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Happiness and Tears: comedy historian Louis Barfe talks about his new biography of Ken Dodd

December 23, 2019 Comments Off on Happiness and Tears: comedy historian Louis Barfe talks about his new biography of Ken Dodd

What springs to mind when you think of Ken Dodd?

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Tastes of Honey: Shelagh Delaney biographer Selina Todd talks to Northern Soul

September 20, 2019 Comments Off on Tastes of Honey: Shelagh Delaney biographer Selina Todd talks to Northern Soul

In April 1958, London-based theatre director Joan Littlewood received a package in the post from 19-year-old Shelagh Delaney of Duchy Road, Salford.

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Jane Austen at Home: Northern Soul talks to TV historian Lucy Worsley

March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Jane Austen at Home: Northern Soul talks to TV historian Lucy Worsley

“She was very intolerant of foolishness, vanity, empty talk, obsequiousness, time-wasting, cruelty.”

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Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival

October 21, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival

I’m tired of being told what a woman should and shouldn’t say.

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Into the Unknown: The Fantastic Life of Nigel Kneale

October 1, 2017 Comments Off on Into the Unknown: The Fantastic Life of Nigel Kneale

These days, Nigel Kneale isn’t a name that’s generally recognised by the man in the street.

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