Frank Cottrell Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce - Screenwriter, novelist and occasional actor Frank Cottrell Boyce was born in 1959 in St Helens to an Irish Catholic family. He attended nearby St Bartholomew’s Primary School and West Park secondary. He was an undergraduate at Keble College, Oxford and then completed a doctorate in English, also at ...

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Levi Tafari

Levi Tafari - Writer, poet, performer and “Urban Griot” Levi Tafari was born and raised in Toxteth by his Jamaican parents. He attended catering college, where he studied classical French cuisine and graduated with distinction. In the early 1980s, while working as a caterer, he started attending the Liverpool 8 Writers ...

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Bill Kenwright

Bill Kenwright - Theatre impresario and Everton Football Club chairman Bill Kenwright is one of the UK’s most successful theatre producers, best known for the long-running West End hit Blood Brothers and the record breaking tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. As a young man he became an actor. His ...

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Brian Percival

Brian Percival - award winning, Liverpool-born film director Liverpool’s own award winning director, Brian Percival, took time out of his busy schedule to tell us all about his school days in Garston. Such is the director’s love for his home city, Brian chose to hold a charity screening in aid of Liverpool-based ...

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Neil Buchanan

Neil Buchanan is a television presenter and musician best known for his work on the CITV programme Art Attack, Neil fronted the art show that was beamed out to more than six million viewers every week. Running for 17 years and 500 episodes, Art Attack took children’s television and, in ...

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