FILM : Taste of Honey, A
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Taste of Honey, A 1961 Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin, Paul Danquah Greater Manchester, Lancashire
Director : Tony Richardson   Production Company : Woodfall Film Productions  Region : NORTH

Abandoned by her sailor boyfriend and her man-hungry mother, a pregnant teenager faces the prospect of life on her own until help comes in the form of a kind-hearted young man.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Taste of Honey, A - While watching the annual Whit Week Walks, Geoffrey and Jo spot each other on the steps of the city art gallery.  This is Mosley Street in Manchester, part of which was seen in 'Hell is a City'.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho070. While watching the annual Whit Week Walks, Geoffrey and Jo spot each other on the steps of the city art gallery. This is Mosley Street in Manchester, part of which was seen in 'Hell is a City'.

Taste of Honey, A - A band plays as a procession of children passes through the streets.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho071. A band plays as a procession of children passes through the streets.

Taste of Honey, A - The shoe shop Proprietor (Herbert Smith) cleans windows as Geoff approches. Outside the W. Timpson's branch on the south side of Ashton New Road, Manchester M11.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho072. The shoe shop Proprietor (Herbert Smith) cleans windows as Geoff approches. Outside the W. Timpson's branch on the south side of Ashton New Road, Manchester M11.

Taste of Honey, A - Geoff sets off to find Jo when told that it's her half day. Ian Forsythe advises that the shop was on Ashton New Road at the junction with Parker Street in the Bradford district of Manchester.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho073. Geoff sets off to find Jo when told that it's her half day. Ian Forsythe advises that the shop was on Ashton New Road at the junction with Parker Street in the Bradford district of Manchester.

tasho073n. Where the shoe shop used to be in this image from Ian. The area seen in the screen capture has been totally wiped out of existence and replaced with a "regeneration project".
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2014)

Taste of Honey, A - Jo is found at 'the arches'. This view is through Stockport Viaduct and Dave Moran adds that Hollywood Park is in the distance.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho074. Jo is found at 'the arches'. This view is through Stockport Viaduct and Dave Moran adds that Hollywood Park is in the distance.

tasho074n. The view through one of Stockport Viaduct's arches captured in this photo from Chris Barnes.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2014)

Taste of Honey, A - The teenager reveals that she's pregnant. A view from the viaduct with Brook Street West, Wood Street and King Street in the background. In the right distance stands Orrel Mill chimney which once belonged to a cotton mill but was demolished in the late 1970s. Information by Dave Moran.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho075. The teenager reveals that she's pregnant. A view from the viaduct with Brook Street West, Wood Street and King Street in the background. In the right distance stands Orrel Mill chimney which once belonged to a cotton mill but was demolished in the late 1970s. Information by Dave Moran.

Taste of Honey, A - Jo suggests a trip to the country. Dave Moran advises that to the right is Stockport’s bus station above which stands the arches carrying Wellington Road, the A6, as it runs through the centre of town. To the top left is Heaton Norris Park.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho076. Jo suggests a trip to the country. Dave Moran advises that to the right is Stockport’s bus station above which stands the arches carrying Wellington Road, the A6, as it runs through the centre of town. To the top left is Heaton Norris Park.

tasho076n. Dave Moran took this picture of the location in early 2012.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2014)

Taste of Honey, A - Children follow the pair as they run to catch a bus for the Peak District. This appears to be a footpath leading down onto Exchange Street in Stockport.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho077. Children follow the pair as they run to catch a bus for the Peak District. This appears to be a footpath leading down onto Exchange Street in Stockport.

Taste of Honey, A - The two spend the afternoon near Castleton. Andrew Botsford believes this to be filmed on land about 300 meters to the north-east of the Blue John Cavern near Castleton in Derbyshire with Castleton and the chimney of Hope Cement Works in the right distance.
Taste of Honey, A

tasho078. The two spend the afternoon near Castleton. Andrew Botsford believes this to be filmed on land about 300 meters to the north-east of the Blue John Cavern near Castleton in Derbyshire with Castleton and the chimney of Hope Cement Works in the right distance.

Taste of Honey, A - Geoff asks if Jo would marry her,
Taste of Honey, A

tasho079. Geoff asks if Jo would marry her, "just for the baby's sake". Near the Blue John Cavern, Castleton suggests Andrew Botsford.

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