October 1959

Christopher Sean Lowe is born on October 4th in Blackpool, Lancashire.

On This Day

1999

The Pet Shop Boys perform in Brighton, U.K.

2006

Following the civil union ceremony in London of Little Britain star Matt Lucas with his longtime partner Kevin McGee, a lavish reception is held at the Whitehall Banqueting House, for which guests have been asked to dress in costume. Neil attends dressed as Captain Hook from Peter Pan. It proves an extremely popular choice of costume, with numerous others, including Sir Elton John, appearing in similar garb.

2009

The Pandemonium Tour returns to the U.K. with the Boys' concert tonight in Glasgow.

2013

Neil's October interview with Philip Dodd airs in its entirety this evening on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves program.

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