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Bleasdale

Alan. born 1946, British playwright, best known for his television series The Boys From the Blackstuff (1983) and GBH (1991)
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Renowned for his social commentary and realistic portrayals of working class life, the Bleasdale collection also includes 1980 ground-breaking single play The Blackstuff and its spin-off series Boys From The Blackstuff.
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Famous fans, including Louis Smith, second left, and Holly Bleasdale, support the Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k Series
Bleasdale, now based at Cardiff Met University, won pole vault gold at the European Indoors last year following a rare jump-off with Poland's Anna Rogowska, who was born in Sopot and still lives just a few minutes' drive away from the town's Ergo Arena.
Bleasdale triumphed in the pole vault yesterday following a dramatic jumpoff with defending champion Anna Rogowska after both athletes had failed with three attempts at 4.
Bleasdale and defending champion Rogowska initially failed with three attempts at 4.
Bleasdale, who was sixth at London 2012, maintained her unbeaten start to the year with a third-time clearance at 4.
Bleasdale, who finished sixth in the London Olympics last year, needed three attempts to clear 4.
The next stage is to show I can be one of the best in the world," said Bleasdale, (http://www.
Bleasdale went out early in the pole vault final as nerves got the better of her on the big stage, while east Londoner Shakes-Drayton was at the centre of huge confusion in the 400m hurdles semi-finals when she at first failed to progress as a fastest loser, then was sent through when Denisa Rosolova was disqualified for a lane infringement and finally was out again as the Czech team successfully appealed.
I was so nervous, the most I had ever felt in my life," said British record-holder Bleasdale.
The nearest Brits to medals on day one of the athletics were Jo Pavey and Julia Bleasdale, who ran the race of their lives in the 10,000m final.