Far left: John Simm as Barney Sumner, Ralph Little as Peter Hook and Paddy Considine as Rob Gretton. Left: the real Tony Wilson and his new book
24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE
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eyer'.’ Best of all is Kylie. showing oll‘ her tight
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Anthony. In 24 Hour Party People he plays Joy I)i\'ision/New ()rder bassist Peter Ilook. who in real life used to be married
to Aherne. and who led the studio house-band. llooky and the
Boys. on her top light entertainment chat-show spool. Mrs
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THE BRILLIANT NEW ALBUM INCLUDES THE SINGLE
‘JUST BEFORE YOU LEAVE’
ON TOUR IN MAY:
2 OXFORD APOLLO 3 LIVERPOOL ROYAL COURT
4 YORK BARBICAN 6 CAMBRIDGE CORN EXCHANGE
7 BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY 8 NEWCASTLE CITY HALL
9 GLASGOW BARROWLANDS 11 MANCHESTER ACADEMY 12 BRISTOL COLSTON HALL 13 CARDIFF ST OAVIDS HALL ll NORWICH UEA 16 SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALL
17 LONDON SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE
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19 CROYDON FAIRFIELD HALL
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