Monthly Archives: December 2016

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

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“GREAT EXPECTATIONS” at ERT Inexcusably unfamiliar with the Dickens classic (I’d neither studied it at school, nor read it for “pleasure”), I had no expectations whatsoever, hence why I found myself mesmerised both by the strength of the plot, along …

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THE BREATH TO PLAY BARTON!

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The Breath + Kirk McElhinney Born out of the ferment of Manchester’s thriving music scene, The Breath is the new band project of former Cinematic Orchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer and lyricist Ríoghnach Connolly. Along with McCallum’s fellow Cinematic alumni, …

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IAN McMILLAN INTERVIEW

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IAN McMILLAN INTERVIEW One of Britain’s best-loved poets, Ian McMillan has been performing poetry since the seventies! Here, in an exclusive interview with “Pulse” author Steve Rudd, Ian chats about what first got him started, his Barnsley F.C. ties, and …

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FIND FLINT THE PARROT!

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To coincide with Hull Truck Theatre’s Christmas show, A Christmas Treasure Island, which launched Friday 2 December, staff from the theatre are hiding a colourful toy parrot in shops and public spaces across the city centre for the general public to …

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A CHRISTMAS TREASURE ISLAND

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A CHRISTMAS TREASURE ISLAND at HULL TRUCK THEATRE A festive treat for all the family, “A Christmas Treasure Island” suavely swipes the best elements of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” classic, ushering the swashbuckling story into the modern age with …

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BILLY MITCHELL / THE PITMEN POETS INTERVIEW

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BILLY MITCHELL / THE PITMEN POETS INTERVIEW The Pitmen Poets consist of Billy Mitchell, Bob Fox, Jez Lowe and Benny Graham. Together, on stage, they represent a musical force with which to be reckoned. Here, in an interview with “Pulse” …

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