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Articles relating to: Salford

The Barber of Seville

Review: The Barber of Seville, Jenůfa, Kiss Me, Kate, Salford

November 18, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Barber of Seville, Jenůfa, Kiss Me, Kate, Salford

Kiss Me, Kate opens with Another Op’nin’, Another Show, a hymn to hoofers and thespians everywhere.

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Whose Sari Now?

Win tickets to Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

October 12, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

Win tickets to see Whose Sari Now? at The Lowry, Salford

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Norris & Parker

Review: All Our Friends are Dead, The Kings Arms, Salford

July 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: All Our Friends are Dead, The Kings Arms, Salford

It’s quite the daunting experience being the only 17-year-old at a pub-theatre. But All Our Friends Are Dead at Salford’s Kings Arms made me realise that I’m just as twisted as everyone else in the audience.

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Basil Brush

Exclusive: Basil Brush talks to Northern Soul

May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Exclusive: Basil Brush talks to Northern Soul

On election day, Northern Soul had a very unusual To Do list. Firstly, vote, obviously. Then do a bit of a shop. Then interview Basil Brush.

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Len Johnson – Fighter

Review: Len Johnson ‘Fighter’, Salford

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Len Johnson ‘Fighter’, Salford

A little less than a year ago, when Len Johnson ‘Fighter’ first appeared as part of the 2014 Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, I enthusiastically commented that “with just a little judicious trimming and a bit more confidence in some of the singing, an already stirring piece could become a truly great show”. Et voilà!

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Spring Reign, photo by Musa Chowdhury

Win tickets for Spring Reign at The Lowry, Salford

April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets for Spring Reign at The Lowry, Salford

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR SPRING REIGN AT THE LOWRY

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Ren Harvieu

Ren Harvieu talks to Northern Soul

April 18, 2015 Comments Off on Ren Harvieu talks to Northern Soul

When Ren Harvieu’s debut album Through the Night was released three years ago, it made quite a splash.

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“Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on “Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

Matt Stevens-Woodhead, artistic director of FYSA Theatre, writes for Northern Soul about the genesis of the verbatim play, The 56: The Bradford City Fire & Testimony.  

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First Chop Brewing Arm

Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

In the first of a new series celebrating the breweries of the North of England, Guy Kilty visits the First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford.

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Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

In the 1960s, Lisa Prescott was kidnapped and held for more than four days in an East Ham flat by gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray. She was kept there as a sex slave for an escaped murderer, Frank ‘The Mad Axeman’ Mitchell.

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