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I’ve just come back from filming in Blackpool and found it even less appealing in summer than in the depths of winter. Okay, more of the kiosks are open but that’s probably why half the people there don’t walk around, but waddle. A bag of 5 doughnuts for £1.50 is not conducive to healthy living.
I know the tourist authorities have made a big effort to suggest Blackpool is worthy of a visit (the television ad for Blackpool that spoofs Paris is very witty) and there is a great deal of investment being made in developing the seafront, but right now the town is still pretty grim. Read the rest of this entry »