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Love Island, ITV

Can we learn valuable lessons in love from ITV’s Love Island? (No, I’m not kidding)

June 25, 2018 Comments Off on Can we learn valuable lessons in love from ITV’s Love Island? (No, I’m not kidding)

Ah, Love Island.

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Christopher Eccleston

Review: Christopher Eccleston, Pilot Light Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Christopher Eccleston, Pilot Light Festival, Manchester

Christopher Eccleston has recently been described as a ‘northern powerhouse’.

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Sue Johnston

“You should absolutely grow old disgracefully.” Sue Johnston talks to Northern Soul

May 5, 2018 Comments Off on “You should absolutely grow old disgracefully.” Sue Johnston talks to Northern Soul

A fixture on our screens for more than 35 years, Sue Johnston’s telly CV is impressive: Brookside, The Royle Family, Waking the Dead, Coronation Street, Downton Abbey and Jam & Jerusalem to name but a few. 

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Morph

Exclusive: Morph talks to Northern Soul

April 21, 2018 Comments Off on Exclusive: Morph talks to Northern Soul

It’s not easy interviewing a superstar.

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Royle Family

Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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“My sexuality has never been an issue for me.” Dancing On Ice’s Matt Evers talks to Northern Soul

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on “My sexuality has never been an issue for me.” Dancing On Ice’s Matt Evers talks to Northern Soul

I’ve only tried ice skating once.

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Detectorists

Detectorists: small-scale, low-key and utterly perfect

December 31, 2017 Comments Off on Detectorists: small-scale, low-key and utterly perfect

In a year when pure joy has generally been in short supply, the third series of the BBC sitcom Detectorists has been a cultural highlight.

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The League of Gentlemen: why the time is right for revival

December 15, 2017 Comments Off on The League of Gentlemen: why the time is right for revival

Well, they did say ‘you’ll never leave’.

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Childrens Ward Series One Generic Jack the trolley man [Ken Parry] reluctantly serves his customers who love to wind him up. Clockwise from left: Dawn Khatir [Leyla Nejad], Alex Walker-Green [Robert Fenton], Ben Croft [Kim Burton], George [Laurence Porter], Keely Johnson [Jenny Luckraft], Tiffany Kendal [Kate Emma-Davies], and Darren Walsh [William Ash] Copyright Granada Television

Granada @ 60: a celebration of Granadaland

December 2, 2016 Comments Off on Granada @ 60: a celebration of Granadaland

There are many candidates which could lay claim to being the North’s most iconic landmark, from football stadiums to stately homes.

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Queer as Folk

Revisiting Queer As Folk

January 20, 2016 Comments Off on Revisiting Queer As Folk

Regular readers will know that I’ve wittered on loads about how Queer As Folk sparked my desire to move Manchester, the land of the gays. But I haven’t watched it again since its initial transmission 16 years ago. So when my girlfriend suggested we re-visit both series, I thought yes, it’s time.

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