Tag Archives: Mike Harding

Introducing the Islandman – the Elliott Morris interview

There’s a song on The Waterboys’ 1990 album Room to Roam that appears particularly apt in describing the career journey of inventive guitarist and singer-songwriter Elliott Morris. In Islandman, Mike Scott cites England as his ‘spine, the backbone and the … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the Little Theatre

I don’t tend to plug successful local community ventures and thriving venues so much on this blog. But organisations like the Chorley Little Theatre – not far from my doorstep – deserve credit for surviving in these days of austerity … Continue reading

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Into 2016 … and 103,000 hits can’t be bad

As the hands reached midnight on New Year’s Eve, the minions behind the scenes at writewyattuk.com polished off the last of the Irish cream (explaining at least one of those empty bottles that next morning) and got to work on … Continue reading

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The Adventures of the Crumpsall Kid – A Memoir by Mike Harding – a writewyattuk review

When you get to know and like an author or performer, there’s a concern when you get a chance to review their latest work that you won’t be able to give an honest appraisal. But within a couple of pages … Continue reading

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The Crumpsall Kid rides out – the Mike Harding interview

Veteran comic, folk singer-songwriter, author, broadcaster and playwright Mike Harding is set to visit 17 small theatres and arts clubs in May. From Keswick to Barnsley via Pocklington, Mike has a busy few weeks ahead of him, and it’s not … Continue reading

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End of an impressionable era – the Phil Cool interview

Forty years after swapping the electrical trade for the comedy circuit, Phil Cool is all set for his final shows back in his native Lancashire. And it’s perhaps rather apt that there’s been no great fuss about the former TV … Continue reading

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