George Formby

News: New Play Tells The Story Of George Formby

A Lancashire theatre company is to stage the life story of George Formby, one of the county’s most famous comedy sons in a new play this month.

Chorley Theatre originally opened as a cinema in 1910 and showed the early films by George Formby on their first release back in the 1930s. Now 90 years on the theatre company that run the venue is bringing George to life on stage in a brand-new production


News: Vote For Your All-Time Favourite Northern Comedian

An online poll has opened to find the favourite northern comic of all time.

Among the contenders are Victoria Wood, Peter Kay, Les Dawson, Ken Dodd and George Formby, but you can vote for anyone who is eligible here.

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