Monthly Archives: May 2022
“Where language is beyond some individuals, music becomes that language.” Manchester Camerata’s dementia programme
This is a big year for Manchester Camerata. We’re celebrating 50 years of the orchestra and 10 years of our Music in Mind dementia programme.Read the full story..
How much Partridge is too much? It’s a question that Steve Coogan seems to have wrestled with over the years.Read the full story..
“I feel like an imposter waiting to be caught out by other writers.” Tim Firth talks to Northern Soul
You know that man, the man who can? Tim Firth is that man. His CV ranges from radio jingles, MC for stand-up comics, songwriter and playwright through to adapter of plays, writer of musicals, and screenwriter.Read the full story..
A new production of Harold Pinter’s award-winning drama The Homecoming starring Mathew Horne, Keith Allen and Ian Bartholomew is coming to York Theatre Royal later this month. Here, Horne and Allen talk about the 1960s masterpiece.Read the full story..
Toyohara Kunichika was, by any standards, something of a character.Read the full story..
From its underground conception in the drag bars of 90s New York where its name spread by word of mouth from lips as unlikely to lock as those of early admirers Barry Manilow and David Bowie, to its ill-starred incarnation in a film that opened then faded in the debris of 9/11; from slow-burning reappreciation through a second life on DVD to providing an early plot point in Sex Education, the cult of Hedwig has swollen in proportion across the decades, gathering disciples devoted to its singular subject.Read the full story..
The sheer exhilaration, nerves and excitement of an opening night for both audience and cast is a great evening out, and last night’s production of Sweeney Todd by Platform 9 at the beautiful Buxton Opera House had me grinning more than the unnerving barber himself.Read the full story..
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“Where language is beyond some individuals, music becomes that language.” Helena Bull, Project Manager at Manchester Camerata's Community Team, writes about its dementia programme. northernsoul.me.uk/where-lang… @MancCamerata @TheMonasteryMcr #DementiaActionWeek @alzheimerssoc pic.twitter.com/rI5TQdE8jd
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