Monthly Archives: May 2018
If anyone was going to bring the sharp, erudite poetry of Christopher Reid to life in a stage adaptation of The Scattering and The Song of Lunch, it would be Robert Bathurst. He revels in the opportunity to extract the precise, elegant language of Reid’s work, and rolls it over his own tongue like butter off a silver spoon.Read the full story..
Don’t you just hate it when you’ve spent hours of your life reading a whodunnit only to find that the author solves the crime by bringing on a total stranger at the end?Read the full story..
Never one for a grandiose entrance, Ray LaMontagne quietly wanders onto the Manchester Apollo stage before a hushed crowd, his face half-concealed under a brimmed hat.Read the full story..
It’s now a cliché that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead at Waterside’s Refract:18 summer Festival this July.Read the full story..
Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse
Viv Albertine tells an illuminating tale about her wilderness years spent trapped in a dreary, constrictive marriage.Read the full story..
On another Sunday night not long ago in this very theatre, Ken Dodd held court for many, many hours with his celebrated Laughter Show (despite getting shirty with the sound man a couple of times).Read the full story..
- “Welsh music is not a genre.” Welsh artist Ynys chats to Northern Soul
- Photo Gallery: Farne Islands, Northumberland
- “Maybe there will be some sort of renewal to come out of this.” Polyp, founder of the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, talks to Northern Soul
- Power Up: Gaming history at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum
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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