Author: Alfred Searls
This year sees the 100th anniversary of the death of Robert Hugh Benson at the tragically early age of 43.Read the full story..
Earlier this month the Hallé opened its 155th season. It would be reasonable to expect that the orchestra, one of the undoubted cultural crown jewels of Manchester, wanted to start things off with a bang, so to speak.Read the full story..
Emotional carnage was adroitly presented to a shocked and thrilled audience on Wednesday night, as Manchester’s Royal Exchange took up the challenge of presenting theatre-goers with a devastating performance of Arthur Miller’s 1947 classic All My Sons.Read the full story..
Over the years many things have helped to shape and define Manchester, including, and in no particular order: the weather, football, cotton, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, coal, the Luftwaffe, the Manchester Ship Canal, music, rich people, poor people, poor people who became rich people, foreign people, 24 hour party people…and religion.Read the full story..
Theatre means different things to different people. Of course there is some common ground, upon which we all meet, and the individual perspective should always be open to change; nevertheless we are creatures of habit, and one of mine is to seek out the theatre of ideas.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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Hurrah and huzzah! Last week's readership for Northern Soul was up 35% on 2018. Thanks as ever to Alfred Searls for crunching the numbers.