Maxine Peake


13th February 2019 | By Harry Stafford

Petition for St Peter’s Square to be renamed in memory of Peterloo massacre is a ‘terrible idea’

Local historian says idea to rename square after bloody massacre is a 'modern, knee-jerk reaction'


4th November 2018 | By Matt Hartless

Review: Mike Leigh Peterloo film marking 200th anniversary of massacre lacks direction

Ye are many, they are few This the famous and often-quoted final line of Percy Bysse Shelly’s Masque of Anarchy, a poem written about the...

Charlotte Puckering with famous actress Maxine Peake

14th February 2017 | By nq_admin

Maxine Peake: “It’s everyone’s right to have access to justice”

NQ's Charlotte Puckering caught up with Maxine Peake, who has been made a Patron of the GM Law Centre.  Maxine, famous for her roles in Shameless,...


10th February 2017 | By nq_admin

Maxine Peake, Dinnerladies actress, to open free legal advice centre in Manchester

The Greater Manchester Law Centre is opening tomorrow, with the aim of providing access to free and independent legal advice and representation for the people of...