren Laverne at the Newcastle Quayside

Preview: BBC Radio 6 Music Festival, Tyneside 2015

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Preview: BBC Radio 6 Music Festival, Tyneside 2015

This month marks the second annual BBC 6 Music Festival, taking place this year on Tyneside.

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