Leeds nostalgia: Celebs in April

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April has seen many famous people visit Leeds.

In 1984 much loved comic actor Roy Kinnear popped in to Allerton Grange Middle School for a spot of storytelling (1) while he was appearing at the Grand Theatre. Shirley Ann Field, star of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning was also there making up in 1970 (2).

Leeds, Moortown, 12th April 1984

Comic actor Roy Kinnear turned to "The Twits" when he visited Allerton Grange Middle School, Moortown, Leeds.

The television and stage star, who is appearing this week at the Grand Theatre, Leeds, took tim eoff for a spot of story telling in the school hall and is pictured here with some of the second year pupils.

Leeds, Moortown, 12th April 1984 Comic actor Roy Kinnear turned to "The Twits" when he visited Allerton Grange Middle School, Moortown, Leeds. The television and stage star, who is appearing this week at the Grand Theatre, Leeds, took tim eoff for a spot of story telling in the school hall and is pictured here with some of the second year pupils.

They came from all over the globe to play at Batley Varieties and Jayne Mansfield diverted to Armley Jail in 1967 to appear for the inmates (3).

In 1991 we took this superb portrait of Kray brothers enforcer Tony Lambrianou when he was at the Crowne Plaza Holiday Inn (4) and in 1972 Davy Jones (5) of the Monkees was in Leeds and said that he wanted “a farm in Yorkshire with a couple of nice show jumpers”.

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