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Fleetneedles Forage: The Roses of the North

June 27, 2017 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: The Roses of the North

Roses are an enduring icon of the North: red for Lancashire and white for Yorkshire.

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John(Mark Springer) and Winston(Edward Dede) share a joke in The Island which runs at The Dukes from April 28-May 6

Theatre Review: The Island, The Dukes, Lancaster

May 1, 2017 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Island, The Dukes, Lancaster

The origins of The Dukes’ latest two-hander production of The Island are legendary.

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The Lovely Eggs

Northern Soul chats to The Lovely Eggs about Lancaster, being parents and the punk ethos

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to The Lovely Eggs about Lancaster, being parents and the punk ethos

On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.

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Review: I Was A Wife, The Dukes, Lancaster

February 22, 2017 Comments Off on Review: I Was A Wife, The Dukes, Lancaster

The last time I saw Polly Lister on stage, she was on her way to winning a 2015 UK Theatre award for best performance in a play.

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Review: The Ockerbys on Ice, The Dukes, Lancaster

October 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Ockerbys on Ice, The Dukes, Lancaster

The title’s a teaser. Has departing Dukes director Joe Sumsion gone the full Rick Wakeman in his final production and decided that what an everyday story of Northern folk needs is a touch of Las Vegas, Frozen-style?

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Russell Richardson as Gandalf

Review: The Hobbit, Williamson Park, Lancaster

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Hobbit, Williamson Park, Lancaster

I never did read The Hobbit. Our village library had a copy but getting hold of it was about as easy as, well, stealing dragon’s treasure.

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The Hobbit will be presented by The Dukes from July 5-August 13 in Williamson Park%2c Lancaster. Russell Richard is seen here preparing for his role as Gandalf.

Win a family ticket to see The Hobbit outdoors in Lancaster

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Win a family ticket to see The Hobbit outdoors in Lancaster

Northern Soul has teamed up with The Dukes in Lancaster to offer a family ticket to the UK’s biggest outdoor walkabout theatre season.

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Robin Hood at Williamson Park

A Meteorological Gamble Pays Off

July 16, 2013 Comments Off on A Meteorological Gamble Pays Off

“Fancy driving to Lancaster to see an outdoor performance in the park?” came the request from Northern Soul a couple of months ago. With a pinch of the Dunkirk spirit I said “yes”

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