Author: Cathy Crabb
The sheer exhilaration, nerves and excitement of an opening night for both audience and cast is a great evening out, and last night’s production of Sweeney Todd by Platform 9 at the beautiful Buxton Opera House had me grinning more than the unnerving barber himself.Read the full story..
Untruths unveiled, reckless actions and distancing yourself from your carer, it’s all part of adolescence.Read the full story..
While reading Emily Berry’s new poetry collection Unexhausted Time, I am reminded of those moments when a less than lucid mind sparks fresh perspectives on intrusive thoughts. The dark and pungent soil of experience is raked over in this book.Read the full story..
Three weeks ago, I became a grandmother to little girl called Emerald Green. I keep saying it’s wonderful but, truthfully, I’ve been unnerved by her.Read the full story..
Sunset on Tantobie, written by Gary Kitching and directed by Jake Murray, is a 40-minute, heartwarming audio tale about family reuniting, with a nod to Dominic Cummings’ laughable defence of his trip to Barnard Castle.Read the full story..
I’ve just shared a moment with a woman outside Manchester’s HOME.Read the full story..
“You can’t be what you can’t see.” Northern Soul talks to Media Cubs and Odd Arts about creating opportunities for young people
When I was 13, I gave up sniffing aerosol cans to join Oldham Theatre Workshop.Read the full story..
“Once I was sacked from Corrie, I had enough to probably buy a small terraced house,” says Chris Hoyle. “But instead I spent obscene amounts of money on designer clothes.”Read the full story..
“It’s the culmination of the trilogy, each of which I think looks at the idea of ‘monster’ and what that means in contemporary society.”Read the full story..
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