I’m Anne Louise Kershaw a freelance writer; Music Editor of Blankpages and Manchester's Finest & I write for Guardian Northerner and Clash Magazine amongst others . I'm Senior Editorial & Designer for Carel Press.
This is my blog where I write about music, theatre, fashion, arts & culture, gender & equality. Every time I blog I post a picture because i'm obsessed with my camera.
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- The Accrington Pals, Royal Exchange Manchester. Bitter, brutal and beautiful!
- Rats’ Tales at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre
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Category Archives: TV
81/284 People of a certain age will have jingle, jangle, jewellery, jewellery memories of Top Of The Pops, presented by Jimmy Saville. Others will have flicked and fond memories of Noel Edmonds or even more 80s inspired bad bleach dreams … Continue reading
72/293 As promised yesterday when ranting on about how admitting to watching a lot of TV was as socially acceptable as admitting to downing LSD with special brew (or something equally un-tasteful), as soon as the chance arose, I snuggled … Continue reading
71/294 I read an interesting thing in the Observer magazine this morning. Yes I do a lot of that, reading interesting things in the paper and then talking about it. However this is a respectable thing to do, and one … Continue reading
65/300 I’ve just watched Come Dine With Me. A prime time show that simultaneously feeds my totally crap TV need whilst serving up lashings of social insight into the lives, opinions and generally odd qualities of people in this country. … Continue reading
40/325 In Banksy goes to Hollywood in The Independent today was the news that the graffiti artist has again crossed the pond. As the Oscars draw closer, for which his film Exit Through the Gift Shop is nominated for Best … Continue reading
38/327 A couple of weeks ago I wrote about My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. My main issue was how the fuss being made over the heavy-weight wedding dresses, porno outfits and spray tans was in fact tackily glossing over the … Continue reading
28/337 Reviewing the new series of Arctic with Bruce Parry in the Guardian, Sam Wollaston states “it’s physically impossible not to love Bruce Parry” and I have to agree. There is something entirely enthralling about Bruce, which causes you not … Continue reading
25/340 I know at the moment everyone has something to say about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding currently being aired on a Tuesday night on channel 4. The show claims to offer a revealing insight into the lives and ways of … Continue reading
15 – A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a wife by any other name would be less owned!
What’s in a name? 15/350 Eva Wiseman wrote in the Observer Magazine today “Why getting hitched is no reason to ditch your surname – unless you want to of course”. She asked “Why do young women, who enter marriage as … Continue reading