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Mark Manchester's Best Nine, 2017.

2017 in review.

I always find the best kind of retrospective at the end of a year is to look back at all the photographs I’ve taken. An annual memory book really, and with everything fully catalogued...

In Russia… with gloves.

“How was Russia?”, I was asked on my return from a weekend break in Moscow. “Cold” was my stock reply; in every sense. In actual fact, it was probably much warmer than I was...

Rule Britannia!

So, Will and Kate got hitched. By now, you’re either beaming with National pride or you’re sick to death of all the coverage. Did you watch the Beeb or did you watch Phil &...

A good old East End ‘knees-up’.

Barbara Windsor, National Treasure. That’s how she’s always described; small, bubbly and with that laugh of hers, instantly infectious. I’ve always loved ‘Our Babs’ and a few months ago I received an email offering...

Saturday Night’s Alright

Being employed by ‘the other side’, I feel slightly naughty spending my Saturday night ensconced in BBC Television Centre, but hey-ho, there’s a ticket to Strictly in my pocket and they’re like gold dust...