Lovat Road, Preston
         

Lovat Road with Alan Beswick

With its cobbled pavements and terraced homes, Lovat Road in Preston looks like a fairly average northern street. But the people living there 20 years ago some of whom still call it their home today were the stars of one of the first reality television series.

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Lovat Rd

Starring...
Alan Beswick
Lovat Rd Residents


  Series 1 : 3 episodes - 30 minutes each.

In 1988 Alan Beswick takes a look around Lovat Road in Preston Lancashire and chats to the residents of the area to ask about the community spirit and the large number of local shops along the length of lovat Road. At the time, the following existed this Preston Road :

    Laundrette
    Spar Shop
    Chip Shop
    2 Butchers
    Pub [Lovat Road]
    Veg Shop
    Hardware Shop
    Hairdressers x 2
    Newsagents
    Fancy Dress Shop
    Real Ale Shop
    Grocers
    Bakery

1988 90 click to donate
£12 [UK] For
All 3 DVDs

 

title

Lovat Rd

Starring...
Alan Beswick
Lovat Rd Residents


  Series 2 : 4 episodes - 30 minutes each.

In 1989 Alan Beswick takes a look around Lovat Road in Preston Lancashire and chats to the residents of the area to ask about the community spirit and what happened to all the shops - these are what remains

    Local Shop (was Launderette)
    Spar Shop
    Hairdressers
    Fancy Dress Shop ?
    Real Ale Shop
    Grocers

1989 120 click to donate
£12 [UK] For
All 3 DVDs

 

title

Lovat Rd

Starring...
Alan Beswick
Lovat Rd Residents


  North West Tonight BBC News

Two decades on (10th June 2009), the current residents are getting their 15 minutes of fame after the camera crews returned to see how life has changed.

The Lovat Road series was recapped on North West Tonight on Tuesday, before the class of 2009 stepped into the spotlight a second time. They made 3 appearance in 2009 in total

2009 15 click to donate
£12 [UK] For
All 3 DVDs
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