Secrets of the Magus

This 1993 profile of Ricky Jay, the inscrutable yet adored magician and scholar of the history of magic and conjuring, is one of the classics of the genre.

Hope amid hard times in Oldham

A Manchester Evening News journalist assesses the “the original northern powerhouse.” and finds great positivity, community, and enterprise amidst “an uphill struggle” caused at least in part due to lack of focus from central Government.