Posts tagged: Primark

Everything Must Go

When I wrote about the Morecambe and Wise drama yesterday, I should have mentioned that quite a lot of it was filmed in Stockport where I live. I recognised the art deco lamps and the steps that appeared quite early on during the wartime scenes, but it was later that the town played a bigger role.

The scene at the end when the duo were appearing at the Ardwick Hippodrome was filmed at the restored 1930s Plaza Theatre, as were the outside shots when Eric’s parents drove away from the front of the building. Read more ›››

It’s War

If I’ve been quiet lately, it’s because I’ve been distracted by Rome: Total War which I bought last weekend as a birthday treat for myself. And a cracking game it is too with the same engine and graphics as used on Time Commanders.

Couple things I wanted to mention, the first an observation. I saw four women heading for the station with ten very full Primark bags between them. I wonder if this is a sign of panic-buying in the wake of that fire? Read more ›››