Altcar takes starring role in TV drama

Thanks to the work of Alternative Venues, Altcar has been in the limelight this week.

Russell T Davies epic new drama “Years and Years” series finale aired Tuesday this week with Altcar Training Camp portrayed as the infamous “Erstwhile site”.

The cast and crew were on camp for 3 weeks in total, with 2 of these used for preparation, including the building of a watchtower which featured heavily in Tuesdays climatic episode.

If you missed the series, you can catch up here.

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