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Old 20-03-2012, 02:33 PM
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Old 20-03-2012, 02:34 PM
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Rutty HMP manchester is also know by what other name ? Thats a handy one for you being from the godless Manchester.
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Old 20-03-2012, 02:37 PM
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Strangeways
Correct. It's looks a lovely place(as much as it can be) and nice entrance(I presume it was an entrance) and had a old school feel to it.
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Old 20-03-2012, 02:51 PM
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Correct. It's looks a lovely place(as much as it can be) and nice entrance(I presume it was an entrance) and had a old school feel to it.
The big wooden gates? That used to be the entrance but it isn't used any more.

I suppose the architecture is pretty special, but it's a grim desperate place inside. I worked in there, hated the place
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Old 20-03-2012, 02:56 PM
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The big wooden gates? That used to be the entrance but it isn't used any more.

I suppose the architecture is pretty special, but it's a grim desperate place inside. I worked in there, hated the place
Was Strangeways the setting for the TV comedy Porridge or was it a different prison? Can't remember now.
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Old 20-03-2012, 03:11 PM
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Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale as two inmates at the fictional HMP Slade in Cumberland. "Doing porridge" is British slang for serving a prison sentence, porridge once being the traditional breakfast in UK prisons.
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Old 20-03-2012, 03:14 PM
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Was Strangeways the setting for the TV comedy Porridge or was it a different prison? Can't remember now.
No. I'm sure that was all a 'set' I think the outside scenes were filmed at HMP Haverigg in Cumbria but I could be wrong
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Old 20-03-2012, 03:17 PM
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No. I'm sure that was all a 'set' I think the outside scenes were filmed at HMP Haverigg in Cumbria but I could be wrong
And here I thought they were actors convicted of crimes and forced as part of their sentence to be filmed everyday and the footage broadcast to entertain the baying mob.
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Old 20-03-2012, 03:18 PM
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And here I thought they were actors convicted of crimes and forced as part of their sentence to be filmed everyday and the footage broadcast to entertain the baying mob.
Ha ha, the wings and landings are exactly like that though, it's very realistic
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Old 20-03-2012, 05:45 PM
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Ha ha, the wings and landings are exactly like that though, it's very realistic
The wings in Landings in porridge had to have been filmed in a old prison, if it wasn't then the set builders back then deserve a medal as it was amazingly realistic
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The Lee Sessions
The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St.

Tuesday 17th June @ 9:30 pm


PROC Gig Guide
Factory Acts
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 9pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 9:30 pm

The Lee Sessions
Sin É, Coburg St, 6:30 pm

Pat Carey
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Declan O'Rourke
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., 8pm

Witless
The Woodford, Paul St., 9:30 pm

Tim Mullane
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Bone Dog Blues
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Mr. Bradleys, Barrack St., 9:30 pm

The Planted
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Gangs
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The Japans
Bru, 10pm

Moon Seisúins
Carroll's Bar, 9:30 pm

Traditional Concert with Geraldine O'Callaghan (Fiddle), Aid
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The Lee Sessions
An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St., 9:30 pm

Csn Live 'N' Gigging Showcase
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DJ Val
Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St., 11:30 pm

Our House Presenting Playhouse & Special Guest Remix
Eclipse Nightclub, 11pm

The Joint Is Jumpin'!
The Porterhouse, Sheare's St., 9:30 pm

Living It Large Presents Simon Patterson
The Savoy Theatre, Patrick St., 10:30 pm

'Fallen Angel' Short Film Premiere
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The Everyman, MacCurtain St., 8pm

Fred & Alice
Half Moon Theatre, Half Moon St., 8:30 pm

My Education, My Future
James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT Bishopstown Cam, 10am

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Kids Arts & Crafts Classes
Cork Vision Centre, North Main St, 11am

Lifelong Learning Festival Chance To Dance
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