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“If you can make people laugh you can make them do anything.” Comedian Paul Holliday talks to Northern Soul
W.C. Fields said that “comedy is a serious business”. He knew what he was talking about.Read the full story..
“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..
“Lots of people have told me that it resonates with them, gay or straight,” says Rosie Wilby.Read the full story..
During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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