There’s a sharp knock on my front door and I open it to find John Thomson standing on my doorstep.Read the full story..
Self-doubt can be one of the biggest battles for writers.Read the full story..
“Once you’ve done Blue Peter, I think you can face most things.” Northern Soul meets Blue Peter presenters, past and present
When I was growing up, I had two career ambitions: 1) to be a pop star, and 2) to be a Blue Peter presenter.Read the full story..
Understandably, most of the buzz about the return of Doctor Who has been around the casting of Jodie Whittaker, with some of the more dimwitted commentators announcing that the show was now dead to them with an actual female woman in the lead.Read the full story..
Another day, another bone-scorchingly uncomfortable video of the Prime Minister doing the rounds.Read the full story..
A regular theme of new writing for theatre is the coming-out story, with writers regularly reflecting on their formative gay experiences.Read the full story..
Set on fire and fighting with Wonder Woman, it’s all in a day’s work for stunt coordinator Justin Pearson
There is footage of Justin Pearson jumping out of a window, covered in flames from head to foot and having a table kicked at him by Wonder Woman.Read the full story..
“Northern voices are always my go-to place.” Age Before Beauty and Poldark writer Debbie Horsfield talks to Northern Soul
You’d have to be allergic to magazine racks to miss the new series by Debbie Horsfield on BBC1.Read the full story..
In the build-up to CBBC’s inaugural three-day Summer Social at Croxteth Country Park, much of the chatter on the local parental grapevine was about one subject: cost.Read the full story..
Ah, Love Island.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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