in 1978, of course, he was the subject of a documentary or two.
These days he presents them.
always been something of a cult personality, with his easy manner
and ready wit making him something of a working class hero.
first venture into the world of fame was as the steeplejack who
would demolish chimneys in and around Bolton, Lancashire, without
the use of dynamite.
rose to fame as a steeplejack in Bolton
he does the lecture tour/after dinner speaker circuit, which is
why he can be found at the Shrewsbury Music Hall on Sunday 16th
February. And if you miss him that time around, he's appearing at
Telford's Oakengates Theatre at 7.30pm on Saturday 3rd May.
with many cult figures, it's difficult to pin down exactly what
it is that make Fred Dibnah such a star. It could be his easygoing
manner and the way he seems untouched by his fame, or perhaps it's
his ability to tell stories and the way he uses language.
it's just his boyish fascination with the industrial age and his
beloved steam engine.
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