Our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on the remarkable number of actors and presenters who’ve come from Bramhall down the years.

They include Carry On star Peter Butterworth, leading actress Dame Wendy Hiller, Peter Barkworth of Manhunt fame and former Blue Peter and Most Haunted presenter Yvette Fielding.

Also from the Stockport suburb are Sacha Dhawan, who plays the current incarnation of the Master in Doctor Who, and Holby City star Emma Drummond.

How well do you know the Bramhall celebrities? Why not test your knowledge in our quiz and compare your score with friends?

You can brush up on all your local nostalgia in Clive Hardy’s brilliant books on Manchester in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Place your order at inostalgia.co.uk or ring the order hotline on 01928 503777.

 

ABC lead singer Martin Fry was raised in Bramhall. What was the name of ABC’s first album which went to Number One in the UK charts in 1982?

Correct! Wrong!

Sacha Dhawan, born in Bramhall, portrayed Akthar in the original stage version of the play The History Boys. Who wrote The History Boys?

Correct! Wrong!

Dame Wendy Hiller played Eliza Doolittle in the classic 1938 movie version of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. But who took the role in My Fair Lady, the 1964 film musical of the play?

Correct! Wrong!

Peter Barkworth, who grew up in Bramhall, appeared as Clent, the leader of which set of dangerous set of aliens on Doctor Who?

Correct! Wrong!

Born in Bramhall in 1919, Peter Butterworth is best remembered for his long run in the Carry On films. Which was his first?

Correct! Wrong!

Yvette Fielding, pictured, became the youngest presenter of the children’s programme Blue Peter when she was 18. In which year?

Correct! Wrong!

Former Bramhall High School pupil Lauren Drummond played Mika Grainger on Waterloo Road from 2006. Who did she portray on the BBC medical drama Holby City from 2011 to 2013?

Correct! Wrong!

Which famous British film star played Professor Henry Higgins alongside Dame Wendy Hiller in the 1938 film Pygmalion?

Correct! Wrong!

What was the name of the British agent Peter Barkworth portrayed in the 1970s wartime drama Manhunt?

Correct! Wrong!

Finally, Peter Barkworth appeared on the 1980 Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show in Ernie’s version of Hamlet (Eric was the ghost) along with his co-star from Telford’s Change. She’s in our picture, but what is her name?

Correct! Wrong!