“If you’re working class and smart it really messes with people’s heads.” Comedian Janey Godley talks to Northern Soul
Don’t you wish politicians would just tell it like it is instead of waffling on without actually saying anything?Read the full story..
“Being a parent is the biggest thing that’s ever happened to me.” Comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul
The last time comedian and broadcaster Josie Long took a stand-up show out on tour, namely Something Better back in 2017, it looked at ways to actively improve our world during troubled times.Read the full story..
Last month, when Northern Soul spoke to Steve Delaney of Count Arthur Strong fame about his current tour, he confessed: “It’s just Arthur’s stream of consciousness, really… In a sense it’s difficult for me to explain what a live show’s about.Read the full story..
There’s no need to renew your Netflix subscription for November as there’s far too much comedic entertainment to keep you going in Manchester.Read the full story..
“I think kids like to see an old bloke behaving disgracefully.” Steve Delaney talks Twitter, telly and being Count Arthur Strong
Back in July, Steve Delaney’s Twitter feed lit up, as it tends to from time to time, with another wave of the rolling debate about which version of his character Count Arthur Strong is the best.Read the full story..
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