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On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

Standing in the central hall of Manchester Art Gallery looking up at the decoration on the walls, a row of sculptures of men riding on horses caught my eye.

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Cathy Rentzenbrink and her brother Matty

The Last Act of Love

November 19, 2015 Comments Off on The Last Act of Love

“We read to know we’re not alone.” If, like me, you sat in a darkened cinema in the early 1990s watching Shadowlands, all the while trying to stifle unrelenting tears, then you may remember this line.

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Andrew Davies

Screenwriter Andrew Davies talks to Northern Soul

October 10, 2015 Comments Off on Screenwriter Andrew Davies talks to Northern Soul

Down the decades, British television has thoroughly enjoyed a good literary adaptation.

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CP Lee

Just One Alberto: CP Lee talks to Northern Soul

August 20, 2015 Comments Off on Just One Alberto: CP Lee talks to Northern Soul

“I mean, look, face it: if you turned up somewhere and there was this 65-year-old bloke singing The Toppers’ 1954 classic Baby, Let Me Bang Your Box on a ukulele, you’d wonder where he’d come from.”

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