For those of a certain age, Kirkby is probably most associated with Z Cars, a BBC police drama that first aired in 1962. The programme was set in the fictitious ‘Newtown’ but the town bore an uncomfortable resemblance to Kirkby, described by Troy Kennedy Martin, one of the show’s screenwriters, as: (1) one of the […]

Kirkby, Liverpool, Part I: ‘a tremendous achievement’? — Municipal Dreams