Forgotten Gems of Children’s ITV: The Not So Perfect Ten

In response to ITV’s documentary on CITV, East of the M60‘s head honcho released a few glaring omissions… I enjoyed ITV’s documentary on Children’s ITV’s 30th anniversary, but I felt that the programme was more suitable for existing CITV viewers – and viewers born after 1986 – with televisual nostalgia leanings. Though Funhouse and Danger…

East of the M60 Advent Calendar Quiz: The Answers

At last, the answers to our Advent Quizmas Season: ATV (or if you prefer, Associated Television); Family Fortunes presenters; Caroline (for Radio Caroline); Stalybridge; Public Houses (The Q Bar and The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn); Chris Tarrant; Endurance; Inspector Morse; S; Secondary; English Baccalaureate; Sorry I’m A Lady; Apple; Hattersley, or Gee…

2012, In the Company of Buses

East of the M60’s review of the year from a public transport angle 2012 was a most eventful year for bus, rail and tram users throughout Greater Manchester and the High Peak. It ended with a Metrolink extension, began with the demise of a local bus company, and somewhere in between, there was a handful…

Merry Christmas from East of the M60

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is hours away, even if that Most Wonderful Time of the Year is bereft of buses. East of the M60 hopes you get everything you want this year, such as the model Borismaster you have coveted for over the last six months. Before you rush off to open your…

East of the M60 Advent Calendar Quiz: Question 24

Our final question… 24. Of the following television programmes: Takeover Bid, Play Your Cards Right, New Faces and The Price Is Right, which one of the four wasn’t presented by Sir Bruce Forsyth? That concludes our Advent Quiz. The answers to all 24 questions will be revealed on Boxing Day. Gertcha!

Apocalypse Now That’s What I Call Music – Rebellious Mixtape #6

A special Rebellious Mixtape to commemorate the end of the Mayan Calendar If you don’t see this post by 1111 Greenwich Mean Time, our fellow Mayan comrades of old may well have been right. Even though there’s no scientific evidence of forthcoming asteroids or polar shifts, East of the M60 still decided to devise an…