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My Life In Science: An Evening With Richard Dawkins – The Lowry, Salford

My Life In Science: An Evening With Richard Dawkins – Lowry, Salford Reviewer: Jo Beggs   Whether you find him inspirational or adversarial, motivating or irritating, you can’t deny that Richard Dawkins is a giant of popular science, one of the great thinkers that have stretched the science sections of high street bookshops and dominate talk radio and TV. His ...

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ED FRINGE BLOG: Fame Costs … with Barry Church-Woods

In this series of brief interviews, cruise ship worker, wannabe performer and celebrity stalker Lance talks about fame with the boldest and brightest names at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Lance also hosts his un-famous chat show “Late with Lance!” every day at 2:30pm at the Counting House. Fame may cost, but the show and this blog are free. www.LanceShow.com Hi ...

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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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