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BPREVIEW: Birmingham Pride @ Hurst St + various 27/8.05.17

Words by Ed King / Lead & parade pics by Michelle Martin (taken from Birmingham Pride 2015) On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May, Birmingham Pride is back in the city – taking over various venues in Birmingham Gay Village (on and around Hurst Street) for their ‘Big Weekender’. Tickets will need to be purchased, […]

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BPREVIEW: The Growlers @ O2 Academy 24.05.17

Words by Ed King On Wednesday 24th May, The Growlers play at the 02 Academy (B’ham) – with support from Echo Park music men, Mystic Braves. Doors open at 7pm with tickets priced at £16 (+bf), as presented by DHP Family and This Is Tmrw. For direct gig info, including full venue details and online […]

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BPREVIEW: The Levelling @ Everyman – The Mailbox 23.05.17

Words by Ed King On Tuesday 23rd May, The Levelling (cert 15) gets a showcase screening at Everyman – The Mailbox, as presented by the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA).  Scheduled for 6:30pm, tickets to The Levelling BIFA screening are priced at £10. For direct event info and online booking from BIFA, click here. The feature length […]

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INTERVIEW: Richard Franks – Counteract

Words by Ed King / Pics Rob Hadley Interview conducted at The Sunflower Lounge on Saturday 22nd April. Richard Franks started Counteract seven years ago. Seven years ago today in fact, on his birthday. Which along with World Earth Day, Record Store Day, and what seems to be the warm up for Pride marching past The […]

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BREVIEW: My Country; a work in progress @ REP 16-20.05.17

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots by Sarah Lee My Country; a work in progress – the new play from Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, and director of the National Theatre, Rufus Norris – was clever from the first scene. The audience is immediately involved as Britannia herself dances to 80’s classic ‘When Two […]

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