All posts tagged "film"

  • A Treat for Movie Buffs at the 2018 Prescot Festival

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival will pay tribute to a late film director and a living local playwright later this year. Educating Rita, based on the comedy drama by Whiston-born Willy Russell, screens as part of...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Late Actor Bill Moores to Feature in Prescot Festival Tribute

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts pays tribute to a popular star of stage, screen and TV this year. Most people know that playwright Willy Russell was born in neighbouring Whiston, but his classic BBC...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Prescot Actor Bill Moores Dies at 80

    The Prescot actor Bill Moores has passed away at the age of 80. On TV, he was best-known for a long stint as Cedric – perpetually drunk and always propping up the bar – in the Liverpool-set...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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  • Explore Local History at Prescot Festival

    The Ninth Annual Prescot Festival has lots to satisfy local history buffs. A rare screening of vintage footage of Prescot takes place on Saturday 29 June. The one-hour event will include material from Prescot Museum and Prescot...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • Prescot Festival Wants Singers, Writers

    Merseysiders are invited to dip their quills and warm up their vocal cords in preparation for the 2012 Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts. For the eighth year in a row, singers are invited from across...

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Prescot Festival Has Arts and Music to Suit Your Budget

    A local arts festival promises a programme that

    • Posted June 1, 2011
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  • Prescot Festival Line-up Includes Classic Willy Russell Drama

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival has announced a special screening of a rarely shown classic British drama by a local writer. Audiences at the Prescot Festival in June will have the opportunity to see the 1977...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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