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My review of “Betty Tebbs – a radical working class hero” by Mark Metcalf

      Through my friendship with Eddie and Ruth Frow I have met many women like Betty who had been  activists in the CPGB and the trade union movement. We came from different generations – and had quite different … 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 London Road (Home/AMC) I don’t usually like films about serial killers and particularly ones that are based on the murders of real women but this is an interesting and complex film about the murders of sex workers in Ipswich … 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…Shelagh Delaney’s Salford in this film made in 1960 by Ken Russell. She was only 22 and is incredibly confident and articulate. The film shows her love of Salford and its people and a glimpse of what life was like … Continue reading

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