Stockport Plaza Panto Preview

18 July 2012 by Pure Radio

Mark Pattison and Katy Booth meet the star-studded cast of Aladdin, this year’s Christmas panto at Stockport Plaza. Oh, yes it is!

John Altman, better known as Nasty Nick in Eastenders, plays the evil Abanaza. CBBC presenter Dave Benson Phillips is the Genie of the Lamp, and East is East star Gary Damer plays Wishee Washee.

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Stockport School Olympic Torch Celebration

25 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Mark Pattison reports on the celebrations at Stockport School to mark the arrival of the Olympic torch.

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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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