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Did You Like That? Fred Dibnah, In His Own Words

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A collection of the best stories from producer Don Haworth’s films about steeplejack Fred Dibnah, an unlikely TV celebrity and true British eccentric. This unique record of England’s decaying industrial landscape is recounted with true Northern grit by Fred himself.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 16th 2009 by BBC Books (first published 1993)
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Them be diff’rent oop North (a northern British dialect). Dibnah’s no eccentric caught in the Victorian age; he’s more a self-confident and forthright original; a man who knew his own mind, strongly uncompromising on his likes and his dislikes. An absolute gift to a TV film maker, and a TV audience.

This absolutely engrossing book collects the ‘best’ stories from the nineteen films that Don Haworth made for TV, beginning in 1979. It’s a glorious selection; a positive stays-pinging corset of memor
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I absolutely adore Fred Dibnah, and for that reason alone I gave it three stars... The information inside, is literally a collection of information, quotes etc taken from the several television show he starred in.
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