Michelle Keegan is an actress, known for her roles as Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street and Lance Corporal Georgie Lane in the BBC drama series Our Girl. Keegan also starred as Tracy in Ordinary Lies and as Tina Moore in Tina and Bobby.
Nikita Josephine Parris is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Olympique Lyonnais and the England national team. She is the sister of English professional boxer Natasha Jonas. Parris joined Manchester City on a season-long loan in January 2015, In 2019, Parris was also voted the Football Writers’ Association Women’s Player of […]
Jesse Ellis Lingard is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team Lingard joined Manchester United’s youth academy at the age of seven and progressed through the age groups.He was part of the Manchester United team that won the […]
Chris Eccleston is an actor. The recipient of an Emmy Award and two BAFTA Award nominations, Eccleston is best known for his work on television and in film – in particular for his collaborations with directors Danny Boyle and Michael Winterbottom and writers Peter Flannery, Jimmy McGovern and Russell T. Davies. Chris was born in […]
Dr Shikha Pitalia is the CEO of SSP Health. SSP Health is the largest provider of primary care GP services in the North West of England, one of only three such organisations in England serving more than 100,000 patients. Dr Shikha Pitalia is Secretary of the British International Doctors’ Association, Wigan division
Marcus Rashford is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the English national team. His awards include: • Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year: 2015–16 • Premier League Player of the Month: January 2019
When she was young, Kiera Byland found life difficult – symptoms of autism and dyspraxia meant it was difficult for her to make friends. Today, at 21 and with a diagnosis of various disabilities, Keira is a Special Olympics GB athlete and triple gold medallist in cycling. As well as numerous top sporting titles, she […]
John McGrath is a British artistic director and chief executive of Manchester International Festival. The Manchester International Festival is a biennial international arts festival, with a specific focus on original new work, held in the English city of Manchester. The festival is a biennial event, first taking place in June–July 2007
Peter Hook is a singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as the bassist and co-founder of English rock bands Joy Division and New Order. Hook formed the band which was to become Joy Division with Bernard Sumner in 1976.
Legendary DJ & author Dave Haslam is no stranger on the Manchester music scene. Haslam has performed more than 450 times at the Hacienda in Manchester in the 1980s and 90s.