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Explore objects reflecting Manchester’s development from the mid-20th century into a centre for the creative industries. The collection focuses on film and television production and the city's alternative music scene.
Fac 32 - Crispy Ambulance - Unsightly and Serene
Fac 32 - Crispy Ambulance - Unsightly and Serene. 10 inch vinyl single in picture sleeve. Designed by Martyn Atkins and Crispy Ambulance.
Mouthpieces for the Ladybug character puppet
Tray of mouthpieces for the Ladybug character from the 1996 Disney stop-motion animation film 'James and the Giant Peach,' produced by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Selick.
"Factory Product" Audio Cassette
An audio cassette copy of the master tape for the "Factory Product" recording, produced by Factory Records/Factory Too Records.
Khalique "Asian Man" Unmixed Recording
An audio cassette (unboxed) with an unmixed version of Khalique's "Asian Man."
Space Monkeys "Blowing Down The Stylus" Audio Cassette
Space Monkeys "Blowing Down The Stylus" (white label) audio cassette.
Promotional Copy of Space Monkeys' "Awaiting Mr Crow"
An audio cassette promotional copy of Space Monkeys' "Awaiting Mr Crow."
Recording of the BBC's "Vices & Virtues"
An audio cassette recording of the BBC's "Virtues & Vices" (Fairgame) from 6 March 1995.
Space Monkeys "Mixes Tape"
A master copy of Space Monkeys' mixes (up until December 1996) on audio cassette.
Martin Flexi Two Track Audio Cassette
An audio cassette with two tracks by Martin Flexi.
Northside "My Rising Star" Audio Cassette
An official release audio cassette recording of Northside's "My Rising Star."
Audio Cassette Copy of Hopper's "Vases"
An audio cassette master tape copy of Hopper's "Vases."
Happy Mondays "Stinkin Thinkin" Audio Cassette Master Copy
An audio cassette copy of the Happy Mondays' "Stinkin Thinkin" master tape.
Cyberman costume glove
Silver painted cricketeer's glove, part of a Cyberman costume used in the TV series 'Doctor Who' made by the BBC, London, c.1988.
Boiler suit from 'Cyberman' costume
Silver painted boiler suit. This forms part of the costume for a Cyberman 'Cyberlieutenant' from the BBC TV drama series 'Dr Who'. This costume was worn for the making of the 'Silver Nemesis' series in 1988.
Hopper 4-Track Promotional EP
A 4-track promotional EP audio cassette by Hopper, produced by Factory Too Records.