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It was Alex's first big production job but he wasn't scared to crack the whip in the studio.
Lesley Dunlop gets to crack the whip, literally, as dominatrix Josie while Paul Courtenay Hyu gets to wiggle his hips and swagger in grand style as the king of rock and roll wannabe.
However, with a big derby tussle against Chelsea coming up on Monday evening, Tigana will continue to crack the whip for a little while longer.
Taming and civilizing such an unwieldy spatial behemoth is never easy, but Grimshaw manages to crack the whip with a good deal of rigour and style.
He was always there, smiling and trying to crack the whip," says Jose Rodriguez Lopez, technical director at the complex.
Ellery Hanley intends to crack the whip when he takes charge of St Helens later this year.