Most Notorious: Timmy Mallett

2 July 2012 by Pure Radio

Timmy Mallett’s cult status took off in the 1980s and is one of the borough’s most colourful characters.

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Most Notorious: Fred Perry

25 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Forget Tim Henman and Andy Murray. Stockport’s very own Wimbledon champion has left a sporting legacy and a reputable clothing brand.

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Most Notorious: Christopher Isherwood

18 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Born at Wyberslegh Hall near Marple, Christopher Isherwood is one of Stockport’s most prominent authors, who provided the inspiration for the musical, Cabaret.

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Most Notorious: Joan Bakewell

4 June 2012 by Pure Radio

As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.

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Most Notorious: Peter Boardman

21 May 2012 by Pure Radio

Peter Boardman is perhaps Stockport’s most notable adventurer, living a life as an accomplished mountaineer.

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