Author: Drew Tosh
“I think theatre will come back and thrive.” Northern Soul talks to playwright Jonathan Harvey and director Joseph Houston
While theatres remain closed, many venues have created online events to connect with audiences.Read the full story..
Poet, writer, musician and BBC radio presenter are just a few of the roles on David Scott’s CV.Read the full story..
“If you’re working class and smart it really messes with people’s heads.” Comedian Janey Godley talks to Northern Soul
Don’t you wish politicians would just tell it like it is instead of waffling on without actually saying anything?Read the full story..
“I wanted to reach as many young people as I could.” Deborah Dixon talks about preventing young sudden cardiac deaths with CRY
In September 2011, Deborah Dixon experienced every parent’s worst nightmare.Read the full story..
“Some people have called me the diva whisperer.” Blondie collaborator Rob Roth talks weirdos, icons and punk sensibility
“There’s nothing contrived or canned, it’s just Debbie and Chris.”Read the full story..
Over the past few years, I’ve interviewed lots of celebrities and people of note. But I was bricking it when I was granted a chat with the Stockport Viaduct.Read the full story..
As I write this, Australia is on fire while the South of England struggles with another bout of severe flooding.Read the full story..
“We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul
She is an accomplished stage and TV actress, a ‘loose’ woman, a mental health advocate and, most recently, a patron of Manchester’s award-winning Hope Mill Theatre.Read the full story..
I know we all say it about the tele of our childhoods, but kids’ TV in the 70s really was special.Read the full story..
The arts world could never be accused of being over-funded, so to set up a new venture is always a bold move.Read the full story..
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