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Setting the record straight about music pioneer Chris Hewitt

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:42:58 +0100

THE austere words etched on Martin Hannett’s headstone read, ‘The Creator of the Manchester Sound.’ Two decades after his death, the mysterious and extraordinarily prolific Factory Records producer is to be remembered with a book, documentary and exhibition about his life.

Blackburn actor Peter Gunn on Miley Cyrus and life on the Corrie cobbles

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:33:52 +0100

BEING recognised for his role in Coronation Street is a regular occurrence for East Lancashire actor, Peter Gunn, who recently left the cobbles after a three year stint.

Cop a load of Coronation Street cobbles

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:39:31 +0000

CORONATION Street fans can now get a taste of life on TV’s most cobbles.

New show sends Blackburn-born Lee Mack quackers

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000

Lee Mack takes no prisoners when it comes to bad jokes. His career’s been built on being funny and perhaps because of that, the Not Going Out star often finds himself being stopped by people who want to share their gags with him.

Blackburn-born Steve Pemberton back on the small screen in new series

Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:00:48 +0000

They’re responsible for some of TV’s darkest creations, from the grotesque villagers in The League Of Gentlemen to a hook-handed clown and a murderous man-child in Psychoville.

Julie Hesmondhalgh bids farewell to Coronation Street

Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:38:15 +0000

TODAY is the last day for Julie Hesmondhalgh on Coronation Street and it’s only lunchtime but there have already been tears. “Jennie McAlpine (who plays Fiz) got me going with her card,” says Accrington-born Julie, who has played Hayley Cropper for the last 16 years.

Julie Hesmondhalgh takes on major theatre role after dramatic Corrie departure

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:21:01 +0000

CORONATION Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh will star in a world premiere at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre in the New Year.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: Week 11

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:18:24 +0000

QUARTERFINALS week and with our six remaining couples not only fearing the intensity of the final being two weeks away, but this week they also have to cope with dancing twice as its Swingathon week.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013: Week ten

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:41:22 +0000

‘Musical Week’ as we reach the last few stages of this year’s competition and our seven gallant couples become six.

Darwen mum set to be a shining example on Channel 4's Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:49:37 +0000

KEEPING your home clean and tidy can be one of the hardest tasks for any woman — especially when cleaning becomes an obsession.

Accrington-born soap star Julie films final scenes

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:47 +0000

ACCRINGTON-born actress Julie Hesmondhalgh has filmed her final scenes in Coronation Street.

Bank of Dave scoops major TV honour

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:35:03 +0000

DAVID Fishwick’s crusade against the banking industry landed his team a BAFTA at the second time of asking.

Blackburn builders nail top spot on TV show

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:44:34 +0000

AN enterprising pair hope to build a name for themselves after showing their house renovation skills on national TV.

Natalie Gumede moves on to new BBC drama role

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:51:38 +0100

LANCASHIRE’S favourite Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Gumede will appear in a new series of BBC daytime drama, Moving On.

Colne woman gives Chase on telly quiz show

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:00:38 +0100

A COLNE property landlord failed to beat the chaser on ITV’s popular tea-time quiz show.

Quick step to victory for Natalie Gumede after painful ordeal

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:39:42 +0100

COLNE actress Natalie Gumede danced through her painful back injury to be rewarded with joint first place on Saturday night’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Natalie Gumede shows the strain as TV dance extravaganza tests her stamina to the limit

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:54:35 +0100

Strictly Come Dancing returns to our screens tonight — but anticipation is high in Lancashire after BBC officials confirmed that ‘our Nat’ needed therapy after ‘too much dancing’.

East Lancashire women give their verdict on Mr Grey

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:19:27 +0100

LADIES the wait is over!

Bacup entrepreneur Pier Linney joins panel on the BBC's Dragons' Den

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:47:08 +0100

BACUP entrepreneur Piers Linney has made his Dragons’ Den bow - and bagged his first deal for a tanning lotion.

Nelson schoolboy secures role in CBBC's 4 O'Clock Club

Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:00:00 +0100

A TEENAGER from Nelson with cerebral palsy has landed a role in a popular children’s TV programme.

Accrington actress Julie Hesmondhalgh prepares for tragic exit from Coronation Street

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:00:00 +0100

ACTRESS Julie Hesmondhalgh is preparing to leave Coronation Street as her character is given the devastating news she has pancreatic cancer next week.

East Lancashire stars polish their beauty salon skills

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:19:54 +0100

LANCASHIRE stars have been transformed into beauty salon professionals as filming gets under way for a new celebrity TV show set in a spa.

Blackburn's Big Brother presenter AJ Odudu is our bit on the side

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:02:48 +0100

LOOKS like a model, sounds like a farmer!’ That’s just one of the thousands of comments picked from the world wide web, describing Channel 5’s latest up-and- coming talent.

Review: The Apprentice

Fri, 31 May 2013 13:42:47 +0100

SORRY to do this so soon but I just had to return to the Apprentice this week after yet another marvellously inept display from those would-be captains of industry/publicity seekers.

Burnley schoolgirl lands a part in Shameless

Thu, 30 May 2013 14:54:25 +0100

A BURNLEY schoolgirl is one step nearer to her dream of becoming a professional actress after landing a speaking part in Shameless.

Glory night for East Lancashire Corrie star Natalie Gumede at British Soap Awards

Mon, 20 May 2013 11:03:15 +0100

ACTRESS Natalie Gumede cleaned up at the British Soap Awards – and helped Coronation Street scoop eight gongs.

Colne actress Amy Strange appears in BBC drama Frankie

Wed, 15 May 2013 21:00:00 +0100

AN ACTRESS from Pendle made her latest screen appearance last night in a new BBC drama.

Quiz fan from Burnley aims for the money on '1001 Things You Should Know'

Wed, 15 May 2013 14:21:28 +0100

A SHEET metal worker could be lining his pockets with silver when he appears on a TV quiz show today.

Read actor Lucien Laviscount joins the cast of E4 drama Skins

Thu, 09 May 2013 10:06:38 +0100

UP-and-coming actor Lucien Laviscount is to join the cast for the final series of teen drama Skins.

Top US newsman Ted Koppel returns to his Pendle roots

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:52:57 +0100

ONE of America’s most famous news anchormen returned to Pendle for the first time since he was born to learn about his roots.

Jody Latham returns to C4 for the ‘amazing’ Shameless grand finale

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 09:44:53 +0100

SHAMELESS star Jody Latham returns to our screens tonight in the run-up to the show’s grand finale.

Burnley's David Fishwick could win Bafta for 'Bank of Dave'

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:00:00 +0100

DAVID FISHWICK’S crusade against the banking industry could land his team a Bafta.

Edenfield Corrie star Anthony Cotton is king of the Comic Relief dancefloor

Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000

ACTOR Antony Cotton said he was ‘speechless’ after dancing his way to victory for Comic Relief.

Double celebration for Burnley star of TV's Bank of Dave

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000

BURNLEY banking hero David Fishwick has double cause for celebration after his latest TV show drew more than a million viewers - and its predecessor was shortlisted for an award.

Blackburn-born Dancing on Ice star is happy with life again

Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:33:44 +0000

THE past few years haven’t been easy for Dancing On Ice star Karen Barber. In fact, it has been a slippery slope away from the ice for the Blackburn-born celebrity judge and skating coach.

Comedian Peter Kay films Comic Relief sketch in Abbey Village

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:00:00 +0000

VILLAGERS were left stunned when comedy star Peter Kay arrived dressed in robes aboard a giant red settee pulled by five dwarves.

Amateur chef from Pendle proposes on Food Glorious Food show

Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:59:00 +0000

IT won’t be just a love of pies that amateur chef Alan Herron will be declaring when he appears on an ITV1 show.

Colne actress Natalie Gumede is thrilled by starring role as Corrie's bad girl

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:04:20 +0000

As one half of Coronation Street’s domestic violence storyline, East Lancashire actress Natalie Gumede has helped to bring a sensitive subject to the nation’s attention. She talks about the demands of the role . . .

LIVE: The Baftas

Sun, 10 Feb 2013 17:30:00 +0000

Follow the action live as the stars attend tonight's Bafta presentation

Bacup cheerleaders to appear on BBC Question of Sport quiz

Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000

SOME of East Lancashire’s brightest dance prospects rubbed shoulders with the stars after being invited to appear on a BBC quiz show.

VIDEO: East Lancashire stars shine at National Television Awards

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000

EAST Lancashire’s stars of the small screen came out in force for the National Television Awards.

East Lancashire Coronation Street stars turn out at National Television Awards

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:02:50 +0000

PENDLE Coronation Street actress Natalie Gumede, who plays Kirsty Soames missed out on winning the Best Newcomer at last night's National Television Awards.

Colne Corrie actress Natalie Gumede in running for top TV prize

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000

A COLNE actress at the centre of one of soapland’s most riveting storylines is in line for a top TV prize.

Dad of Accrington Corrie star Julie Hesmondhalgh dies aged 83

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000

THE father of Accrington Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh has died, aged 83.

VIDEO: Blackburn seamstress makes wedding dress for dramatic Corrie storyline

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:13:16 +0000

AN East Lancashire dressmaker is looking forward to seeing one of her wedding dress creations on the nation’s favourite soap.

Bacup's Jody Latham to return to the screen for Shameless finale

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:31:08 +0000

THE makers of Shameless have said they are putting the finishing touches to the finale of the series which will return to screens for the last time in the spring.

Explosive scenes for Corrie’s Fiz

Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:18:19 +0000

A RAWTENSTALL actress is set to have one of her most explosive storylines in this week’s TV soap Coronation Street.

Accrington-born actress Julie Hesmondhalgh leaves Corrie after 15 years

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:15:00 +0000

Long-serving Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is leaving the soap after 15 years as TV favourite Hayley Cropper.

Review: Superstars, BBC1

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:25:01 +0000

SO they are mortal after all. The honours-laden Olympians revealed that they aren’t good at everything in one of the highlights of the festive TV schedules, the welcome return of Superstars.

East Lancashire actor John Sim goes from Life on Mars to life behind bars

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:30:05 +0000

Two of East Lancashire’s most famous sons have combined to produce one of the most eagerly anticipated TV events of the year. Actor John Simm talks about working with director Michael Winterbottom and how the prison drama Everyday reminded him of how much time he spends away from his own family . . .