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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch …Nowhere is Home..(watch on BBC IPlayer) Dexys film of their latest show. Totally eccentric, brilliantly brainy Kevin Rowland is one of my heroes. In Dexys Midnight Runners in the 70s he espoused the working class intellectual viewpoint dressed in … Continue reading

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Stop, Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house..

Watch… Germinal(1993, a film based on the novel by French writer Emile Zola. It tells the story of a mining town in northern France in the 1860s, where children and women are still working down the pits. There are many … Continue reading

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