Author: Andy Murray
In recent years Sale Waterside has built a mighty reputation for its family-friendly Christmas shows, often in association with Pins & Needles Productions, punching well above their weight with the likes of The Bear and Father Christmas.Read the full story..
In these trying times, you’d be forgiven for wanting to spend a few years living under a big rock on a remote island.Read the full story..
For several years now, the Tom Gates books by Liz Pichon have been all the rage in primary schools across the land.Read the full story..
Albums are now commonly accepted as a bona fide art form, but make no mistake, some are more bona fide than others.Read the full story..
Last month, when Northern Soul spoke to Steve Delaney of Count Arthur Strong fame about his current tour, he confessed: “It’s just Arthur’s stream of consciousness, really… In a sense it’s difficult for me to explain what a live show’s about.Read the full story..
Down the decades, Salford has had a tempestuous relationship with its playwright progeny Shelagh Delaney.Read the full story..
In April 1958, London-based theatre director Joan Littlewood received a package in the post from 19-year-old Shelagh Delaney of Duchy Road, Salford.Read the full story..
“I think kids like to see an old bloke behaving disgracefully.” Steve Delaney talks Twitter, telly and being Count Arthur Strong
Back in July, Steve Delaney’s Twitter feed lit up, as it tends to from time to time, with another wave of the rolling debate about which version of his character Count Arthur Strong is the best.Read the full story..
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