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Comedians Ian Smith and Amy Gledhill – two Northerners living in London – are on a mission to find the juiciest stories from their hometowns and beyond.


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  • 69. Never Drink and Dog (with guest correspondent Chloe Radcliffe)

    46:55
    Two northerners living down south catch up on the weirdest new stories from the north. Headlines this week include the most romantic spots in Yorkshire, and a cafe in Sheffield with a dogging problem.Featuring guest correspondent, comedian Chloe Radcliffe.Chloe will be heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from 31July to 13 August with her show Proud Raccoon. For tickets and information head to edfringe.com.Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastAnd follow Chloe on Twitter and Instagram @chloebadcliffeRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.

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  • Northern News Tour Debrief (Patreon Teaser)

    07:33
    In this week's bonus Patreon episode, Amy and Ian share behind the scenes goss from their Tour of T'North.To listen to the full bonus episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.And follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.
  • 68. Huffin' and Puffin' for Puffins (with guest correspondent Larry Dean)

    45:33
    Amy and Ian find silly news from the north. Headlines this week include a Puffin festival in Yorkshire, and an unusual competitive sport in Barnsley.Featuring guest correspondent, comedian Larry Dean.Larry will be taking his new show 'Dodger' to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August and around the UK from September. For tickets and information head to larrydean.com.Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastAnd follow Larry on Twitter and Instagram @larrydeancomedyRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.
  • Northern News Postbag Special 3 (Patreon Teaser)

    04:50
    In this week's Patreon bonus episode, Amy and Ian sift through the Northern News postbag and read messages from listeners.To listen to the full episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.Want your message read out on the podcast, or got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.
  • 67. What an Apostrophe Sounds Like (with guest correspondent Stuart Laws)

    48:44
    Amy and Ian bring you bizarre news from the North. Headlines this week include a northern train line introducing AI, and some missing punctuation that's got locals fuming.Featuring guest correspondent, Stuart Laws.Stuart will be taking his brand new show 'Stuart Laws Has to Be Joking?' to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. For tickets and information head to tickets.edfringe.com.Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastAnd follow Stuart on Twitter @thisstuartlaws and Instagram @stuartlawscomedyRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.
  • 66. You Can't Double Die (with guest correspondent Bella Hull)

    45:36
    Two northerners now living down south find the silliest news stories from up t'north. Headlines this week include a boy from Yorkshire who takes home the gold at the European Seagull Screeching Competition, and an agricultural drone is being used to plant "oil seed rape".Featuring guest correspondent, comedian Bella Hull.Bella will be taking her new show 'Piggie' to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. For tickets and information head to tickets.edfringe.com.Northern News are touring t'north! Amy and Ian will be reporting live from Manchester, Hull, Leeds and Sheffield from 23-28 June 2024. For tickets head to plosive.co.uk.Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastAnd follow Bella on Twitter and Instagram: @bellabellahullRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.
  • Confessions of a Northerner 2 (Patreon Teaser)

    03:00
    Ian and Amy confess the southern things that they love. Traitors. To listen to the full bonus episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.And follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcastRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.Photography by Jonathan Birch.