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The Men Who March Away – St Anne’s, Limehouse, London

Books, Lyrics and Music: Mike Batt Reviewer: Maryam Philpott While commemoration activity for the First World War focuses primarily on sacrifice and loss, it’s easy to forget that, for the civilians who lived through it and the men who came home, 1918 was never the end of their story. Not only had war had changed them, but veterans returned to ...

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Bob Blakeley – The Lowry, Salford

Musical Arrangement: Mike Batt Reviewer: Paul Downham It is unfair to say that Bob Blakeley was a reject earlier this year after his appearance on hit BBC TV show The Voice, but what is fair to say is that tonight at The Lowry he played maybe not his biggest, but definitely the most emotional gig of his career to date. ...

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