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No. 4040 - Roman racing

The Tout’s tips for the York Ebor Festival   The summer moves on apace and we reach the great northern three day Ebor summer festival on...

No. 21 - Percy Shaw OBE (1890 – 1976)

The inventor of the Catseye road stud never married and was an eccentric Yorkshireman who kept four televisions running constantly so as not to...

No. 4288 - More tea, vicar?

Reasonable responses to extremism   After walking across Hyde Park this morning to a launch breakfast at Selfridges, I passed the Animals in War memorial on...

No. 61 - Penelope Wilton OBE

Yorkshire born and twice divorced, Wilton is the niece of actor Bill Travers. She’s performed widely but truly came to fame when she appeared...

No. 62 - Richard Griffiths OBE (1947 – 2013)

Most recognised for having played Uncle Monty in Withnail and I and Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, this Yorkshireman truly was a...

No. 4545 - Jack P. Shepherd: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks actor Jack Shepherd (“Coronation Street’s” David Platt): “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding...

No. 70 - Dame Judi Dench CH, DBE, FRSA

Undoubtedly best known as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, Yorkshire born Dench briefly played Pru Forrest in the BBC’s The...

No. 4636 - The Woman Who’ll Make Politicians Jealous

Jilly Cooper’s state of the nation style summary strikes chords with Matthew Steeples   Best-selling bonkbuster author Jilly Cooper might be best known for novels such...

No. 4671 - The badgers of Albany

Matthew Steeples delves into the history of Albany, Piccadilly and discovers an affordable way of living there   Albany, off Piccadilly in Mayfair, was most probably...

No. 79 - Hugh Bonneville

In his role as Downton Abbey’s Lord Grantham, this actor warned that “scandals” always have a habit of coming out. He graduated in Theology...

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