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“The thing about Brecht,” says Housemate, “is you’re not supposed to feel empathy towards the characters.”Read the full story..
Julie Hesmondhalgh has my phone number.Read the full story..
Every so often, a piece of theatre comes along that leaves you astounded.Read the full story..
Julie Hesmondhalgh knows a fair bit about famous streets.Read the full story..
It’s the final episode of Broadchuch tonight. If like Northern Soul you’ve been gripped by the last series of this superlative drama, that’s due in no small part to Julie Hesmondhalgh’s gripping portrayal of a rape victim.Read the full story..
Julie Hesmondhalgh always makes me cry. Whether it’s during those last few scenes in Coronation Street when she portrayed Hayley Cropper’s final moments or as Sylvia Lancaster in the heart-wrenching Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster, there’s something about Hesmondhalgh’s performances guaranteed to make me blub like a small child.Read the full story..
On August 11, 2007, Sophie Lancaster was beaten unconscious in Stubbylee Park, Bacup, and later died from her injuries in hospital.Read the full story..
Manchester is a thrilling place to be a theatre lover thanks to a buzzing, passionate and talented scene, ranging from a vibrant Fringe to flagship venues like the Royal Exchange and HOME.Read the full story..
Originally produced as an afternoon play for Radio 4, Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster intersperses Sylvia Lancaster’s verbatim recollections of her murdered daughter Sophie with the spellbinding poems of Simon ArmitageRead the full story..
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