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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

June 12, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

The main drag in Altrincham has changed in a big way.

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The Big I Am in rehearsal, Writer Robert Farquhar, photo by Brian Roberts

Big ideas, big jokes, big songs. Northern Soul talks to playwright Robert Farquhar about Peer Gynt

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Big ideas, big jokes, big songs. Northern Soul talks to playwright Robert Farquhar about Peer Gynt

“I hate Peer Gynt. Why should we do it?”

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Blinders

Music Review: The Blinders, Gorilla, Manchester

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Music Review: The Blinders, Gorilla, Manchester

If you’re on here and haven’t heard of The Blinders yet then there’s really no excuse.

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Green Lentil & Rice Salad

Feasts from the Middle East: Green Lentil & Rice Salad (Moudardara)

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Green Lentil & Rice Salad (Moudardara)

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

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Courtney Barnett, Albert Hall, Nicola Jackson

Photo Gallery: Courtney Barnett and Loose Tooth, Albert Hall, Manchester

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Courtney Barnett and Loose Tooth, Albert Hall, Manchester

Northern Soul photographer Nicola Jackson sees Australian singer, songwriter and musician Courtney Barnett at Manchester’s Albert Hall

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The Northern Soul World Cup Quiz

June 8, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul World Cup Quiz

With the World Cup Finals in Russia rapidly approaching, here’s a chance to warm up for the tournament with the Northern Soul World Cup Quiz.

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Art of Class: Salford Arts Theatre

June 6, 2018 Comments Off on Art of Class: Salford Arts Theatre

In a new series, Northern Soul’s Cathy Crabb talks to working class creative people, some already established, some emerging, and some setting their stall out to create more work for others. This week it’s Roni Ellis, Scott Berry and Libby Hall from Salford Arts Theatre. 

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Theatre Review: Happy Days, Royal Exchange, Manchester

June 6, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Happy Days, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Regular visitors to Manchester’s Royal Exchange will be familiar with seeing productions in the round, but Happy Days offers a new twist: a show in a mound in the round.

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Theatre Review: Summer Holiday – The Musical, Bolton Octagon

June 6, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Summer Holiday – The Musical, Bolton Octagon

The theatre director and writer Bob Carlton said there are six good things in every show, no matter how ghastly it is.

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Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

June 4, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

It’s not often you’re greeted in a restaurant with “You don’t look like a Helen”.

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