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“If you avoid serious subjects, comedy isn’t funny” Henry Normal talks to Northern Soul

Sep 14, 2016 Comments Off on “If you avoid serious subjects, comedy isn’t funny” Henry Normal talks to Northern Soul

He promises poems about “death, human frailty and other classic conversation stoppers”. As pitches go for a literature event hoping to put bums on seats, it’s not your run of the mill promotion. But Henry Normal isn’t your conventional fella. 

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Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

Jul 19, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

It seems amiss that despite having written about the Manchester stand-up scene for 17 years, I neither met nor interviewed Caroline Aherne.

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Caroline Aherne: a tribute

Jul 11, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: a tribute

In the first of our tributes to the comedian, writer and actress Caroline Aherne, who died earlier this month, Northern Soul’s Gerry Potter writes about a very special person.

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