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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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Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride

Our Deirdre: a love letter to the Street’s first modern woman

July 24, 2015 Comments Off on Our Deirdre: a love letter to the Street’s first modern woman

I’ve been trying to work out why I was terribly moved by the death and subsequent tributes to Anne Kirkbride.

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Basil Brush

Exclusive: Basil Brush talks to Northern Soul

May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Exclusive: Basil Brush talks to Northern Soul

On election day, Northern Soul had a very unusual To Do list. Firstly, vote, obviously. Then do a bit of a shop. Then interview Basil Brush.

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Russell T. Davies

Cucumbers and Canal Street: Russell T Davies talks to Northern Soul

January 20, 2015 2 Comments

There’s a real lump-in-the-throat moment part-way through the first episode of Russell T Davies’s new Channel 4 drama Cucumber.

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