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Ben Batt: meet the Wigan actor making a name for himself

September 20, 2016 Comments Off on Ben Batt: meet the Wigan actor making a name for himself

“I love the mentality behind it,” Ben Batt tells me.

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Review: A Streetcar Named Desire, Royal Exchange, Manchester

September 14, 2016 Comments Off on Review: A Streetcar Named Desire, Royal Exchange, Manchester

It was a night to remember – and not just because of Maxine Peake’s scorching performance.

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Maxine Peake: “I am proud of being Northern”

September 3, 2016 Comments Off on Maxine Peake: “I am proud of being Northern”

When I was first starting out as a journalist, all fresh-faced, keen and not unlike an eager puppy desperate to please, an experienced hack gave me some invaluable advice. “When writing up an interview, start with the most interesting thing the person said.”

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