Wigan Music Quiz

Wigan Music Quiz

Popular music has always struck a vibrant chord in Wigan, stretching from George Formby right through to 90s rock group The Verve. Georgie Fame was from Wigan, as were operatic singers Thomas Burke and Margery Booth, who was also an intrepid wartime spy. Limahl, lead...
United Managers Quiz

United Managers Quiz

As Premier League football returns after the international break, our Nostalgia quiz this week focuses on Manchester United managers from the 1940s to the 1980s. How well do you know the big names who were ‘at the wheel’ before Sir Alex Ferguson started his memorable...
Movie Stars in Manchester Quiz

Movie Stars in Manchester Quiz

Sophia Loren, Kim Novak, Vanessa Redgrave and Vivien Leigh are just some of the major movie stars who’ve filmed in Manchester over the years. Laurence Olivier, Franco Nero, Norman Wisdom and even Laurel and Hardy have also visited the city. How well do you remember...
Corrie Couples Quiz

Corrie Couples Quiz

Who could ever forget Stan and Hilda Ogden, brilliantly portrayed by Jean Alexander and Bernard Youens, or Mavis and Derek Wilton played by Thelma Barlow and Peter Baldwin? Following hard on their heels were the inimitable Jack and Vera Duckworth (Liz Dawn and Bill...
Freddie and the Dreamers Quiz

Freddie and the Dreamers Quiz

Freddie and the Dreamers were one of the few groups that crossed the gap between Manchester Beat and Merseybeat in the 1960s. The zany stage antics and energetic dance moves of lead singer Freddie Garrity became the band’s trademark. But they produced some memorable...
Trafford Quiz

Trafford Quiz

Local mental health charity MancSpirit is encouraging talented people and groups to take part in the festival which is running from October 23rd to 30th The charity is on the lookout for videos and recollections – in fact any kind of submission – that showcase the...