The Heritage Show – Programme 2

Ceri Pennington interviews Dr Bob McManners about his roles as founder of the Bishop Auckland Civic Society and Chair of the Heritage Action Zone, and Zamir Shaikh tells us about the fascinating history of Bishop Auckland Football Club.

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Carrying David with Micky Cochrane

Carrying David, a play starring Micky Cochrane, tells the background story to County Durham Boxer Glenn McCrory’s rise to world championship boxing. The moving story of Glenn and his brother David is magnificently played out on stage by Micky. Sunday 1…

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The Heritage Show – Programme 1

Dr Anne Allen tells listeners what they can look forward to as part of this year’s Bishop Auckland Heritage Festival. Sue Snowdon, Lord Lieutenant of County Durham opens the Through Soldiers Eyes exhibition at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, running until 27th September. (The competition mentioned in this programme is now closed.)

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