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A tribute to Judith Kerr

May 26, 2019 Comments Off on A tribute to Judith Kerr

Never meet your heroes, they say. Blow that, I thought.

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A tribute to Peter Wyngarde

January 30, 2018 Comments Off on A tribute to Peter Wyngarde

Frills, coiffures and moustaches were at half-mast following the announcement that Peter Wyngarde, or Petunia Winegum as he was known in his queer circles, had passed away.

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Alan Dosser

Did you learn to dream in the morning? A tribute to Liverpool Everyman’s Alan Dossor

November 29, 2016 Comments Off on Did you learn to dream in the morning? A tribute to Liverpool Everyman’s Alan Dossor

It’s an afternoon of images. It’s an afternoon of love.

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Queen of the Shrews: a tribute to Jean Alexander and Hilda Ogden

October 17, 2016 Comments Off on Queen of the Shrews: a tribute to Jean Alexander and Hilda Ogden

The thing with shrews is this: no matter how piercing or shrill, they’re very clever.

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Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

It seems amiss that despite having written about the Manchester stand-up scene for 17 years, I neither met nor interviewed Caroline Aherne.

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Caroline Aherne: a tribute

July 11, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: a tribute

In the first of our tributes to the comedian, writer and actress Caroline Aherne, who died earlier this month, Northern Soul’s Gerry Potter writes about a very special person.

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