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October 4, 2018

 

 

Yet another play unsuitable

for Doc Martin’s eyes,

but for content and performance

Tamburlaine takes the prize.

 

Harriet Blackbury

 

 

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September 26, 2018

 

 

Backpass 61 will be available from October 2018 (£4.70),

on the shelf or to order from all good newsagents,

and can also be bought on line at

www.backpassmagazine.co.uk

( A perfect Christmas present for Dad or Grandad)

and features:

Alan Hudson on Chelsea’s 1970 FA Cup winners.

Liverpool from 1945 – 1970.

Paul Heaton’s (of The Housemartins and Beautiful South)

Sheffield United Dream Team.

Top ten bosses of the 1960s and  1970s.

plus  Interviews with 

Archie Gemmill, Dennis Mortimer, Steve Melledew, and Dick Edwards.

and also

Programme Plus, Classic Kits, Bookshelf, Obituaries,

and much more.  

Also in Issue 61 – the poem – ‘Football Club Nicknames’

written by Harriet Blackbury

 

 

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August 18, 2018

 

 

Joyously Uplifting –  

the best thing ever to have come out of a Wheelie Bin !

 

 

Harriet Blackbury

 

 

 

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August 4, 2018

 

and blood was shed

and hearts were broken –

no meaning left

in love’s gold token.

 

one making plans

for future dreams,

the other lost

in a head of screams.

 

and blood was shed

with few words spoken

too late the senses

were awoken –

 

one making plans

and forward thinking,

the other lost

in an eyelid’s blinking.

 

Review —The Duchess Of Malfi – RSC

 

 

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April 28, 2017

 

 

Pure excellence

of the highest order,

acknowledged

by loud applause

 

from the

privileged few

lucky to be seated

for this worthy cause.

 

Pure excellence;

another night to remember,

as eyes meet in credulity

row after row.

 

Each person moved

by such perfection,

from one who can

put on a Show.

 

Pure excellence

from this formidable teacher,

with a voice to die for –

like a summer breeze.

 

Satisfaction guaranteed

or your money back,

from one who knows

how an audience to please.

 

 

Review  –   The Rudolf Kempe Society

Songs of Apollo

Word and Music – Stratford upon Avon

2018 season.

 

 

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