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Paul Holliday

“If you can make people laugh you can make them do anything.” Comedian Paul Holliday talks to Northern Soul

October 24, 2020 No Comments

W.C. Fields said that “comedy is a serious business”. He knew what he was talking about.

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Janey Godley.

“If you’re working class and smart it really messes with people’s heads.” Comedian Janey Godley talks to Northern Soul

April 21, 2020 Comments Off on “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?

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“Being a parent is the biggest thing that’s ever happened to me.” Comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

February 1, 2020 Comments Off on “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.

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Rosie Wilby

Is Monogamy Dead? Northern Soul chats to author and comedian, Rosie Wilby

October 1, 2017 Comments Off on Is Monogamy Dead? Northern Soul chats to author and comedian, Rosie Wilby

“Lots of people have told me that it resonates with them, gay or straight,” says Rosie Wilby

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Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.

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Alexei Sayle, credit John Falzon

Alexei Sayle talks to Northern Soul

March 10, 2016 Comments Off on Alexei Sayle talks to Northern Soul

There’s a moment in Thatcher Stole My Trousers – Alexei Sayle’s new volume of memoirs covering his ascent to comedy stardom – in which he finally gets to pass through the doors of London’s Capital Radio for the first time.

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Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas Stirs It Up

October 10, 2013 Comments Off on Mark Thomas Stirs It Up

There’s a video on Mark Thomas‘ website featuring the rather jolly sight of people singing in an Apple store. It seems remarkable that – considering this was a protest against Apple’s tax arrangements – it took staff around six or seven minutes to chuck them out.

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