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Joshua Wilkinson by David Hall

“They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson

September 27, 2020 No Comments

Disaffected youth is an oft-used phrase in the media.

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“It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

September 23, 2020 No Comments

Paul Robinson is a happy man.

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Jonathan Harvey

“I think theatre will come back and thrive.” Northern Soul talks to playwright Jonathan Harvey and director Joseph Houston

July 16, 2020 Comments Off on “I think theatre will come back and thrive.” Northern Soul talks to playwright Jonathan Harvey and director Joseph Houston

While theatres remain closed, many venues have created online events to connect with audiences.

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“We believe that access to culture is a fundamental part of a happy life.” The Good Book, Slung Low

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on “We believe that access to culture is a fundamental part of a happy life.” The Good Book, Slung Low

After relocating to the oldest working men’s club in Britain (The Holbeck in Leeds), the adventurous team at Slung Low established the Leeds People’s Theatre Company.

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Theatre Review: The Talented Mr Ripley, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

March 3, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Talented Mr Ripley, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

There’s a challenge to taking a story as well-known as Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr Ripley and making something fresh and new without losing the spark of the original.

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One Good Night

Win a pair of tickets to One Good Night at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre

February 17, 2020 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to One Good Night at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre

Win a pair of tickets to One Good Night at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre. 

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Frissons of fear and jangling nerves: writer Jeremy Dyson talks about the return of Ghost Stories

February 15, 2020 Comments Off on Frissons of fear and jangling nerves: writer Jeremy Dyson talks about the return of Ghost Stories

Ten years ago, when the scarifying stage play Ghost Stories was set to make its debut at the Liverpool Playhouse, the show’s co-writers, Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, announced to journalists that they couldn’t really tell them anything about it.

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Theatre Review: Holocaust Brunch, Manchester Central Library

February 13, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Holocaust Brunch, Manchester Central Library

When I was boy in the 1960s (when people had to read real books), the racks of paperbacks outside newsagents often held two best-selling titles by Lord Russell of Liverpool – The Scourge of the Swastika: A Short History of Nazi War Crimes and The Knights of the Bushido: A Short History of Japanese War Crimes.

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Theatre Review: Wuthering Heights, Royal Exchange, Manchester

February 13, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Wuthering Heights, Royal Exchange, Manchester

There are more adaptations of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights than you can shake a stick at.

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Night of the Living Dead Remix. Photography by Edward Waring (4)

Theatre Review: Night Of The Living Dead – Remix, Courtyard Theatre, Leeds Playhouse

January 30, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Night Of The Living Dead – Remix, Courtyard Theatre, Leeds Playhouse

In 1968, an independent horror movie called Night Of The Living Dead not only irrevocably changed the horror movie genre, but has since proved massively influential.

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