Colin Blakely Plaque unveiling event photographs


Colin Blakely

l.r. Kenneth Irvine and Tim Clifford, Ulster History Circle with Colin Maltman, long standing member of Bangor Drama Club.


l.r. Peter Radcliffe, Bangor Amateur Operatic Society, Patricia Irvine and Chris Spurr-Chairman Ulster History Circle.

l.r. Chris Spurr welcomes Caroline Blakely, niece of Colin Blakely, Mayor of Ards and North Down Council, Councillor Karen Douglas and Stephen Blakely, nephew of Colin Blakely.

Chris Spurr, Chairman-Ulster History Circle addressing guests outside Studio 1a, Hamilton Road, Bangor.


Caroline and Stephen Blakely from England


Mayor, Councillor Karen Douglas paying tribute to Colin Blakely, star of stage and screen who was born in Bangor

Caroline and Stephen Blakely preparing to unveil the plaque to their ‘Uncle Colin’.

Plaque unveiled.

The Ulster History Circle Blue Plaque to Colin Blakely.

l.r. Robin Elliott from NVTV who conducted interviews for the ‘News Roundup Programme’, Caroline and Stephen Blakely, Pauline Carville, actor.

Patricia Irvine with Elaine Stephens, former drama student of Mrs. Irvine.

Philomena and J.J. Tohill, film maker.

l.r. Mayor Councillor Karen Douglas, Patricia Irvine, Brenda McKee, Seamus McKee, broadcaster and Ulster History Circle.

Clive Scoular, author and Thomas Johnston.


Chris Spurr, Chairman-Ulster History Circle opens further tributes to Colin Blakely from the stage of the Studio 1a.

Linda Wray, actor, and Tim Campbell, Chairman-Bangor Drama Club.

Kenneth Irvine wrote and narrated an excellent tribute – ‘Colin Blakely – a proud Ulsterman’

l.r. Geoffrey Miller, Linda Wray and Kenneth Irvine reading the tribute


l.r. Geoffrey Miller and Linda Wray


Stephen from NVTV – Belfast who recorded the event.