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John Constantine is originally from Liverpool. Furthermore, a large number of issues are about John making attempts to come to terms with what happened in Newcastle.
Dan Dare 's batman Digby hails from Wigan. Dan himself is from Manchester. Jack Staff is set in Castleford, Yorkshire. Andy has evolved since the 's as the archetypical Geordie ne'er-do-well.
His son Buster Capp was for a time the lead feature in a children's comic Buster was created for the eponymous comic; Andy and Flo did occasional cameo parts. It is implied that Buster grew up and married, as the third generation of the Capp family is attitudinal single mother Mandy, whose exploits are now a Daily Mirror comic strip.
Hardcastle Industries, one of Alex's clients in the Alex comic strip, is based in the fictional Nothern town of Grimley. Alex had to move there for a time, leading to a lot of 'fish out of water' jokes about a London banker trying to adjust to life in the industrial north.
The Cloggies obviously was a team of clog-dancers, while The Fosdyke Saga told the story of the Fosdykes, a Lancashire family who by a stroke of luck inherited Salfords biggest tripeworks and took place between the turn of the century and the s; usually Sir Jos Fosdyke's three sons were busy travelling around the world on various tripe-related quests and stunts.
A successor strip The Last Chip Shop in England documented the Resistance movement against fast food which in a dystopic Britain was trying to drive all the competition out of existence.
Fan Works Roanapur Connection: Where part of the first chapter takes place. Specifically Newcastle and where Nathan is all but stated to consider as his home. Which also forms a heavy part of his motivations we have been told thus far of getting support for.
Ganabati also notes of Nathan's favourite sweets coming from one particular town in Northern England called Wigan.
Which he also notes Nathan never took him there on his tour of Northern England. Which he suspects has some meaning to Nathan. Its precise setting was kept mysterious for a while, but was eventually revealed to be Wigan in Lancashire — the Yorkshire-Lancashire rivalry was referenced in A Matter of Loaf and Death when Gromit makes a solid attempt at throwing an about-to-explode bomb across the Yorkshire border.
Though in truth, it was shown in A Grand Day Out that the setting was Wigan, just had to keep an eye out for it.
Aardman's other famous work, Chicken Runis set in Yorkshire. Films — Live-Action Threadsthe ultimate horror show of nuclear war takes place entirely in Sheffield and the surrounding towns. All the actors are pretty much native to the area, and the programme needs captions just so the rest of the country can make out what the hell everyone is saying.
A joke at the time probably started by a Southerner held that the film had been set in Sheffield so they didn't have to spend any money building sets to depict it after the nuclear attack.
The Full Montyin which a bunch of sacked steel workers have to turn to stripping to survive. By the way, that's a comedy albeit a frequently dark one and a pretty good one as well.
Whistle Down the Wind depicts both the rural and urban North.
Both are rather depressing. Billy Elliota story about a young Northern boy who takes up ballet and tries to hide it from his gruff father. It turns out that, although other men in the town have a problem with men doing ballet, his father is just glad his son has found a way to avoid spending his life working in a coal mine, like he did.
Also, the famous car park scene is set in Gateshead, just across the Tyne from Newcastle. And apparently, no hospitals until you go hundreds of miles down south to London. Oh there were plenty, the hard part was finding pretty nurses with a deep interest in strange, hairy men.Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of UK Essays.
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