Monthly Archives: May 2022
Here’s the thing. On paper, Mischief’s The Play That Goes Wrong might not sound like much.Read the full story..
Steve Delaney’s comic creation Count Arthur Strong is so unique, so distinctive and so perfectly-formed that it must be a constant head-scratcher thinking up new things to actually do with him.Read the full story..
As a mother of two young children, making time for myself is very low on the never-ending ‘to-do’ list of paying for school dinners, buying gifts for the ridiculous amount of class birthday parties, and keeping on top of the growing mountain of ironing.Read the full story..
It’s about time. Popular culture may have fragmented, broken up into TikTok-sized soundbites and time-shifted downstream from communal viewing, but it’s still at the heart of everyday living.Read the full story..
Many famous faces stare at you through the ages during a visit to Walker Art Gallery’s outstanding new Tudor exhibition.Read the full story..
“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..
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