Monthly Archives: Nov 2016
Here’s a sobering thought: the last of the Harry Potter films was released back in July 2011, meaning that today’s young Potter fans may never have seen any of the original series in a cinema.Read the full story..
It’s an afternoon of images. It’s an afternoon of love.Read the full story..
When the Royal Shakespeare Company’s pairing of Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (also known as Love’s Labour’s Won) arrives at Manchester Opera House, director Christopher Luscombe is hopeful that not only will there be a repeat of the Chichester Festival success but also his directorial triumph at the same venue recently with the rather different Rocky Horror Show.Read the full story..
Where else but Manchester’s HOME would you be able to watch Jim Jarmusch’s thrilling documentary on The Stooges, one of the most significant and visceral bands in the history of rock ‘n’ roll, then enjoy a couple of refreshing adult beverages with friends before attending a brand new and startlingly in-your-face version of European theatrical classic Ghosts?Read the full story..
Rider. It’s a much-employed word in celebrity circles. It basically boils down to the star’s requirements, whether that’s in the dressing room, backstage area or on set.Read the full story..
Have you ever woken up in the middle of night with the terrible feeling that something isn’t quite right?Read the full story..
Robert Hamilton, Northern Soul’s Opera Correspondent, enjoys an outstanding Opera North Autumn season featuring Der Rosenkavalier, Billy Budd, Il tabarro and Suor Angelica at The Lowry in Salford.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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"I wept openly during one of the most moving scenes I have ever had the good fortune to experience." Robert Hamilton, Northern Soul's Opera Correspondent, reviews Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester northernsoul.me.uk/review-suo… @RNCMvoice pic.twitter.com/ihYe0Bj5Wk
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