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Poem Of The Week: 'Forget What Did' By Philip Larkin

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Philip Larkin
Forget What Did
Stopping the diary
Was a stun to memory,
Was a blank starting,
One no longer cicatrized
By such words, such actions
As bleakened waking.
I wanted them over,
Hurried to…
20th May 2018 02:33 AM

The Fureys' Fortieth Anniversary Tour At Bridlington

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
In this age of tribute groups, how wonderful to pay tribute to the real thing. How wonderful to be in the presence of the real Fureys, the remaining members of the great Irish folk group that seems…
18th May 2018 11:26 AM

Diving For Pearls: Adam Sargant At Settle Stories

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Adam Sargant
We all have access to dreamscapes. The now much vilified Sigmund Freud taught us, at the very least, that the psychic disturbances which yield the dream-making process open up realms of…
16th May 2018 02:31 PM

Poem Of The Week: 'Frank O'Hara Five, Geoffrey Chaucer Nil' By Geoff Hattersley

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Geoff Hattersley
Frank O'Hara Five, Geoffrey Chaucer Nil
I think on the whole I would rather read
Frank O'Hara than Geoffrey Chaucer, and
this fine, non-smoking morning could well be
the right time to…
13th May 2018 11:24 PM

The Be All And End All At York Theatre Royal

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
Imogen Stubbs in The Be All and End All. Photo by Anthony Robling
Mention someone cheated in an exam and you are bound to get a reaction. No one is neutral on the subject. To some it may well seem a…
12th May 2018 07:56 AM

Half Term Fun With A Difference At Bolton Abbey

Previewed by Chloe Vereker
What do you get if you mix fun, fur & feathers in the beautiful setting of the Cavendish Pavilion on the banks of the River Wharfe? An outdoor performance of the British…
20th May 2018 12:53 AM

Thrilling Ride For The Girl On The Train

Phil Hopkins
Travel & Arts Correspondent
The Girl on the Train is ubiquitous and, seemingly, everyone has an opinion about her or, should we say, the Paula Hawkins best-selling novel that spawned her.
As I set off for the West Yorkshire…
17th May 2018 07:51 PM

'Mackin Bits O' Rhyme': Tom Twisleton At Skipton Library

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
It would be a hard heart that didn't warm to Tom Twisleton's poetry. Forged in a crucible of language as unforgiving and blunt as a limestone pavement, this Victorian farmer-cum-poet created a body…
16th May 2018 02:14 PM

Classically Yours Wins Prestigious RPS Music Award

Classically Yours Wins RPS Music Award - Jan Ford, June Mitchell and Sarah Debryshire
Orchestras Live in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council has just scooped the prestigious Royal…
12th May 2018 05:33 PM

Mariah Carey To Play Her Only Outside Festival Appearance In The North

Graham Clark
Features Writer
First we got the news that Britney Spears was playing Scarborough, which had it been announced on 1 April might have been taken as an April Fools joke.
Now comes the announcement that another Las…
10th May 2018 10:42 PM
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National Science & Media Museum, Bradford
Theatre Royal, Wakefield
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
Barnsley Civic Theatre
Howard Assembly Room
Grand Opera House, York
Cast, Doncaster
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
The Hepworth Wakefield
Crucible Theatre
York Art Gallery
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Hallé Orchestra Celebrates Music Of Dance

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
Preparations are already under way for something really special that is happening on Sunday 22nd July, at 2 pm in the Bridlington Spa.
It will be a rare opportunity for the public to join the Hallé…
18th May 2018 11:31 AM

The Play That Goes Wrong At York Grand

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
If something can go wrong, it will go wrong! The name of this law might be uncouth but there is no doubting its validity – after having seen The Play That Goes Wrong, at York Grand Opera House. It…
16th May 2018 02:51 PM

Rounders To Delight

The Stephen Joseph Theatre’s Youth Theatre group, Rounders, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and next month current and former members join together in a new play by Scarborough writer…
16th May 2018 01:28 PM

In The Archipelago: Kolme ǀ Tre - Three Poets From Finland. Ralf Andtbacka, Marko Hautala, Carita Nyström

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
As we continue to look inward rather than outward, and the ship of our state sails towards economic and cultural uncertainty, it is a kind of relief to see Sheffield-based Poetry Business exercising…
12th May 2018 09:02 AM

The Kings And Queens Of Swing Compilation (Universal)

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Mindful of the fact that most CD's these days are bought by an older generation, Universal Music have put together this compilation that focuses on the golden age of jazzy, swing standards.
Mind you,…
10th May 2018 03:19 PM
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