Monthly Archives: June 2021
To my everlasting chagrin, I never saw Peter Brook’s famous 1970 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream set in a white box with trapezes.Read the full story..
Northern Soul is thrilled to have been the media partner for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021. The prize, which is now in its fourth year, was created by Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire as an opportunity to showcase exciting new literary talent from across the UK, imposing no restrictions on entry such as a fee or a first publication.Read the full story..
“People don’t want to hear me, they want to hear the filmmaker.” Jason Wood talks about The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema
Back in the early 2000s, Mexican cinema was riding a wave with films such as Amores Perros and Y tu mamá también impressing audiences and critics alike.Read the full story..
As I looked at the oversized cat flap, built to let children into Mog the Forgetful Cat’s world, I let out a sigh.Read the full story..
As the weather begins to seriously warm up, there’s no better time to fire up the barbecue and enjoy dinner al fresco. Wing Yip, the UK’s largest Oriental Grocer, has created a selection of flavoursome recipes to spice up your summer barbecues.Read the full story..
“It was an absolute buzz.” Graham Duff talks about collaborating with Mark E Smith on horror script The Otherwise
“Course it is, where do you think I get this golden glow from, Ready Brek?”.Read the full story..
Throughout his memoir, A Stinging Delight, David Storey wrangles with a sense of loss that was hardwired into him before he was born.Read the full story..
“Manchester dominates my photography, I realise that now. And in some ways, this is my golden period.” – Richard DavisRead the full story..
So, here we are. Advancing well on the roadmap out of virusville and, big hurrah, I’m afforded a little bit of freedom during my last trickle of maternity leave. Soon, I will be returning to work.Read the full story..
There are certain points in life where things happen with almost perfect timing.Read the full story..
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With the (slightly) warmer weather, there’s no better time to fire up the barbecue. @wingyipstore has created a selection of flavoursome recipes to spice up your summer. This week, it's delicious recipe for Skewered Sweet and Sour BBQ Prawns. #Scran northernsoul.me.uk/bbq-recipe… pic.twitter.com/l8Vm0OGMmr
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