What to Read, Watch and Listen to in April | Living North

What to Read, Watch and Listen to in April


Book & Tea Abbie Walker
We’ve cherry-picked the best of April’s entertainment offerings just for you


Spring by Ali Smith
You’ll want to set aside all the other books on your reading pile for the long-anticipated next instalment in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet. Expect a cutting take on pertinent social and political issues in her usual playful prose.
Out now

Hinch Yourself Happy by Mrs Hinch
If you’re not aware of the Mrs Hinch phenomenon, this woman is making waves in the world of Instagram with snaps of her immaculately clean and perfectly decorated home - now she’s written a book on the art of cleaning for her 2.1million Instagram followers and the rest of us to enjoy.
Out 4th April

The Moor by L J Ross
Fans of North East-based author L J Ross rejoice - the Queen of the Kindle is back with the latest offering in her DCI Ryan series. This time she’s taking us to a circus in Newcastle, where amongst the acrobats and the jugglers, a killer lurks...
Out 26th April


Hey, Cool Job!
This podcast is a fantastic choice for those of us who love nosing into other people’s jobs - but this isn’t your regular 9-5. Meet bodybuilders, activists and creative directors from a whole host of entertaining magazines, TV shows and films.

In The End - The Cranberries
After the tragic loss of their frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan in 2018, the band decided to ‘finish what they started’ with their final album, In The End.
Out 26th April

Love+Fear - Marina
Catch Marina’s fourth studio album before her tour stops in Newcastle on 29th April - this double album sees Love feature songs about enjoying life, while Fear tackles more serious themes of gender inequality and insecurity.
Out 26th April


Avengers: Endgame
Things did not look good at the end of the last Avengers movie (spoiler alert) with many of our fave Avengers falling victim to Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet - can the few survivors turn things around and save the world?
Out 26th April

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, season 2
The wait is over for fans of the gritty remake of Sabrina the Teenage Witch on Netflix, with the second series of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina hitting our laptop screens on 5th April.
Netflix, 5th April

The Tick, Amazon Prime
If Avengers isn’t enough to satisfy your need for superheroes, try The Tick on Amazon Prime. The nigh-invulnerable Tick and his meek sidekick Arthur are back for another series of fighting crime in the underworld, with plenty of humour sprinkled in.
Amazon Prime Video, 5th April

Published in: April 2019

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