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Flying the Nest: Chris Honer talks to Northern Soul

January 22, 2014 Comments Off on Flying the Nest: Chris Honer talks to Northern Soul

Back in 2010, Chris Honer and the Library Theatre had to migrate because Manchester’s Central Library was closing for a colossal refurbishment.

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One Hand Clapping at the re:play Festival

January 21, 2014 Comments Off on One Hand Clapping at the re:play Festival

An adaptation of the Anthony Burgess novel of the same name, One Hand Clapping is the story of Janet and Howard Shirley’s marriage in the increasingly consumerist Britain of the 1960s.

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Manchester Sound: The Massacre

June 12, 2013 Comments Off on Manchester Sound: The Massacre

On a muggy evening in central Manchester, I found myself in the uncomfortable position of confronting the ghosts of my past. And I’m sure I wasn’t the only one experiencing unnerving flashbacks to a time when acid house, poppers and day-glow were part of everyday life.

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Dear Sisters of the Earth…

May 29, 2013 Comments Off on Dear Sisters of the Earth…

Going to school in Manchester I learnt about the Peterloo Massacre because the leaders of Manchester City Council, in those days at least, thought that we should know about a key event in the campaign for the vote which had taken place in the city.

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