Articles relating to: theatre review
It’s 1919 and in the village hall in Badger’s Bridge a woman is playing the piano.Read the full story..
It seems a strange thing to do, on a boiling hot summer’s evening, to come in out of the bright day and ensconce oneself in a dark theatre, along with hundreds of other people, to watch a play set outside in a garden.Read the full story..
“Bye ‘eck,” said the man sitting next to me. “Ah’ve seen some stuff ‘ere, but that were fantastic!”Read the full story..
Up betimes and to York with a cushion to catch the matinee of Macbeth by Will Shakespeare, performed in the new open-air Rose Theatre by Clifford’s Tower.Read the full story..
In my mind, there are two types of plays: the ones where you keep checking your watch and the ones where you leave the theatre and it’s suddenly dark.Read the full story..
If the arts form the cultural mouthpiece for the country, then this play has taken the turmoil and division of Brexit and managed to distil it into something akin to an explanation, or at least an exploration, of what happened with the vote to leave the European Union.Read the full story..
Every so often, a piece of theatre comes along that leaves you astounded.Read the full story..
Sometimes it happens that certain playwrights have a ‘moment’, a period during which their work suddenly taps into the creative consciousness bubbling just beneath our feet and causes multiple dramatic fountains to burst through.Read the full story..
Henrik Ibsen’s The Master Builder, published in 1892, begins with the arrival of a young woman, Hilde Wangel, in Halvard Solness’s office.Read the full story..
What I miss about no longer being on Facebook is Jackie Hagan.Read the full story..
- “We haven’t met a single woman who didn’t want to have a go with the bolt cutters.” Northern Soul chats to Idle Women
- My Space: Stanley Chow, artist, illustrator and designer
- Tea from The Manor: Northern Soul talks tea, teabags and tea-tasting with James Green
- Joy for Ever: Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery celebrates John Ruskin’s bicentenary
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The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!