The city of Nottingham, UK, named a tram after a locally born actress, Vicky McClure. On her maiden trip on the tram, she was ejected for fare evasion. Having been offered a free ride, she did not have a ticket.

Vicky McClure

Vicky Lee McClure (born 8 May 1983) is a BAFTA award winning English actress best known for her role as Lol Jenkins in Shane Meadows’s film This is England (2006) and its Channel 4 spin-off mini-series’ This is England ’86 (2010), This Is England ’88 (2011) and This Is England ’90 (2015). Before This is England she appeared in another of Shane Meadows’ films- A Room for Romeo Brass (1999) where she played the title character’s sister Ladine. McClure won the RTS Award and BAFTA Television Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Lol in This is England ’86 in 2011.

She is also well known for her work as Detective Inspector Kate Fleming in the BBC series Line of Duty and Karen White in ITV’s Broadchurch. Her other roles include Filth an… Continue Reading