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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Sam Womack, White Witch by Seamus Ryan

“We can’t all be from rich families and go to RADA.” Samantha Womack talks to Northern Soul

December 8, 2021 Comments Off on “We can’t all be from rich families and go to RADA.” Samantha Womack talks to Northern Soul

Versatility is the key to surviving as an actor. With a CV ranging from Guys and Dolls and the Kingsman films to EastEnders and even Eurovision, Samantha Womack has barely stopped working during the past 30 years with high-profile roles in TV, film and theatre.

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Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing. 

Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing

December 8, 2021 Comments Off on Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Kung Po Turkey with Oriental Stuffing

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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Joe and Dusty Save the World

“Kindness should be everyone’s highest aspiration.” Robert Martin, Joe and Dusty Save the World

December 6, 2021 Comments Off on “Kindness should be everyone’s highest aspiration.” Robert Martin, Joe and Dusty Save the World

A few days ago, 25 boxes arrived at my house containing 1,000 copies of my book, Joe and Dusty Save the World.

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Polly Lister as Warrior Queen in the New Vic Theatre’s production of Beauty and the Beast. Photo credit: Andrew Billington.

Theatre Review: Beauty and the Beast, New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent

December 6, 2021 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Beauty and the Beast, New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent

Eat your heart out Walt, director Theresa Heskins has made it real. Clever, funny, hilarious even, but never sentimental, the New Vic’s take on Beauty and the Beast is a joy from start to finish.

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The Beatles case Wondrous Place Museum of Liverpool CREDIT Gareth Jones

Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

December 2, 2021 Comments Off on Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

It’s more than 60 years since Liverpool’s original pop pioneer, Billy Fury, released his sinuous version of the song Wondrous Place, and its title continues to be a gift to Mersey mythologists in search of a name for their next civic-minded project.

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