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New Vic Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme, Tuesday 10th October, 2017


Alan Ayckbourn expertly directs this revival of his 1979 farce, playing in a double-bill with his latest work, … 423 more words

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The Irish Day express near Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The Irish Day express at full speed at Whitmore near Newcastle-under-Lyme. Presumably headed for either Liverpool or Holyhead, for the crossing to Ireland.


High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Possibly mid 1930s, judging by the signs, cars and buses.


The Market Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The Market Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Looks quite early, perhaps using a photo from the 1880s?


Eastern end of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Perhaps the early part of the recession, maybe 1978 – judging by the long skirt-length, the clothing style on the youth looking in the window, and the “To Let” sign. 11 more words


Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Red Lion Square and parish church behind. Workmen waiting at a tram stop in the damp early morning? Note the beer barrel used as a pub sign. Possibly 1910s?