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DID actor Andrew Sachs ever live in Honley?

DID actor Andrew Sachs ever live in Honley?

His most famous role was Manuel, the hapless waiter from Barcelona, in Fawlty Towers. He is 81 and lives in Kilburn with his wife Melody.

And yet, down at the pub, someone suggested he had lived in Honley for a time. He did appear in Coronation Street from May to August in 2009. Could he have stayed there then?

Another rumour from not so long ago was that Gary Barlow also lived in the Holme Valley village. Perhaps Sachs had the house next door. Or is the story a modern fable?

Before you know it, someone will claim P J Proby used to live in the Colne Valley.

 

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