Redcon-1 film: I’m not usually a zombie …

I was still a trainee reporter when I first came across Chee, then a budding film-maker who has only just left school. Our paths kept…

Bloody Scotland Crime Festival: Having a ‘bloody’ good …

I’m in a very packed pub and safe to say my fellow punters are, between them, responsible for more murders and dastardly deeds than the…

Zombies at dawn: The director and the star …

I’m usually a bit of a zombie on Sunday mornings but this week I’ll be chatting to some real experts. I am delighted to confirm…

Longridge Palace Cinema: Silver-screen nostalgia at this icon …

The lights dim and as one, with a slight sprinkling of taken-aback laughter, the audience nonetheless rises obediently for a rendition of the national anthem.…

Summer Holiday the musical: A nostalgic binge of …

It is now 51 years since Summer Holiday starring 60’s heart-throb Cliff Richard hit the big screen and entranced an entire generation with his upbeat…

Review: Fat Friends the musical at Blackpool Opera …

I can guarantee two things if you go to watch Fat Friends the musical. One, you’ll never be able to look at a Flake quite…

Embracing right royal summer vibes at the inaugural …

  Rarely does a weekend in the north of England pull together so perfectly with something for everyone – a royal wedding, an FA Cup…