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Leigh(lē), town (1991 pop. 42,627), Wigan metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Industries include cotton and rayon mills, metalworks, and machinery and electrical goods plants.
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1. Mike. born 1943, British dramatist and theatre, film, and television director, noted for his use of improvisation. His plays include Abigail's Party (1977), and his films include High Hopes (1988), Secrets and Lies (1996), and All or Nothing (2002)
2. Vivien, real name Vivian Hartley. 1913--67, English stage and film actress. Her films include Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), for both of which she won Oscars
a town in NW England, in Wigan unitary authority, Greater Manchester: engineering industries. Pop.: 43 006 (2001)
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