Famous People/Things associated with Bolton/Lancashire

People who are from Bolton/Lancashire

Jenna Coleman

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Jenna Coleman is an actress, who is best known for her role as Clara Oswald from Doctor Who from 2012-2015 and also playing Jasmine Thomas in Emmerdale from 2005-2009. She will be playing the role of a young Queen Victoria in the itv series Victoria later this year. She was born in Blackpool,Lancashire.

Sir Ian McKellen

ian-mckellen-sherlock.jpgSir Ian McKellen was born in Burnley,Lancashire and is an actor, who has starred in the award-winning franchises The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, playing the role of Gandalf in both. He also plays the role of Magneto in the X-Men franchise. Among other roles McKellen has starred in many theatre productions such as Macbeth.

 

Sara Cox
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Sarah Cox is an English presenter that is best known for presenting the Radio 1 Breakfast Show from 2000-2003. She was born in Bolton.

Vernon Kay

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Vernon Kay was born in Bolton, he is a tv presenter and has presented shows such as All Star Family Fortunes and Splash!. He has also presented BBC Radio 1 in  2004-2010.

Danny Jones

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Danny Jones was born in Bolton. He is an English Musician who was once the lead band member in Mcfly and now is a member of the McBusted band.

 

Maxine Peake

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Maxine Peake was born in Westhoughton, Bolton. She is an english actress who is best known for her role as Martha Costello in the TV series Silk. She has also featured in The Theory of Everything. 

 

Peter Kay

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Peter Kay is an actor and comedian, who was born in Lancashire. He has been in an episode of Doctor Who, Coronation Street and Wallace and Gromit : The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

 

Christopher Eccelston 

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Christopher Eccelston was born in Salford in Lancashire. He is well-known for his role as playing the 9th Doctor in Doctor Who.

 

Bernard Cribbins

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Bernard Cribbins was born in Oldham, Lancashire. He is an actor who has starred in Faulty Towers, Coronation Street, Midsummer Murders and also Doctor Who playing the role of Wilfred Mott.

 

Bolton

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Hall in the Wood Manor In Lancashire 

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Bolton Castle

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An old photograph of the Bolton Town Hall

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An elephant sculpture featured in the Town centre of Bolton.

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Gateway Bridge in Bolton

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Bolton Shown on the map.

 

Bolton Wanderers-Football Team.

 

All Souls’s Church in Bolton

Stained glass window from All Soul's Church, Bolton, Lancashire

 

Bolton Market Hall

 

Bolton Council Logo

Bolton Abbey 

 

Bolton Museum

 

Bolton Abbey Station

 

Bolton Church of the Holy Trinity  

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Bolton University 

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Bolton Castle Maze

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An old photograph of the Town Hall in Lancashire

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Lancashire Flag

 

Town Hall in Lancashire 

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Lancashire Landscape

 

Blackpool Tower in Lancashire

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Singing Ringing Tree- A landmark featured in Lancashire 

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‘The Man and the Scythe’ is a pub in Bolton, built in 1251, it is one of the oldest pubs in the UK

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Bolton has one of the oldest pubs in the UK,  ‘The Man and the Scythe’ as it was built in 1251

It is 10 miles North West of Manchester

 

Waterloo Road was produced in Manchester Studios, and was also filmed in Manchester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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