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"24 Hour Party People"

24 Hour Party People (Pathe, UK/United Artists, U.S., 2002)

This biopic tells the story of Manchester (England) TV and music impresario Tony Wilson (played by Steve Coogan). 109 more words


Tony Wilson – 10 years on

Today’s the 10th anniversary of Tony Wilson’s death.

The Factory Records founder, Hacienda nightclub manager, In The City music conference organiser, broadcaster and professional Steve Coogan impersonator (ok, so I may have made that last one up) passed away on 10 August 2007 but his legacy lives on. 190 more words


Before The Hacienda, there was Tony Wilson [1984]…

Today marks ten years since the passing of Tony Wilson (10 August 2007), the impresario that gave us Manchester’s The Hacienda, Happy Mondays, Joy Division and a lot more besides… 126 more words


Thank You, Mr. Manchester

As much as I tried to push it to the back of my head the last few months, now that I’ve begun my second semester of third year I’m faced with starting my Final Year Project and in preparation for that I, of course, have been enrolled in an FYP preparation module. 482 more words

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Mother Of Boxer Tony Wilson Saves The Day

It’s a video clip that has become legendary and was shown on television long before the internet was around… this funny incident occurred in 1989 over in jolly old England. 136 more words

Restore Factory settings: Peter Hook on the legacy of the Hacienda

Hhe Hacienda may be one of dance music’s most iconic clubs — but co-founder and owner Peter Hook never thought he’d be celebrating the club 20 years after it shut in a blaze of gang violence and squandered millions. 1,158 more words