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“The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre
Contact has been an integral part of Manchester’s cultural scene since the 1970s.Read the full story..
If ever there was a time when the world needed a bit of Christmas magic, this is it. Luckily, I can tell you exactly where to find it.Read the full story..
Theatres have adapted to COVID-19 restrictions in all sorts of ways.Read the full story..
Sunset on Tantobie, written by Gary Kitching and directed by Jake Murray, is a 40-minute, heartwarming audio tale about family reuniting, with a nod to Dominic Cummings’ laughable defence of his trip to Barnard Castle.Read the full story..
“There’s still a lot of discrimination, marginalisation and isolation.” DaDaFest International Festival 2020: Translations
A quarter of a century ago the Disability Discrimination Act came into force and changed lives. In the meantime, Liverpool-based DaDaFest has been breaking ground as a disability and D/deaf arts organisation since 1984, albeit under a different name.Read the full story..
“The industry will never fail because we bounce back.” RENT actress Maiya Quansah-Breed talks to Northern Soul
*Since this interview took place, a second national lockdown has come into effect. As a result of these new restrictions, a live performance of RENT will now be available to access online. For more information, or to book tickets, visit the Hope Mill Theatre website.Read the full story..
I’ve just shared a moment with a woman outside Manchester’s HOME.Read the full story..
“We face the very real prospect of losing a generation of talent.” Box of Tricks launches Screen/Play Award in partnership with Sky Studios
We want “electrifying stories that spark the imagination,” says Box Of Tricks’ co-artistic director Hannah Tyrell-Pinder.Read the full story..
“They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson
Disaffected youth is an oft-used phrase in the media.Read the full story..
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“The need for us is still there.” At 28, Junior Akinola is the first person under 30 to chair a board of a major performing arts venue in the UK. But that didn't stop Manchester's Contact Theatre from hiring him. northernsoul.me.uk/the-need-f… @cparkwriter @Jr_JT3 @ContactMcr pic.twitter.com/tobyXTPpOc