1970’s Articles

MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2

MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2

MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2 combines wit, romance, thriller and politics to create a highly entertaining 70’s comedy
‘Daddy’s Home’: St Vincent’s soulful 70s masterpiece

‘Daddy’s Home’: St Vincent’s soulful 70s masterpiece

Annie Clark, aka St Vincent’s highly anticipated sixth studio album Daddy’s Home has finally arrived, and it certainly surpasses expectations. Clark continues to experiment and reinvent herself on this album, as with 2014’s Grammy-winning St Vincent and 2017’s Masseduction. Unlike its predecessors, this record delves masterfully into the sounds of soul and funk. It begs […]
Bring Back Les Dawson

Bring Back Les Dawson

Writer Sam James remembers Les Dawson; the firm family favourite who needs to be remembered by all
Review: Rip it Up the 70s

Review: Rip it Up the 70s

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Rip it Up the 70s, starring Melody Thornton, Louis Smith CBE, Rachel Stevens, and Giovanni Spano
Review: Stroppy

Review: Stroppy

Anuli Changa enjoys the angst and humour of Chloe Weare’s ode to teenage girlhood. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018
Record Reappraisal: John Lennon — Plastic Ono Band

Record Reappraisal: John Lennon — Plastic Ono Band

Nick Jeyarajah looks back on John Lennon’s solo debut, a painful and raw record that establishes a new identity for the former Beatle
Record Reappraisal: Ryo Fukui — Scenery

Record Reappraisal: Ryo Fukui — Scenery

A retrospective on a masterpiece: Jack Greeney explores why everyone should know about one of jazz’s finest albums, but so few do
TV Binge: Life on Mars

TV Binge: Life on Mars

Our pick for what to watch this Welcome Week is the Manchester-set 70s crime drama Life on Mars
Flare, there, everywhere

Flare, there, everywhere

Kirsty Marsh on the trend that’s flaring up all over the fashion world
Trend report: SS15

Trend report: SS15

Not sure what to wear as the weather starts to warm up? Sarah Kilcourse is here to help
Beauty tutorial: 70s Disco

Beauty tutorial: 70s Disco

Warning! Not for wallflowers and shrinking violets, this bold look is pure Studio 54 on the Sunset Strip!
Top 5: 70’s Soundtracks

Top 5: 70’s Soundtracks

Ant Cornish gives us his top 5 sounds of the seventies

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