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A Northern Soul

“A factory worker with a cultural dream.” Director Sean McAllister talks about his new documentary

August 11, 2018 Comments Off on “A factory worker with a cultural dream.” Director Sean McAllister talks about his new documentary

Brian W. Lavery talks to director Sean McAllister, the man behind a documentary revealing the flip side of his home town’s UK City of Culture year. A Northern Soul follows a factory worker’s struggle to pursue what seems like an impossible cultural dream.

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Marching on the bosses

Review: The Headscarf Revolutionaries by Brian W. Lavery

June 21, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Headscarf Revolutionaries by Brian W. Lavery

As Northern English cities go, Hull is generally regarded as punching under its weight. It’s got character though – oh aye, bags of that.

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The Headscarf Revolutionaries and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster

June 11, 2015 Comments Off on The Headscarf Revolutionaries and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster

Brian W. Lavery, author of The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster, writes for Northern Soul about a series of small quirks of fate which, across the decades, led him to write the story of a remarkable woman.

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