02/07
"As far as I know I’m the only journalist that ever interviewed the Xylophone Man, which still seems bizarre when I think about it"...
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30/06
He played through a selection of heart-wrenching numbers, showing off his inimitable way with words and his beautifully pure growling voice...

29/06
A lively Caribbean musical with a bitter-sweet tale for the whole family...
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26/06
A celebration of film and TV writing, featuring Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), Jimmy McGovern (Hillsborough) and Guy Hibbert (Omagh)...

25/06
Playing catchy songs with enough las, ahhhs, ooohs and ooompfs it seemed almost rude not to chant along...
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25/06
Mike Tyson singing badly to Phil Collins seems a tad over the top, but is surprisingly amusing...

25/06
A LeftLion team took part in the Deux seven a side football tournament. Despite not conceding a goal we were the first ones back in the pub...
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24/06
He can still make his guitar sound like a chainsaw being taken to a jet engine. What a glorious noise...

21/06
I walked slowly up Mansfield Road, careful not to be followed. I found the place, an innocuous enough looking door, they usually are...
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21/06
A story told against a backdrop of Street Art from round Nottingham and the Midlands...

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