Author: Drew Tosh
“I strongly object to paying £27.50 to walk the length and breadth of the train with a sausage in a plastic box.” – Kitty, Victoria Wood As Seen On TVRead the full story..
“I never felt that being a woman was any less or more of an advantage.” Northern Soul chats to Kim Wilde
She’s preparing a new album and tour for the New Year.Read the full story..
Name a female singer-songwriter from the past couple of decades.Read the full story..
Christmas can always be relied upon to throw up musical mishaps.Read the full story..
“You’re being paid to have fun and to laugh and be daft and stupid.” John Barrowman talks to Northern Soul
As you might expect, chatting with John Barrowman is a cheeky and gossipy encounter. His tales are peppered with one-liners about threesomes with The Krankies and being the best ‘Dick’ in the business.Read the full story..
The 1978 punk film Jubilee set out to shock with violence, nudity and strong language. Nearly 40 years later, the 2017 play features more of the same but shocks for a different reason.Read the full story..
When it comes to album sales in 2016, you can forget Beyoncé, Rag’n’Bone Man and Justin Bieber. Last year belonged to Ball and Boe.Read the full story..
“The gigs were so rough that I had to come out kicking everyone in the face.”Read the full story..
Poetry is everywhere at the moment.Read the full story..
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