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Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul

August 28, 2018 Comments Off on Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul

Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul about the pull of playing a Liverpudlian icon.

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Review: An Officer and a Gentleman: The Musical, Manchester Opera House

August 20, 2018 Comments Off on Review: An Officer and a Gentleman: The Musical, Manchester Opera House

It may be more than 35-years-old but the sight of a young Richard Gere in an all-white naval officer’s uniform remains an iconic image and one, if we’re being honest, that still gets hearts-a-racing.

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The Summer of Love

Win a pair of tickets to The Summer of Love at The Victoria Hall in Halifax

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to The Summer of Love at The Victoria Hall in Halifax

Win a pair of tickets to The Summer of Love at The Victoria Hall in Halifax. 

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Suzanne Vega, The Bridgewater Hall

Suzanne Vega: “The audience comes, thinking of their own memories”

August 28, 2017 Comments Off on Suzanne Vega: “The audience comes, thinking of their own memories”

When I wore out my Suzanne Vega cassettes in the 1980s, playing them over and over again, never in my wildest dreams did I think that, one day, I’d be explaining builder’s tea to my musical hero.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea, The Lowry, Salford

July 28, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea, The Lowry, Salford

It was as the on-stage doorbell rang for the fourth time that my two-year-old daughter, atop my knee in the semi-dark of The Lowry’s Lyric Theatre, turned to me with a mixture of optimism and desperation to query: “The tiger come now?”

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Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.

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Mysterious Girl: Toyah talks to Northern Soul

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mysterious Girl: Toyah talks to Northern Soul

“There is a mindset when it comes to competitive combat and I think I might have that.” 

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Smoove & Turrell by Jack Stocker

Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

November 17, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s a bit chilly at Manchester’s Band on the Wall.

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Jimmy Osmond

Jimmy Osmond talks touring, tele and cooking with Northern Soul

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Jimmy Osmond talks touring, tele and cooking with Northern Soul

Some surnames are instantly recognisable in the showbiz world – Jackson, Sinatra, McCartney and, of course, the family dynasty that is Osmond.

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Review: London Road Fire Station Tour, Manchester

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: London Road Fire Station Tour, Manchester

Let me take you back a couple of years. I was a nervous new writer and had just received my first assignment for Northern Soul.

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