Tag: BBC Manchester

Sep 29
Where is BBC drama Life filmed in Manchester?

From Chorlton and Cheadle to Salford and Stretford - here's where to look out for in…

Aug 29
Meet Granny Anne, the star of BBC documentary series Manctopia

The second episode of Manctopia was broadcast earlier this week. And it uncovered an…

May 13
New BBC comedy radio series set in two Manchester taxis is tipped for success

We could all do with a laugh at the moment. But does your heart sink when you see the…

Apr 19
Hit BBC series Life on Mars was filmed in Manchester – and it’s now on Netflix

Life on Mars has been added to Netflix as creator confirms a third series to be filmed…

Jan 31
Manchester’s night time economy adviser appeared on BBC Question Time – this is what he had to say

Manchester’s night time tsar Sacha Lord appeared on Question Time in Buxton last…

Dec 27
All the TV shows filmed in Manchester to look forward to in 2020

It’s been an incredible year for the film and TV industry in Manchester, with Screen…

Dec 12
Manchester has a blockbuster year for movies and TV dramas filmed in the city

Screen Manchester, the city’s film office, has enjoyed its busiest year to date,…

Dec 10
Mimi and The Mountain Dragon: the new BBC Christmas animation made in Altrincham

Following the excitement and pressure of Christmas Day, Boxing Day can provide…

Nov 11
The Ramsbottom hill farmer aiming to make goat yoga a thing

Meet farmer Dot McCarthy – a goat-keeping, quad-biking whirlwind who is aiming…

Oct 01
Peaky Blinders return to Manchester as filming starts on series six

We’re still talking about the last series of Peaky Blinders, partly filmed in…

Sep 18
Exclusive preview screening of new BBC drama World on Fire to take place in Manchester

An exclusive preview screening of BBC One’s new landmark World War II drama World on…

Sep 13
Where is Peaky Blinders filmed? The Manchester locations to look out for in series 5

Peaky Blinders has returned to our screens for series five of the hit BBC drama about…

Sep 07
Who were the real Peaky Blinders? Uncover the truth behind the legend at this Manchester Funzing talk

The fictional Peaky Blinders on our TV screens are infused with drama and dread.…

Sep 03
Catherine Tyldesley on why she’s doing Strictly and what she loves about new BBC comedy Scarborough

Summer’s officially over, which means it’s time to embrace the glitz and glamour of…

Aug 25
Women of Weatherfield celebrated in new BBC documentary

They’ve dominated our screens for decades, and now the matriarchs of Coronation…

Jul 10
New BBC One drama LIFE is filming now in Manchester – what’s it about and who’s in it?

Filming has just started in Manchester for LIFE, a new six-part BBC One drama due to…

Jul 09
Everything you need to know about Brassic – new TV show filmed in Manchester starring Michelle Keegan

The trailer for Brassic, Sky’s new show written by Manchester’s Danny Brocklehurst and…

Jun 17
The amazing transformation of Homes Under the Hammer restaurant in Bolton

Fans of BBC daytime show Homes Under the Hammer are used to seeing incredible…

Jun 17
Top Gear praised by fans as Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff bring northern charm to BBC motoring show

The new series of Top Gear kicked off on the BBC with its new northern co-hosts Paddy…

Jun 04
Where is Years and Years filmed in Manchester? TV location manager reveals all

James Muirhead has been a location manager for three decades, so there isn’t much that…

May 23
Police Academy star Steve Guttenberg to make his only UK Comic Con appearance in Manchester

Comic book and pop culture fans will descend on Bowler’s Exhibition Centre next month…

May 17
Actor Ben Crompton on Game of Thrones and growing up in Manchester

Stockport-born actor Ben Crompton, who plays Night’s Watch member Eddison…

May 14
Meet the Stockport MasterChef finalist making luxury chocolate bars – including Manchester tart flavour

Having wowed both the judges and viewers last year with his stunning dishes on BBC’s…

May 14
Suranne Jones on new TV drama Gentleman Jack and what she learnt playing transgressive Anne Lister

Suranne Jones takes the lead in a new drama by Happy Valley’s Sally Wainwright about…

May 10
Russell T Davies’ latest TV drama focuses on the lives of one Manchester family over 15 years

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Russell T Davies announced he was setting his…

May 09
Line of Duty’s Martin Compston has been spotted filming in the Northern Quarter – here’s why

The fifth series of Line of Duty might have come to an end with a long wait expected…

Apr 25
24-hour pottery people: the Salford man proving ceramics is the new rock ‘n’ roll

We all loved watching Manchester chef Adam Reid get through to the finals of TV…