Media appearances

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Purple Reign coverage can be found here:

Coverage Book

Selected Press:

Quoted in ‘The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer: Twin Peaks’ problematic tie-in’, published in Guardian Books, May 2017

Quoted in ‘Salford is turning purple to host the world’s first Prince conference’, Manchester Evening News, March 2017

Quoted in ‘Conference to put spotlight on hit HBO series Mad Men’, Manchester Evening News, March 2016

Quoted in ‘Por qué Beyoncé es importante’, El Pais, May 2016 Quoted in ‘Et ekko av Twin Peaks, Aftenpoften’, March 2015

Media appearances:

June 2022, Various BBC local radio- The enduring appeal of Kate Bush.

April 2022, BBC Radio 4 Front Row- Let the Song Hold Us/ Benedetta review

February 2021. Channel 5: Greatest Hits of the 80s.

December 2020. The Secret Life of Victoria Wood. BBC.

July 2020. BBC News ” Does Pop Music make us happy?”

Creative Review: David Lynch From Painting to Film and Back Again. July 2019.

April 2018 CNN: The cultural legacy of Prince.

March 2018 Unpopped: Twin Peaks and Forensic Fandom, BBC Podcast.

May 2017 BBC Radio 2: Purple Reign Conference.

May 2017 BBC 6 Music: Purple Reign Conference.

May 2017 BBC Radio Manchester: Purple Reign Conference.

April 2017 BBC Breakfast. Gender and Awards Ceremonies.

March 2017 BBC Radio Manchester: Purple Reign Conference.

March 2017 Heart FM: Purple Reign Conference.

May 2016 BBC Breakfast Celebrity Deaths.

May 2015 BBC Radio 4 Twin Peaks documentary.

January 2013 Channel 4 News. Celebrity confessionals.

June 2011 Al Jazeera English. The power of celebrity gossip.

July 2008 BBC Radio Lancashire. Discussion on post-feminism and popular Hollywood Cinema.