Books

 Sarah Sinclair

Interview: Cathy Newman brings Bloody Brilliant Women to Durham Book Festival

Interview: Cathy Newman brings Bloody Brilliant Women to Durham Book Festival

Cathy Newman is still getting used to being asked the questions, as opposed to putting them across. “I definitely find it easier asking the questions,” she laughed, backstage in her dressing room at the Gala Theatre, Durham. The Channel 4 News presenter has been getting used to being the topic of conversation.  The organisers at […]

 Amie

Tracy Beaker set to return in long-awaited sequel

Tracy Beaker set to return in long-awaited sequel

Jacqueline Wilson created the legendary British character Tracy Beaker 27 years-ago in her book, The Story Of Tracy Beaker, which portrayed the story of a feisty 10-year-old raised in a care home known as The Dumping Ground. Beaker is back in the sequel My Mum Tracy Beaker, but as a 30-year-old mother. The book is to […]

 Northern Lights

Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Interview: Tony Robinson comes to Gala Theatre, Durham

Northern Lights reporter’s Daniela Silva and Stacey McMaster interview the famous Blackadder actor Tony Robinson, at the Durham Book Festival 2017 which was held at Gala Theatre.   Q: Did you ever visit Durham before the book festival?  T: I think of it with affection just because so many of my friends went to University here, and their hearts wobble […]

 Alexander Beard

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Review

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Review

Mythology has long been a key ingredient in the Neil Gaiman canon, from Anansi Boys to the sprawling American Gods, Gaiman has regularly drawn inspiration from the tales of the various Gods that inhabit our folklore. As the jacket of his latest effort, the beautifully-presented Norse Mythology, tells us: the Norse myths are woven into […]

 Stacey McMaster

World Book Day – Northern Lights’ Favourite Books

World Book Day – Northern Lights’ Favourite Books

At Northern Light’s we are celebrating World Book Day because it’s the foundation upon what we rest: reading. It’s something which we have all become used to at schools and bookshops around the country. This isn’t just celebrated in Britain but is celebrated all around the world. However, what you might not know is that […]

 Paul Farrell

10 DC characters who could be making an appearance in upcoming movies

10 DC characters who could be making an appearance in upcoming movies

With Wonder Woman getting her own movie this year, as well as the imminent Justice League movie, it’s time we look at the lesser known heroes and villains in DC’s line up. DC comics has had a slight slump in movie quality in recent years, from the divisive Man of Steel, to the disappointment that was […]

 Paul Farrell

10 Marvel characters that could be making movie appearances soon

10 Marvel characters that could be making movie appearances soon

With Guardians of the Galaxy Volume II on the way and Marvel’s Netflix roster expanding at a rate faster than a speeding bullet, here are 10 of the lesser known Marvel heroes and villains that could make an appearance in future movies. 10. Whirlwind David Cannon A.K.A Whirlwind is a villain that has done battle with […]

 Jordan Davidson

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Casting News

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the upcoming two-part stage play, will continue the beloved tale of the Harry Potter world. Set 19 years after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, this new installment will follow the story of both Harry and his son, Albus Severus Potter, in addition to some other familiar […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Kingdom Keepers: Disney At Dawn

  The saga continues in the second entry into the Kingdom Keepers series. Book 2 – Disney At Dawn The story picks up three months after the events of Disney After Dark and Finn and the other DHI’s have been enjoying their peace until a mysterious series of events such as their DHI videos being […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark

For anyone who has ever wondered what happens after the lights go out and the gates close at Disney World in Florida, this is for you. The Kingdom Keepers, written by Ridley Pearson, takes us on a magical adventure through all the Disney parks as the protagonists fight to save the magic, and the world. […]