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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...

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...

Philip Mould OBE

This renowned art sleuth co-presents BBC1’s Fake or Fortune? with Fiona Bruce. From his Mayfair dealership, Philip Mould is best known for having discovered...

Jim Bowen (born Peter Williams)

This witty Northern comedian began his career as deputy headmaster at Caton Primary School in Lancashire. Best known as the host of Bullseye between...

Topes Calland: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks “super-tutor” Topes Calland: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom.” What’s your guiding force? The mantra I use...

Joseph "Joey" Barton

This Liverpudlian footballer is a bad boy on the pitch and has also done a stint in the clink for common assault and affray....

Owen Oyston

This flamboyant fedora wearing tycoon made his fortune selling an estate agency empire just before the 1987 stock market crash. He’s now worth in...
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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.