Mark E Smith dies at sixty

The driving force behind the Mancunian band The Fall, Mark E Smith has died. "It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of...

Maxine Peake becomes Honorary Professor at The University of Manchester

As one of the nation’s favourite actresses, RADA-trained Maxine Peake has enjoyed a prolific career as a theatre, television, radio and film actress with...

Fancy a part in Miss Saigon?

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON is looking for boys or girls to play the role of ‘Tam’...

Corrie’s original barmaid ‘Concepta’ dies at the age of ninety one

The women who played one of the original barmaids in Coronation Street has died at the age of ninety one. Original cast member Doreen Keogh worked...

Magical day out for Manchester Arena families

Families affected by the Manchester Arena attack will have a magical Christmas day out with one of the country’s funniest men when they jet...

Shock as Peter Kay cancels all upcoming work projects including Arena stand up tour

Comedian Peter Kay has announced that he is cancelling all upcoming work projects, including his stand-up tour, "due to unforeseen family circumstances". Kay announced last month...

Peter Kay and Sian Gibson return to roots to open Salford arts building

Peter Kay and Sian Gibson returned to their roots when the comedy pair officially opened the University of Salford flagship arts building. The comedians were...

No Offence series three starts filming in Manchester

The third series of Paul Abbott‘s award-winning Channel 4 series No Offence  starts shooting on location in Manchester. The brilliant and unbreakable crime fighting family...

Wythenshawe pub landlord gets a trophy from the special one

Manchester pub landlord Simon Delaney has been named as BT Sport’s Manager of the Month for October, and was presented with the trophy by...

Peter Kay’s Car Share to return

Peter Kay has announced the return of the BAFTA award winning Car Share with two brand new specials on BBC One. The comedian made the...