Thomas Whitehead (1787-1859) was a prominent business man in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. With David and Peter established Thomas Whitehead and Brothers in 1815. He is buried in the same grave as his two brothers in the churchyard of Longholme Methodist Church.
Movies & TV shows
The Sleeping Beauty (The Royal Ballet)
The fairy Carabosse was upset she wasn't invited to Princess Aurora's funeral. She told the baby that one day the Princess will cut her finger on it and she will die. Aurora will not die, but will fal...
The Cellist (Royal Opera House)
Cathy Marston's first work for the Royal Opera House Main Stage is a lyrical memoir of the momentous life of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré, from her discovery of the cello through her celebrity as one...
The Cellist / Dances at a Gathering (The Royal Ballet)
The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere ofCathy Marston's first work for the Company on the Main Stage alongside a revival ofJerome Robbins's timeless classic of pure dance. From her discovery of...
Manon (The Royal Ballet)
Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she...
La Bayadère (The Royal Ballet)
La Bayadre is a story of eternal love, mystery, fate, vengeance, and justice, set in the Royal India of the past. The ballet tells the story of a temple dancer who is in love with a noble warrior. She...
The world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet is inspired by Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece. A story of betrayal, curiosity, life, death and love, exploring the very depths of human ...
The Winter's Tale (The Royal Ballet)
The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy and the abandonment of a child. After a statue comes miraculously to life, the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliatio...
Giselle discovered the true identity of her lover, and that she was promised another. One of The Royal Ballet's most loved and admired productions, faithful to the spirit of the 1841 original yet alwa...
Coppélia (The Royal Ballet)
Coppélia, a mechanical doll made by the toy-maker Dr. Coppelius, is so life-like that some believe she is his daughter. The mistake leads to intrigue and jealousy in love. Directed by Ross MacGibbon, ...