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The plucky short story has had a long and eventful history.Read the full story..
Some books stay with you long after you have read them.Read the full story..
Since 1976, John Lydon has been using words and music to question the inhabitants of the corridors of power, those untutored in the rhythms of popular culture who tut-tutted at the so-called degenerative influence of music’s equivalent of TNT – punk rock – on the nation’s youth.Read the full story..
If you were asked what you thought about the state of the Irish novel, would you have an answer? Perhaps not, but this and other questions will be answered at one of the Manchester Literature Festival’s events this month.Read the full story..
It’s one of those glorious instances of “of course!” casting: the makers of the forthcoming new version of The Clangers have announced that the narrator will be none other than Michael Palin.Read the full story..
It’s not often I get nervous before an interview. Sir Richard Branson 30,000 ft over the Atlantic? He was more anxious than I was. Nigella Lawson via a crackly line on Boxing Day? An absolute dream. The Dalai Lama in a five-star Manchester hotel? A total pussycat.Read the full story..
Freerange Comedy Festival at Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
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