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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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Preview: Hull’s Headscarf Heroes, BBC Four

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Preview: Hull’s Headscarf Heroes, BBC Four

Brian W. Lavery, author of The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster, writes for Northern Soul about a new BBC documentary, Hull’s Headscarf Heroes.

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Nick Quantrill

Five Places in Hull

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Five Places in Hull

Crime author Nick Quantrill writes for Northern Soul about his new novel and the star of his book: Hull.

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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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