For MIF09, Dave Haslam curated a special series spotlighting some of the most important and influential cultural figures in the city. Alongside revealing interviews with Guy Garvey, John Thomson, Jackie Kay and Lemn Sissay, the series included you-heard-them-here-first live performances from the likes of Everything Everything and Delphic.


Produced by Manchester International Festival.

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