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Mandy Payne - Regeneration

Brutal Beauty: the Park Hill Paintings of Mandy Payne

November 7, 2015 Comments Off on Brutal Beauty: the Park Hill Paintings of Mandy Payne

In 1981, Roy Hattersley, then Shadow Home Secretary, made a short film for Yorkshire Television about the Sheffield in which he grew up.

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Claes Oldenburg, Soft Typewriter, “Ghost“ – Version 1963

Photo Gallery: An Imagined Museum, Tate Liverpool

November 5, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: An Imagined Museum, Tate Liverpool

An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections opens at Tate Liverpool on November 20, 2015 and runs until February 14, 2016. Here’s a taste of what’s to come.

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Blanche McIntyre

Blanche McIntyre on The Oresteia at Manchester’s HOME

October 27, 2015 Comments Off on Blanche McIntyre on The Oresteia at Manchester’s HOME

With the benefit of hindsight, it looks as if theatre director Blanche McIntyre, the golden girl of the theatre world who is about to bring The Oresteia to Manchester’s HOME, might have been destined for her current job.

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Whose Sari Now?

Win tickets to Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

October 12, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

Win tickets to see Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

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The Family Way

Review: The Family Way, Bolton Octagon

September 28, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Family Way, Bolton Octagon

In Northern England most of life passes in unspoken eloquence.

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L-R – Dorian Jerome Simpson (Smudge), Daniel Kendrick (Frankie), Mark Weinman (Pugh), Sam Melvin (pidge), Ciarán Owens (Dan)

SO HERE WE ARE: what happens when nothing happens

September 17, 2015 Comments Off on SO HERE WE ARE: what happens when nothing happens

SO HERE WE ARE is a play about young lives cut short and a touching portrait of childhood friendships under strain in adult life. Director Steven Atkinson writes about the upcoming production at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.

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Director Caroline Steinbeis

Directing The Crucible: Caroline Steinbeis talks to Northern Soul

September 14, 2015 Comments Off on Directing The Crucible: Caroline Steinbeis talks to Northern Soul

Caroline Steinbeis’s time is precious.

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By Far The Greatest Team

By Far The Greatest Team: a new play for footie fans

August 25, 2015 Comments Off on By Far The Greatest Team: a new play for footie fans

Manchester’s Monkeywood Theatre, in association with The Lowry in Salford, is staging the world premiere of By Far The Greatest Team next month, four new stories by four Manchester writers (two United and two City fans) exploring and celebrating what it means to be a football fan in the city. Martin Gibbons, co-artistic director of Monkeywood Theatre and the play’s director, writes for Northern Soul.

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Cartoon by David Haldane

Cartoonist David Haldane on Blyth library, Private Eye and the North

August 25, 2015 Comments Off on Cartoonist David Haldane on Blyth library, Private Eye and the North

Some children respond to the question “what would you like to be when you grow up?” in outlandish ways.

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Hearld collection at York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery: redefining how we look at art

August 15, 2015 Comments Off on York Art Gallery: redefining how we look at art

First impressions are important. It’s true for job interviews, dating and visiting museums and galleries.

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