“There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor
If you’ve never turned on CBBC to keep little ones entertained while you inhale a pint of tea, you may not have had the good fortune of stumbling across The Pets Factor.Read the full story..
With the all-conquering stage and screen success of War Horse still fresh in the memory, a new Michael Morpurgo adaptation is a big deal.Read the full story..
To the outside world, Peaky Blinders is filmed at a series of locations in and around Birmingham, places that evoke the spirit of the early 20th century.Read the full story..
She’s been on our television screens for nearly 20 years and yet Professor Alice Roberts still exudes the passion of a debutant when talking about anthropology, archaeology, anatomy and history.Read the full story..
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..
- Bishop Auckland: past, present and future
- “They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson
- “It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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