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Telly Visions: the good, the bad and the downright bewildering

October 8, 2020 Comments Off on Telly Visions: the good, the bad and the downright bewildering

In a new series for Northern Soul, Drew Tosh casts his critical eye over the best – and worst – of what’s on the box. From the latest must-see comedy and bingeworthy crime dramas to cutting-edge series and ubiquitous reality shows, Telly Visions is your go-to column for all things TV.

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Cat, The Pets Factor, CBBC

“There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor

July 27, 2020 Comments Off on “There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor

If you’ve never turned on CBBC to keep little ones entertained while you inhale a pint of tea, you may not have had the good fortune of stumbling across The Pets Factor.

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Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north

To the outside world, Peaky Blinders is filmed at a series of locations in and around Birmingham, places that evoke the spirit of the early 20th century.

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“Once you’ve done Blue Peter, I think you can face most things.” Northern Soul meets Blue Peter presenters, past and present

October 27, 2018 Comments Off on “Once you’ve done Blue Peter, I think you can face most things.” Northern Soul meets Blue Peter presenters, past and present

When I was growing up, I had two career ambitions: 1) to be a pop star, and 2) to be a Blue Peter presenter.

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Justin Pearson

Set on fire and fighting with Wonder Woman, it’s all in a day’s work for stunt coordinator Justin Pearson

August 11, 2018 Comments Off on Set on fire and fighting with Wonder Woman, it’s all in a day’s work for stunt coordinator Justin Pearson

There is footage of Justin Pearson jumping out of a window, covered in flames from head to foot and having a table kicked at him by Wonder Woman.

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“Northern voices are always my go-to place.” Age Before Beauty and Poldark writer Debbie Horsfield talks to Northern Soul

August 7, 2018 Comments Off on “Northern voices are always my go-to place.” Age Before Beauty and Poldark writer Debbie Horsfield talks to Northern Soul

You’d have to be allergic to magazine racks to miss the new series by Debbie Horsfield on BBC1.

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Woke Charlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, HOME, Manchester

Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

When I was in my early 20s I loved the TV show Sex and the City.

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Utopia Memoriam

Review: Utopia, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Utopia, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

Now in its third year, Pilot Light TV Festival continues to offer discerning diversions to those whose passion for the potential of the medium remains devout.

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A tribute to Peter Wyngarde

January 30, 2018 Comments Off on A tribute to Peter Wyngarde

Frills, coiffures and moustaches were at half-mast following the announcement that Peter Wyngarde, or Petunia Winegum as he was known in his queer circles, had passed away.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh, Broadchurch

Julie Hesmondhalgh talks Broadchurch, Brexit and the importance of theatre

April 17, 2017 Comments Off on Julie Hesmondhalgh talks Broadchurch, Brexit and the importance of theatre

It’s the final episode of Broadchuch tonight. If like Northern Soul you’ve been gripped by the last series of this superlative drama, that’s due in no small part to Julie Hesmondhalgh’s gripping portrayal of a rape victim.

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