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Monthly Archives: April 2018

TONY ALLEN

Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

Comedy fans who can’t make Harry and Meghan’s big day at Windsor Castle can experience a ‘Royal Wedding’ with a difference in Kendal this May.

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A Clockwork Orange, George Caple as Alex-Photograph by Marc Brenner 504 ##

Review: A Clockwork Orange, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

April 19, 2018 Comments Off on Review: A Clockwork Orange, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

There are two stars of this Everyman production of Anthony Burgess’s cult novel, A Clockwork Orange.

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Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

Ok that’s it. From now on, all children’s theatre productions need to feature giant humanoid chickens with a steampunk aesthetic and fabulous comic timing.

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Relatively Speaking

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum

April 17, 2018 Comments Off on Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum. 

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Pumpkin & Saffron Soup

Feasts from the Middle East: Pumpkin & Saffron Soup

April 16, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Pumpkin & Saffron Soup

New to Northern Soul: Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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Chester ginnel by @wawchester

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

April 16, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.

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Steal The City

The Northern Soul Podcast: Steal the City

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Steal the City

It’s April which means just one thing – Spring has finally sprung.

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Action! Guests step into the spotlight and film their own mini-scene in Smithy Cottage to share on social media

Review: Emmerdale Studio Tour, Leeds

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Emmerdale Studio Tour, Leeds

It’s hard to believe that Emmerdale, or Emmerdale Farm if you’re as old as me and can remember that far back, has been on our screens for 46 years.

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Angela and Johnny

Book Review: A Normal Family by Henry Normal and Angela Pell

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: A Normal Family by Henry Normal and Angela Pell

Living with autism is a hugely weighty subject and any book about it could easily risk being hard to digest.

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