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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2012, 09:53:36 PM »
It's funny but I always had the feeling Steve's Gran might have been his Dad's Mum, I suppose because she and Millie are quite disparaging about his Mum.  But then there would have been no reason for them to have heard from Kathy if that had been the case.  I'm sure Millie says Kathy went to pieces after Steve's Dad died which does suggest she couldn't cope without him or his support.

I was re-reading Cobblers Dream recently and was surprised to find that the whole of that scene from "Day in the Sun" is there, almost word for word in places.  I'd completely forgotten. In that version the Aunt who looks after Paul's Gran is actually her sister-in-law, so Paul's great aunt.  They are Paul's mother's family as far as I can tell.  Certainly she has taken Paul back and forth to them during his childhood.  The history of Paul's father is a bit less clear.  He says his Mum told him his Dad was killed in an accident at the steel works when Paul was about two but that his Gran later let slip that he had walked out on them and that she had lived for years, looking over her shoulder for a "living ghost".

Now that's intriguing, I think I'm going to use that.  Tho I'd prefer his relatives to be his paternal grandmother and auntie and, this being a fanfic, I guess I can take poetic licence...  ;)

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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2012, 09:32:03 PM »
I have another question now.  Was the Christian name of Steve's grandmother ever mentioned?  I decided to make Millie his paternal aunt so would prefer the paternal grandmother's name.  That is, if anybody knows...




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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2012, 09:43:23 PM »
Was the Christian name of Steve's grandmother ever mentioned? 


Don't remember it ever being mentioned Marie.   >48<


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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2012, 06:16:02 PM »
Thanks, Loopy, I'll just use an old-fashioned name for his Gran then.  8)

Next question:  does anybody know when Steve's birthday was?  (the character I mean, not the actor!)  Just the month will do and I'm guessing, seeing as he's about a year older than Dora, he was born 1954...?

I want to set the scene for the day Kathy leaves the pit village so suddenly and Steve is about two years old.  :)

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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2012, 07:26:54 PM »
Thanks, Loopy, I'll just use an old-fashioned name for his Gran then.  8)

Next question:  does anybody know when Steve's birthday was?  (the character I mean, not the actor!) 


Oh dear, not much help I'm afraid - it was never mentioned.  Dora was the only one who ever had a birthday... apart from Sandy of course.   :D


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« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2012, 10:16:44 PM »
Didn't Dora give him the frame for his Mum's photo for his birthday?  Hard to say though how long he'd had it before Hazel smashed it.
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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2012, 01:04:33 PM »
Didn't Dora give him the frame for his Mum's photo for his birthday?  Hard to say though how long he'd had it before Hazel smashed it.

You're right Pen she did but no date or anything on it.  >48<


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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2012, 10:13:44 PM »
Thanks, I'll just take poetic license again then.  :)

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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2012, 10:17:09 PM »
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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #24 on: October 16, 2012, 07:28:20 PM »
For continuity purposes re fic, does anybody know the Christian name of Ron Stryker's Dad?  If it was never mentioned, I'll just go with the name I've been using.  :)

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« Reply #25 on: October 16, 2012, 07:39:43 PM »
i don't remember it being mentioned Marie. he was only in the one episode and the colonel called him stryker. can't remember ron ever mentioning him either.
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« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2012, 10:04:59 PM »
Don't recall it ever being mentioned either Marie. 


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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2012, 07:40:41 PM »
Thanks, looks like it's Brian Stryker then.  :)

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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #28 on: October 17, 2012, 08:07:35 PM »
on a similar tack-the two children in uncle joe-one was called jacky or jackie.i assume this was the little girl but i don't know what the other name is-can anyone help or is this another one to invent?
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Re: Quick Question
« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2012, 05:35:14 AM »
 >11< Loopylin. The boy was Jackie and the girl was Angela  :)

Don't forget you can check for names here in the cast list  >41<