Shelagh Delaney, the playwright, who died on Sunday aged 71, wrote  A Taste of Honey (1958), which was to place her at the heart of what became known as the kitchen sink movement in Britain's   post-war dramatic revival.

Shelagh Delaney

She dazzled Broadway with a play she wrote at the age of just 18 and inspired music by rock legend Morrissey. But many believe Shelagh Delaney has never been given the recognition she deserves - until now.

Manchester's rich scientific history. Ernest Rutherford splits the atom. TimelineEuropean City of Science – Manchester 2016

Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford New Zealand-born British physicist and chemist. "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances"

Christopher Eccleston, born in Salford.

Meet some of the famous people from Salford

John Dalton's atomic theory. TimelineEuropean City of Science – Manchester 2016

TimelineEuropean City of Science – Manchester 2016

Ziferblat | 16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

Ziferblat | 16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden | 16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden | 16 Places In Manchester Only True Mancunians Will Know

Lancashire Map

Fleetwood Map Lancashire - showing major roads. Also a street map of Fleetwood, England, UK.

Manchester, England: The Story of the Pop Cult City by Dave Haslam

Manchester, England: The Story of the Pop Cult City by Dave Haslam

Tony Warren, Writer: Coronation Street. Tony Warren was born on July 8, 1937 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Anthony McVay Simpson. He was a writer and actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Ferry Cross the Mersey (1965) and Shadow Squad (1957). He died on March 1, 2016 in the UK.

Tony Warren, Writer: Coronation Street. Tony Warren was born on July 8, 1937 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Anthony McVay Simpson. He was a writer and actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Ferry Cross the Mersey (1965) and Shadow Squad (1957). He died on March 1, 2016 in the UK.

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