The 6 Music Festival Fringe Presents an Exclusive Preview Screening of 'Northern Soul'
As part of the 6 Music Festival Fringe, are proud to partner with Cornerhouse to show a preview screening of 'Northern Soul', the story of a 1970's club scene with its roots in Northern England that changed a generation.
The screening takes place on:
Starring Elliot James Langridge, Joshua Whitehouse, Antonia Thomas, Jack Gordonand featuring Steve Coogan and Lisa Stansfield, the film is an authentic and uplifting tale of two young boys whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music. No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production line, they dream of going to America to discover super-rare records which will help them to become the No.1 DJs on the Northern Soul scene. Their journey forces the two best friends to confront rivalry, violence and drug abuse as their friendship and loyalties are tested to the limit.
- Wednesday 26 February - Doors open at 18.00. Event starts at 18.20 and ends at 20.40
- The screening will be at Cinema 1, Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5NH
After the screening, Stuart Maconie will host a short Q&A with the director Elaine Constantine and producer Debbie Gray.
Is it too late to get a ticket? Registration for the ticket ballot closed on Saturday 15 February at 2100.
We're sorry if you missed out on screening tickets, but you will be able to watch the 6 Music Festival as it happens here on the BBC Radio 6 Music website – including every set on both artist stages - so you won’t miss a note.
Screening Tickets will be issued from Wednesday 19th February.
The allocation of tickets were distributed by random draw and weighted as follows: 50% to Greater Manchester, 35% to Cheshire, Cumbria, Durham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, South Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear and West Yorkshire and 15% to the rest of the UK.