Plus… do you remember the Spud Sack Jack at Smithfield Market back in 1953? And Noel Coward celebrates plays at the Palace Theatre and the Opera House
iNostalgia remembers a multi-talented icon of Merseybeat – poet, musician and painter Adrian Henri
We have three memorable images from the World War II Home Front this week as a prelude to Clive Hardy’s forthcoming book on Britain from the 1939 to 1945.
Plus… Marian Montgomery poses for the press at Manchester’s Palace Theatre, and we ask ‘what’s in a name?’
We remember the fast-track football career of Liverpool-born England winger Steve Coppell
Plus, Manchester United’s ray Wilkins charges at Stoke City defence, Bobby Charlton helps out Red Devils fan club, and wartime fire service in training
iNostalgia recalls the early years of Manchester blues pioneer John Mayall and the brilliant artists who worked alongside him
Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. This week our photo shows the trio of world-renowned Liverpool landmarks known as the Three Graces in October 1959.
While Liverpool have won the League Cup a record eight times, we look back on Everton and Tranmere’s near misses in the competition
Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. This week our photo shows what seems to be pedestrians picking their way through the fog on a cold evening on Oxford Street in November 1953.
…plus, this week in 1936, Manchester United legend Duncan Edwards is born, and in 1964, screaming fans greet the Beatles on their appearance at a Wigan cinema
…plus Manchester United’s Albert Quixall shares a joke with Chelsea’s Jimmy Greaves, and Manchester Grammar School students help with the war effort
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