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Lead press shot. Paul Weller. Credit: Sandra Vijandi

Music Review: Paul Weller, Liverpool Eventim Olympia

November 30, 2021 Comments Off on Music Review: Paul Weller, Liverpool Eventim Olympia

Let’s get one thing straight from the start. There’s no point in pretending that this is going to be a reasoned, impartial and unbiased review, because it’s not.

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Music Review: Fontaines D.C., Manchester Academy

October 19, 2021 Comments Off on Music Review: Fontaines D.C., Manchester Academy

It was like nothing had happened. Eighteen months of lockdowns and enjoyment-sapping restrictions were blown away in a second by a post-punk poet and a rock ‘n’ roll band.

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Author Nicola Mostyn at the launch of The Love Delusion in Manchester

My Space: Nicola Mostyn, author

November 3, 2019 Comments Off on My Space: Nicola Mostyn, author

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s author Nicola Mostyn.

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Banksy, Football Terrorist 2001 Spray enamel paint on wood Image courtesy Andipa London © The Artist

Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

April 13, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

Up front you’ve got the prolific yet elusive Banksy alongside striking partner Pablo ‘Bend It Like’ Picasso.

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My Space: Stanley Chow, artist, illustrator and designer

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on My Space: Stanley Chow, artist, illustrator and designer

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s artist, illustrator and designer, Stanley Chow.

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Paolo Hewitt

My Space: Paolo Hewitt, writer and journalist

February 13, 2019 Comments Off on My Space: Paolo Hewitt, writer and journalist

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s writer and journalist, Paolo Hewitt. 

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Ian Kershaw

My Space: Ian Kershaw, writer

November 25, 2018 Comments Off on My Space: Ian Kershaw, writer

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s writer Ian Kershaw. 

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Blackpool - What a Shit Place to Die, Phil Pearson

Theatre Review: Blackpool – What a Shit Place to Die, Three Minute Theatre, Manchester

July 24, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Blackpool – What a Shit Place to Die, Three Minute Theatre, Manchester

At only 50 minutes long with no interval, this play is a real emotional roller-coaster.

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Lights, camera….putting on a play at the Greater Manchester Fringe

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Lights, camera….putting on a play at the Greater Manchester Fringe
Seven weeks before curtain up and we’ve sold five tickets. Five! 
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Tony Husband at Work

My Space: Tony Husband, cartoonist

March 22, 2018 Comments Off on My Space: Tony Husband, cartoonist

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s cartoonist Tony Husband. 

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