Historian Dan Jackson talks about the ideas behind his new book – The Northumbrians: North East England and Its People
Rod Clements has been a core member of Lindisfarne since the very beginning. He talked to me about life in one of Britain’s favourite folk rock bands.
Everyman Cinemas is set to open a new arthouse cinema on Grey Street to rival Tyneside Cinema. But with declining interest in specialised films is this decision viable?
It would be easy to suggest that the major theme of Peter Flannery’s historical epic Our Friends in the North (1996) is corruption, as politicians, the police and seedy London gangsters are all seen to engage in dishonest activities, protecting themselves, bribing those in positions of power and selling out their friends in order to make a… Continue reading Toon on Television: Our Friends in the North