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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 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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Review: CBBC’s The Worst Witch, Manchester Town Hall

January 9, 2017 Comments Off on Review: CBBC’s The Worst Witch, Manchester Town Hall

As a list of magical ingredients, it’s hard to beat. Manchester Town Hall on a Sunday afternoon in the run-up to Christmas with the festive German Market in full swing outside, playing host to several hundred excited children who have come to take part in a range of bespoke themed activities, all culminating in a gala preview screening of the first episode of a new CBBC adaptation of a modern classic.

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CBeebies’ Alex Winters talks to Northern Soul

July 25, 2014 Comments Off on CBeebies’ Alex Winters talks to Northern Soul

CBeebies entered my life in late 2010 and has been an invaluable friend to me, my wife and my little boy ever since.

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From There To Here: a love letter to Manchester

May 23, 2014 Comments Off on From There To Here: a love letter to Manchester

From There to Here is a major new BBC drama. The editor of Northern Soul met the writer Peter Bowker and director James Strong.  

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