Stockport playwright Simon Stephens on Pure Drive

16 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Writer Simon Stephens talks to Dave Stearn on Pure Drive about writing the stage play of the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, ahead of the play coming back to the Lowry 17th – 21st Nov 2105

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Dec 2013 - To Russia With Love: Street and Stage

12 December 2013 by Pure Radio

To Russia With Love: Street and Stage is a theatre production which aims to highlight the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Russia.

It’s a collaboration between the Vada Theatre Company, Polari Mission and the Work in Progress Theatre Company.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Stephen Hornby, the Artistic Director with Vada. He explained what inspired the project.

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Dec 2013 - Rainbow Awards - Vote for TV Moment or Series

5 December 2013 by Pure Radio

Here on Under the Rainbow, we’re putting together a programme to celebrate the best of the LGBT community during 2013, and we want your help.

In the new year we will be presenting our awards for a number of different categories.

We want you to vote for your favourite for TV Moment or Series.

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Aug 2013 - Vada Theatre Company - Journeys

15 August 2013 by Pure Radio

Vada is a theatre company for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

Their latest production will be in Manchester next week, as part of the Manchester Pride Fringe.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Vada’s Artistic Director, Stephen Hornby.

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Jun 2011 - Pride Games Cycle Ride

9 June 2011 by Pure Radio

Pride Games is the annual sporting festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. Every June they run numerous events around Greater Manchester. On Saturday it kicked off at Marple’s Roman Lakes, with bicycle rides around the Peak District. Stephen from Under the Rainbow went along to participate in the 50 mile route, but did he manage to complete it?

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