Blackpool, Notes From Hidden Britain
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Manchester and the north west, Notes From Hidden Britain
14. Blackpool, Notes From Hidden Britain
Blackpool, famous for its rock and Illuminations, is the hometown of Aflie Boe. He used to work for in the bodyshop for sportscar manufacturer TVR, ensuring the cars left the factory looking pristine. One day, a customer heard Alfie singing and suggested he travel to London to audition for the D'Oyly Carte Opera company.