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Fred Dibnah’s Aladdin’s Cave Is Open

FRED Dibnah is now a museum. The Bolton News puts the opening of Fred Dibnah in understated tones. You can’t help but think that Dibnah, one of the top half dozen TV steeplejacks, would have approved:

THEY travelled from as far as Sutton Coldfield and Loughborough to look around Fred Dibnah’s “Aladdin’s cave” of a work yard.

‘Nuff said:

Fred Dibnah The Movie: Clare Short Or Tim Healy?


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Steeplejack, Fred Dibnah, celebrates at his Bolton home, after being awarded an MBE for services to heritage and Broadcasting in the New Years Honours List.

Spotter: Karen

Posted: 15th, June 2010 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Fred Dibnah The Movie: Clare Short Or Tim Healy?

FRED Dibnah: The Movie. The Bolton News resports – with thanks to Bat E Bird in the forums:

“THE life of steeplejack Fred Dibnah is to be turned into a blockbuster movie.

Plans for the film are still being drawn up, but a website has been launched in a bid to attract the necessary funding from the film industry.

The project is still in the early stages, which means that no decision has been made about who will play Fred, who lost his battle with cancer in November, 2004.”

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Posted: 3rd, February 2010 | In: Celebrities | Comments (4)