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Articles relating to: Rich Jevons

Anything Goes for actor Simon Rouse

March 1, 2015 Comments Off on Anything Goes for actor Simon Rouse

Simon Rouse is known to most of us for his role as DCI Jack Meadows in The Bill. Now, following successful roles in When We Are Married and The Full Monty, he takes to the stage once more in the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes, currently on an extensive UK tour. Rich Jevons talks to Rouse prior to a homecoming at Bradford’s Alhambra.

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Kendells Bistro

Pre-theatre eats: West Yorkshire Playhouse

February 6, 2015 Comments Off on Pre-theatre eats: West Yorkshire Playhouse

In the second of our series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons goes to Leeds and visits three venues in walking distance of the West Yorkshire Playhouse: The Wardrobe, Kendells Bistro and Arts Café.

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The Paper Birds - Broke

The Paper Birds: what it means to be broke

February 2, 2015 Comments Off on The Paper Birds: what it means to be broke

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to The Paper Birds’ artistic director Jemma McDonnell about the company’s latest production, Broke, ahead of a nationwide tour and performances in their home town of Leeds.

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Top Hat - Leeds Grand Theatre Alan Burkitt & Ensemble Photo by Max Lacome-Shaw

Review: Top Hat, Leeds Grand Theatre

December 24, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Top Hat, Leeds Grand Theatre

The musical rom-com Top Hat is based on the 1935 film with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and sees Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Good step into their predecessors’ dancing shoes with a result that will blow your hat off, top or otherwise.

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Nikolai Foster

It’s a White Christmas for director Nikolai Foster

December 11, 2014 Comments Off on It’s a White Christmas for director Nikolai Foster

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to prolific and diverse director Nikolai Foster about his hit show White Christmas at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, and forthcoming tours of Calamity Jane and Beautiful Thing.

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Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

December 4, 2014 Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Hebden Bridge attracts a lot of labels: hippy haven, LGBT capital of the North and, back in the day, a veggie’s delight (Suma began life here). 

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Restaurant 1914

Pre-theatre eats: Northern Soul goes to Bradford

November 26, 2014 Comments Off on Pre-theatre eats: Northern Soul goes to Bradford

In the first of a new series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons visits Bradford, sampling the wares at the 1914 Restaurant, Media Cafe, Cyrus and Nando’s.

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Chris Cutler

Chris Cutler on Henry Cow, Lindsay Cooper and Huddersfield

November 19, 2014 Comments Off on Chris Cutler on Henry Cow, Lindsay Cooper and Huddersfield

To celebrate the life and work of musician Lindsay Cooper, four bands are coming together to perform Cooper’s music at the Lawrence Batley Theatre as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

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A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms: imitating the dog talks about its new adaptation

October 23, 2014 Comments Off on A Farewell to Arms: imitating the dog talks about its new adaptation

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to imitating the dog’s artistic director Andrew Quick about the adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms in the centenary year of World War One.

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A Modern Day Antigone by Pilot Theatre

October 16, 2014 Comments Off on A Modern Day Antigone by Pilot Theatre

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Pilot Theatre’s artistic director Marcus Romer about the company’s contemporary take on Sophocles’ Greek classic, Antigone.

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