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FEATURE: Common Wealth share theatre making process

Forming part of the Bradford Literature Festival, Ruth Jepsonattends Working with Verbatim-a theatre writing masterclass. The event is run by Evie Manning and Aisha Zia, respectively Artistic Director and Writer for Common Wealth – an immersive installation theatre company who use interviews as the starting point for their creations. Before the event starts,I take the chance to chat with some ...

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Race and Gender in the Novels of the Brontës – The Midland Hotel, Bradford

Contributors: Juliet Barker, John Bowen, Rebecca Fraser, Bonnie Greer, Boyd Tonkin Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood It is one of many events part of the Bradford Literature Festival. The festival has a rich and exciting line up of events for their programme which explore themes relevant today through literary and historical celebrations. The panel chair, Boyd Tonkin, opens the discussion asking the ...

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The Enduring Appeal of J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls – City Hall, Bradford

Contributors:John Baxendale, Lee Hanson, Tom Priestley Reviewer:Ron Simpson This really is a difficult event to assess. Two extremely knowledgeable and disarmingly informal scholars talking to a well-informed Bradford audience about the most enduring work of the city’s favourite literary son – what is there not to like? It was certainly a pleasant way to spend 70 minutes. Bradford Literature Festival ...

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NEWS: The first ever Bradford Literature Festival opens

The first ever Bradford Literature Festival kicks off this weekend following the success of a three day launch event in September 2014. The festival takes place from the 15th – 24th May with over 150 events to choose from. Featuring around 250 writers, thinkers, artists and experts from around the globe, over the 10 days it will explore a staggering ...

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