There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.— John Bradford
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There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.
Bradford specifically there were a lot of Pakistanis there.
Even today it has a very large Pakistani population.It was something that I experienced - getting chased home from the bus stop after school by English kids, boarding school, being targeted for praying to what they call Allah wallah ding dong.
When I left Bradford and got a phone call from Dave Parnaby asking 'did I want to come back in?', I was delighted to accept. The whole buzz at the club at the moment is great for someone like me who is still learning and wanting to hopefully go into management in my own right at some point.
I grew up on American pop culture so everything that I fantasized about to get out of this sort of humdrum world of Bradford was about America. So when we decided to move there I was on the plane.
My father got a job at Bradford University in textiles.
And he came for - I guess, you know, why do people immigrate? - like, for a better life to find, you know, a new world. And, you know, I think he always - he saw it as an opportunity. And so yeah so we came to this coal mining town in the north of England and that's where I grew up.
I am asexual. A-sexual. I read somewhere, maybe on Facebook, where somebody said something like, "I heard Bradford was gay, but then I heard he was bi." Then somebody wrote, "No, I heard he was asexual." And then somebody said, "That's bullshit - he totally hit on my friend after a show."
Bradford Dillman sounded like a distinguished, phony theatrical name, so I kept it.
I was born in Bradford, a city in the north of England that God forgot about.
A place where most people never leave, but if they do, they certainly never go back.
Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood.