EP Review: Sükko – A Violent Deep Feel

Hailing from Norwich, Sükko are an alternative rock five-piece who have just released their new EP A Violent Deep Feel. The guys have produced the EP with the intention of being bold with their music, and don’t shy from the issues of the day, including racism, gender equality and mental health. It certainly piqued my interest. Here’s my track by track review.

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Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff at York Theatre Royal

Hailed as a ‘new and unique piece of modern Folk Theatre’ The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff celebrates working-class activism. It is a true story of the struggle against poverty and unemployment beginning in Stockton on Tees but reflects the history of all the country and the suffering felt by those involved in the depression. The tale tells of Hunger marches, the mass Trespass Movement and the battle of Cable Street against Mosley and the British fascists. Johnny Longstaff is the working-class hero of the times and through his personal experiences, gives a terrific insight into the reality of Britain before the Second World War.

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