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The Brick Box, Bradford

“Arts and culture modify people’s behaviour.” Northern Soul chats to Bradford’s Brick Box Rooms

Jan 26, 2018 Comments Off on “Arts and culture modify people’s behaviour.” Northern Soul chats to Bradford’s Brick Box Rooms

The Arts Council likes to talk about hard-to-reach audiences, says Rosie Freeman, director of The Brick Box, an arts organisation which has relocated from London to Bradford.

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Amir Hussain, chief executive of YEME Architects

A design for life: the building of a northern architectural success story

Nov 9, 2017 Comments Off on A design for life: the building of a northern architectural success story

It is said that some of the best success stories begin in failure.

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Bradford Literature Festival 2017 Launch Dinner at the Midland Hotel, Bradford. 29.06.17

Bradford’s arts-led renaissance: Northern Soul chats to Syima Aslam, the woman behind Bradford Literature Festival

Oct 1, 2017 Comments Off on Bradford’s arts-led renaissance: Northern Soul chats to Syima Aslam, the woman behind Bradford Literature Festival

When Syima Aslam first discussed creating a literature festival in Bradford, her daughter’s response was telling. “A literature festival in Bradford? Mum, really?”

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Scott Salt/Wildwoods, The Brick Box

Northern Soul talks to Bradford’s Brick Box about gentrification, folklore and community arts

Mar 29, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul talks to Bradford’s Brick Box about gentrification, folklore and community arts

Sitting upstairs at the Forks cafe in front of the enormous window overlooking Bradford’s up-and-coming North Parade high street, Rosie Freeman is holding forth about the many attractions of her newly adopted city.

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Michael Brandon

Michael Brandon takes A View from the Bridge

Mar 31, 2015 Comments Off on Michael Brandon takes A View from the Bridge

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to actor Michael Brandon (known to many as Dempsey from TV’s Dempsey and Makepeace) about his career and current role of Alfieri in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, set in Brandon’s birthplace, Brooklyn.

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Anything Goes for actor Simon Rouse

Mar 1, 2015 Comments Off on Anything Goes for actor Simon Rouse

Simon Rouse is known to most of us for his role as DCI Jack Meadows in The Bill. Now, following successful roles in When We Are Married and The Full Monty, he takes to the stage once more in the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes, currently on an extensive UK tour. Rich Jevons talks to Rouse prior to a homecoming at Bradford’s Alhambra.

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Restaurant 1914

Pre-theatre eats: Northern Soul goes to Bradford

Nov 26, 2014 Comments Off on Pre-theatre eats: Northern Soul goes to Bradford

In the first of a new series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons visits Bradford, sampling the wares at the 1914 Restaurant, Media Cafe, Cyrus and Nando’s.

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Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

Aug 2, 2014 Comments Off on Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Tai Shan Schierenberg about his show Habitat at Cartwright Hall in Bradford

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Hurr

Hurr, the war on terror and Javaad Alipoor

Jul 14, 2014 Comments Off on Hurr, the war on terror and Javaad Alipoor

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to the writer and director of new play HurrJavaad Alipoor.

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Saltaire

Saltaire – the model village

Sep 17, 2013 Comments Off on Saltaire – the model village

When Victorian entrepreneur Sir Titus Salt created a model village in Saltaire for his mill workers he could never have imagined it would become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, putting it up there with the pyramids of Giza.

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