Psycho music man celebrated

Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann
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YOU may never have heard of Bernard Herrmann but you’ve almost certainly heard his work.

Think stabbings in the shower, a man running away from an aeroplanes and a San Francisco rooftop chase.

All classic Alfred Hitchcock movie scenes - from Psycho, North By Northwest, and Vertigo - for which Herrmann, right, composed the music.

Now his work will be celebrated during a season of 32 concerts and events being held by Sheffield University. It marks the 100th anniversary of the American’s birth

Season starts Thursday. Full programme available at

Racing reunion

STOCK car enthusiasts from South Yorkshire are wanted to race to Lancashire for a reunion night.

The Veterans Stock Car Association says the sport, which regularly features at Owlerton Stadium, is popular in the region - and it is looking for past and present drivers, mechanics and officials to attend its annual get together.

Interested? It’s free and there’s a quiz. Takes place March 5 at Boarshurst Band Club, in Greenbridge Lane, Saddleworth.

All loved up...

A SHEFFIELD restaurant is inviting anyone with the surname Love to eat free on Valentine’s Day.

Apparently, there are 36 of you across South Yorkshire. Take advantage with a three-course meal at Table Table in Arena Court, Attercliffe.