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Julie Hesmondhalgh by Jonathan Keenan

“They transform people’s lives.” Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

May 3, 2018 Comments Off on “They transform people’s lives.” Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

Julie Hesmondhalgh has my phone number.

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RET The Almighty Sometimes - Julie Hesmondhalgh (Renee) & Norah Lopez Holden (Anna) - Image Manuel Harlan

Review: The Almighty Sometimes, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Feb 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Almighty Sometimes, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Every so often, a piece of theatre comes along that leaves you astounded.

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Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Nov 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Julie Hesmondhalgh knows a fair bit about famous streets.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh, Broadchurch

Julie Hesmondhalgh talks Broadchurch, Brexit and the importance of theatre

Apr 17, 2017 Comments Off on Julie Hesmondhalgh talks Broadchurch, Brexit and the importance of theatre

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.

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Wit

Review: Wit, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Jan 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Wit, Royal Exchange, Manchester

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.

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Wonderland

Wonderland & Other Adventures: Julie Hesmondhalgh

Nov 27, 2015 Comments Off on Wonderland & Other Adventures: Julie Hesmondhalgh

I’m sitting in the Royal Northern College of Music, a leading international conservatoire a mile south of Manchester city centre. Next to me is Julie Hesmondhalgh.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh in Black Roses

Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

Oct 4, 2015 Comments Off on Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

On August 11, 2007, Sophie Lancaster was beaten unconscious in Stubbylee Park, Bacup, and later died from her injuries in hospital.

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

Oct 1, 2015 Comments Off on Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

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.

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Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster

Mar 23, 2014 Comments Off on Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster

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 Armitage

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