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Henry Normal

Brexit Poetry: MY DECISION

November 3, 2019 No Comments

Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written four Brexit-themed poems exclusively for Northern Soul. They are called Brexit Trilogy (taking into account inflation). Here’s the third one. 

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Henry Normal

Brexit poetry: NEVER LET IT BE SAID 

October 30, 2019 No Comments

Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written four Brexit-themed poems exclusively for Northern Soul. They are called Brexit Trilogy (taking into account inflation). Here’s the second one. 

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Brexit poetry: CAKE (A poem with layers)

October 27, 2019 Comments Off on Brexit poetry: CAKE (A poem with layers)
Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written a number of Brexit-themed poems exclusively for Northern Soul. Here’s the first one. 
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Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry

As Brexit dominates the headlines, Alexandra Jarvis, a writer for the Immigration Advice Service, has some stringent opinions on the impact Brexit will have on our creative sectors. She asks, how do we stop the damage before it’s too late?

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A Little Bird says…democracy is under threat

September 3, 2019 Comments Off on A Little Bird says…democracy is under threat

In a new series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about democracy. 

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A Little Bird says…we need to be better citizens

January 16, 2019 Comments Off on A Little Bird says…we need to be better citizens

In a new series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about fantasy politics. 

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A Little Bird says…our government is knowingly pursuing a policy of national impoverishment

December 7, 2018 Comments Off on A Little Bird says…our government is knowingly pursuing a policy of national impoverishment

In a new series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about that most thorniest of issues: Brexit.

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“Plans for the future have been shattered overnight”

June 24, 2016 Comments Off on “Plans for the future have been shattered overnight”

Isabel Webb is 19-years-old. She’s from Manchester and is one year into her degree at UCL in London. In her latest blog for Northern Soul, she writes about her reaction to the vote for Brexit.

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