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Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 No Comments

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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Ghost Stories

Film Review: Ghost Stories

April 9, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Ghost Stories

An interesting thing can happen when a genre has been around long enough to acquire fans.

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Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

Reboots, revivals, adaptations. Oh, that there is such treacherous territory.

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Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

Full and frank disclosure from the off: I am and have always been a Suede fan.

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Film Review: Ready Player One

March 26, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Ready Player One

Are computer games just for kids?

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Django Django talk to Northern Soul

March 19, 2018 Comments Off on Django Django talk to Northern Soul

Many bands suffer from what’s known as ‘Difficult Second Album Syndrome’, that awkward step where a recording career isn’t brand new any more but it’s a not-yet-seen-it-all doddle either.

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Review: Circle Mirror Transformation, HOME, Manchester

March 8, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Circle Mirror Transformation, HOME, Manchester

Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation is by no means your average play.

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Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre. Northern Soul talks to the team behind a new graphic novel

March 4, 2018 Comments Off on Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre. Northern Soul talks to the team behind a new graphic novel

The name of Peterloo is bandied about so much these days that it would be tempting to forget there was never any such place.

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Jake Thackray at 80

February 26, 2018 Comments Off on Jake Thackray at 80

Would that he was still with us, Jake Thackray would have turned 80 on February 27 this year.

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DJ Dave Booth

Want to know where Madchester really started? Legendary DJ Dave Booth talks to Northern Soul

February 16, 2018 Comments Off on Want to know where Madchester really started? Legendary DJ Dave Booth talks to Northern Soul

If you spent your youth dancing at indie clubs in Manchester during the 80s and 90s, it’s possible some of your most cherished nights out came courtesy of Dave Booth without you even knowing it.

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