Articles relating to: Kevin Bourke
Seeing half-remembered films from the 1980s turned into feel-good theatrical musicals has been a puzzling phenomenon of theatregoing in the past few years.Read the full story..
“Strong, broad-ranging music that tells social stories that mean something.” David Agnew, director of Manchester Folk Festival
Manchester is set to become the centre of the international folk world at the end of October.Read the full story..
There’s a new champion in town and it’s the bestselling crime author, Elly Griffiths.Read the full story..
“I’m a very late starter to this novel-writing lark.” Award-winning crime author Trevor Wood talks to Northern Soul
The huge surge in the readership of crime novels during the present unpleasantness arises partly, no doubt, from the visceral pleasure, sheer entertainment and, yes, reassurance to be had from a gripping plot, set within a somewhat familiar formula in a world where justice might actually triumph.Read the full story..
“We face the very real prospect of losing a generation of talent.” Box of Tricks launches Screen/Play Award in partnership with Sky Studios
We want “electrifying stories that spark the imagination,” says Box Of Tricks’ co-artistic director Hannah Tyrell-Pinder.Read the full story..
I’m not the biggest fan of British director Christopher Nolan. In fact, I’m of the opinion that most of his films prefer to show off rather than actually show much in the way of humanity, let alone fun. And heaven forbid that there might be a plausible female character lurking around amid the bombast.Read the full story..
There’s a certain delicious irony to the way that the York-based National Centre for Early Music (forced like so many other independent venues to temporarily close its doors to the public) has been leading the way with an enthusiastic embrace of that most contemporary of technologies, video streaming, to continue to celebrate the live performance of (mostly) medieval music.Read the full story..
After relocating to the oldest working men’s club in Britain (The Holbeck in Leeds), the adventurous team at Slung Low established the Leeds People’s Theatre Company.Read the full story..
- Exhibition: Betty’s Back!: The work of James and Betty Durden, Keswick Museum
- Exhibition: Sheila Fell – New Discoveries, Castlegate Gallery, Cockermouth
- “I do love a bit of Northern Soul.” We talk to Tim Burgess ahead of The Charlatans’ 30th anniversary tour
- Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads
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Supported by funding from @HeritageFundUK, Betty’s Back! will explore James’s life and works in the context of the 1920s, when the portrait was painted, and will also reveal artwork by Betty Durden Green for the first time.
Keswick Museum is roaring into the 1920s with a new exhibition, Betty’s Back!: The work of James and Betty Durden, exploring the work of two local artists. @KeswickMuseum #art #exhibition For more images and information, click here: northernsoul.me.uk/exhibition… pic.twitter.com/j4jPPItcC3
Five ‘lost’ works from #Cumbrian artist Sheila Fell have been uncovered and put on show by Castlegate Gallery in Cockermouth. @Castlegate_Art #exhibition #art Click here for more images: northernsoul.me.uk/exhibition… pic.twitter.com/GvzuJanRrf