The Quay Street Years

After 57 years we will soon be moving to our new state of the art building in Salford Quays. On our last week we look back at almost six decades of Granada TV.

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Ken Dodd interviews the Beatles at Granada

As we prepare to say goodbye to our beloved Quay Street we've been taking a look back at some of the highlights here.

This Friday we will broadcast our final Granada Reports from the site, but fear not we'll be back on Monday from our brand new studio at Media City Salford.

A number of big names started out at Granada, Ken Dodd shared one of his favourite memories from when he interviews four 'lively' lads from Liverpool.


Tomlinson: 'Granada's been kind to me'

This Friday will be the last time we transmit Granada Reports from Granada Television on Quay Street.

Fear not though we are off to pastures new and our new home over at Media City in Salford.

To mark the occasion we've been speaking to those who started out here. Ricky Tomlinson spoke to us about how Liz Dawn (Vera Duckworth) bought him a drink when he was acting as an extra and why he and Bill Tarmey got booted out of a role:

  1. Sarah Rogers

Richard and Judy return to Granada Reports

After 57 years we will soon be moving to our new state of the art building Orange Tower in Salford Quays.

So on this, our final week at Quay street we've decided to mark almost six decades of iconic television.

First up, Richard and Judy on presenting Granada Report and falling in love. Stay tuned for more interviews and features from entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmore.

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