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Runners & Riders – The Coral-Eclipse 2020

‘The Steeple Times’ takes a look at the seven horse Group 1 Coral-Eclipse 2020 at Sandown and opts for a tasty outsider for an each way bet.

A Really Useful Angelis

Matthew Steeples remembers the Liverpudlian actor and voice of ‘Thomas & Friends’ Michael Angelis (18th January 1952 – 30th May 2020).

The Tossers vs. The 48%

The 48% must make themselves heard at the 2017 General Election; they must vote tactically and do all they can to prevent the landslide...

Jean Alexander (born Jean Alexander Hodgkinson, 1926 – 2016)

This Liverpudlian actress “preferred cats to men”. Best known for playing Hilda Ogden in Coronation Street from 1964 to 1987, Jean Alexander also appeared...

The death of The Archers

Matthew Steeples asks: Was Helen Titchener killing her husband in The Archers last night a plot too far?   The Archers – the BBC radio serial...

Patricia Routledge CBE (born Katherine Patricia Routledge)

Born in Tranmere, Merseyside, veteran actress Patricia Routledge is best known as Alan Bennett’s Irene Ruddock in Talking Heads: Lady of Letters and as...

Baroness Pidding CBE (AKA, “The Bet Lynch Baroness”, born Emma Pidding)

Solihull born and a former bank clerk, big-haired Baroness Pidding became engulfed in the ‘Tatler Tory’ scandal in November 2015. Described by Lord Ashcroft...

Paula Wilcox

This modest Mancunian actress is best known for having starred in the 1970s series Man About the House. Twice married Paula Wilcox has appeared...

The best for Britain?

Pictures from ‘The Mirror’s’ Labour Party conference provide illustration just how awful a government led by Ed Miliband would be for Britain   On Tuesday night,...

Adam Rickitt: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks former actor, singer, PR and former ‘Coronation Street’ star Adam Rickitt: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and...
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Cheaper Than Fiction – A Bargain in The Boltons

Cheapest, smallest house on the best side of one of London’s most sought after streets, The Boltons, comes up for sale; the tardis like building was home to novelist-politician Jeffrey Archer and his scientist wife Mary in the 1970s.

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‘Iceberg home’ formed in part from the former Glebe Place, Chelsea, SW3 studios of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife for sale for sum 1,178% higher than in 2012.

Firing Up A 20th Century Limo

‘Stretched’ 1994 Toyota Century for sale for less than the price of a brand new Ford Fiesta; the rammed full of gadgets limousine comes with a food heating compartment and privacy curtains favoured by notoriously shy Japanese people even.

A Life in a Sentence

Matthew Steeples finds amusement in Twitter handles; a life in a sentence can be found on some of the best profiles.