First & Last… with Looking for Eric star John Henshaw

By Barrie White

This week’s First and Last is Looking For Eric star John Henshaw. 

The Manchester-born actor has also starred in Early Doors and famously portrayed former deputy PM John Prescott in Confessions of a Diary Secretary.

Here’s how he fared in MM’s quick-fire quiz…

First CD you owned?

Probably, Frank Sinatra.

Last film you saw?

Route Irish- Brilliant!!

Last visit to Manchester was for?

Pick up my glasses from Boots

First Mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

My Missus

Last Mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

Nobody comes to mind

First thing you think of when someone says ‘Manchester’ to you?

Ahhh!!  HOME.

It’s your last day on earth and you are in Manchester – what do you spend it doing?

With Family and Friends Watch City win at Eastlands. Go and see a play or a show, then go to Akbars for a curry. Finish off with a few pints of proper beer.

Desert island disc?

Pie Jesu

Desert island drink? (water provided)

Black Sheep Bitter

Last book you read?

Fart In A Colander by Roy Hudd

First club/bar you visited in Manchester?

The Smiths Arms (The Hammer) in Ancoats though it’s now no longer standing.

Last holiday you went on?

New York City

City or United?


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