Northern Soul

Author: Chris Wallis

The Creameries

Food Review: The Creameries’ Christmas Menu, Chorlton

Dec 4, 2018 No Comments

Occasionally this job throws up seriously difficult decisions.

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Review: First Time, Waterside, Sale

Dec 4, 2018 No Comments

In a world of fake news and carefully constructed narrative, the true story has enormous power.

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Theatre Review: Cinderella, Oldham Coliseum

Dec 3, 2018 No Comments

The Oldham panto is a great tradition, stretching back to the days of Kenneth Alan Taylor and beyond.

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Theatre Review: The Wind in the Willows, New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Nov 27, 2018 No Comments

It’s panto time again and the part of the year when theatres anticipate taking a third of their annual income in just six weeks.

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Theatre Review: The Maids, HOME, Manchester

Nov 23, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Maids, HOME, Manchester

Anyone buying tickets for The Maids on the basis of the advance publicity is in for a shock.

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Theatre Review: Crossings, Biggin Village Hall, High Peak

Nov 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Crossings, Biggin Village Hall, High Peak

It’s 1919 and in the village hall in Badger’s Bridge a woman is playing the piano.

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Theatre Review: And Did Those Feet, Bolton Octagon

Nov 8, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: And Did Those Feet, Bolton Octagon

Every theatre audience contains a small percentage of professionals.

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Theatre Review: Europe, Leeds Playhouse

Oct 22, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Europe, Leeds Playhouse

A railway station, probably somewhere in eastern Europe.

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Food Review: Rikyu, Peter Street Kitchen, Radisson Blu, Manchester

Oct 22, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Rikyu, Peter Street Kitchen, Radisson Blu, Manchester

The Manchester Free Trade Hall was built on the site of the Peterloo Massacre. 

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Review: Canto, Manchester

Oct 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Canto, Manchester

“There are more things in Heaven and Earth Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy,” says Hamlet. The older I get the more I think, “Hamlet, how right you were.”

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