Humans of XS Manchester

Humans of XS Manchester

By Humans of XS Manchester

The Cottonopolis of culture, Manchester is home to amazing people with incredible stories which need to be shared.


Hosted by Manc legend and XS Manchester's Clint Boon, Humans of XS Manchester celebrates the spirit of the city by telling the tales of Mancunians - whether born here or drawn here – who represent the city’s rich music heritage and culture.

Episodes

Dave Scott

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the sixth and final episode of Humans of XS Manchester: At Home, Clint chats to Mancunian poet, musician and broadcaster, Dave Scott.Dave talks about growing up in Levenshulme, being raised on Britpop and Hip Hop, discovering poetry, pursuing a career in the arts, his passion for football and why he loves Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/06/2046m 48s

Vernon Kay

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the fifth episode of Humans of XS Manchester At Home, Clint Boon chats to broadcaster Vernon Kay.Vernon talks about growing up in Bolton, discovering a passion for music, his career as a broadcaster in television and radio, DJing, presenting the worldwide coverage of Formula E and why he loves Manchester!Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/06/2044m 58s

Maxine Peake

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the fourth episode of Humans of XS Manchester At Home, Clint Boon chats to Mancunian actor, Maxine Peake.Maxine talks about growing up in Bolton, discovering music in her youth, her interest in politics, moving to London, her favourite roles she has played and why she loves Manchester!Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/06/2037m 55s

Ben Taylor

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the third episode of Humans of XS Manchester At Home, Clint Boon chats to music promoter, manager, venue owner and festival founder, Ben Taylor.Ben talks about growing up in Manchester, discovering music alongside a family of music lovers, running some of the city’s most iconic venues, putting on the first gigs of some of Manchester’s most well known bands, creating the You Are Not Alone festival and why he loves Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/05/2023m 1s

Emma Jane Unsworth

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the second episode of Humans of XS Manchester: At Home, Clint Boon chats to Mancunian writer Emma Jane Unsworth.Emma talks to Clint about growing up in Prestwich, being inspired to start writing by her teacher at school, her father’s printing business, releasing her three successful novels, the challenges of writing for screen, working with the Courteeners and why she loves Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/05/2039m 40s

Jonny Brown

Whilst in lockdown, Humans of XS Manchester will continue to celebrate the spirit of the city by telling the incredible stories of the amazing Mancunians who call it home.In the first episode of Humans of XS Manchester: At Home, Clint Boon chats to Twisted Wheel frontman, Jonny Brown.Jonny talks to Clint about growing up in Oldham, forming a band at school, touring with Oasis, performing with Paul Weller, how the rockstar lifestyle affected his mental health and why he loves Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/05/2029m 37s

Paulette Constable

In the twelfth and final episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to DJ and Broadcaster, Paulette Constable.Paulette talks to Clint about growing up in Prestwich, her mother's jazz band, moving to London to work in the music industry, being one of the first women t DJ at the Hacienda, playing all over the world, moving back to Manchester and why she still loves the city.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/09/1945m 50s

George Simms

In the eleventh episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to 95 year old former Royal Marine Commando and D Day veteran, George Simms.George talks to Clint about growing up in Ardwick in the 1920s, training as a Butcher before enlisting in the army at age 18, fighting in the Second World War on D-Day, serving in the Stockport Fire Service for 30 years, telling his story to school children and why he is still proud to be a Mancunian.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/08/1923m 12s

Bruce Mitchell

In the tenth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to iconic Mancunian character and drummer of Factory band Durutti Column, Bruce Mitchell.Bruce chats to Clint about growing up in Manchester in the 1940s, discovering his love of music through his dad, playing with legendary artists including Keith Moon and Donovan, his close friendship with Anthony Wilson, his excitement for the future of the Manchester music scene and why he loves the city so much.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/08/1932m 29s

Graham Massey

In the ninth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon speaks to musician, record producer and founding member of groundbreaking electronic group 808 State, Graham Massey.Graham talks about growing up in Levenshulme, the importance of community, his first musical influences, witnessing the events of the 60s as a child, forming 808 State, new projects with the group, how Manchester's musical timeline goes way beyond 'Madchester' and why he loves the city!This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/08/1943m 14s

Megan Ellaby

In the eighth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to Fashion and Lifestyle blogger, Youtuber and Iinfluencer, Megan Ellaby.Megan chats to Clint about growing up on the outskirts of Manchester, how her mum inspired her to go into a career in fashion, living and working in London, her favourite music and why she loves the city.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/08/1924m 34s

Liam Gallagher

In the seventh episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to Rock 'n' Roll Star Liam Gallagher.Liam talks to Clint about growing up in Burnage, his first proper jobs, working with the Inspiral Carpets, the rise and fall of Oasis, releasing music as a solo artist, his relationship with his children, the film 'As It Was' and why he thinks Manchester is "the centre of the Universe". This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/07/1940m 54s

Alan McGee

In the sixth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to legendary music boss and founder of Creation Records, Alan McGee.Alan talks to Clint about growing up in Glasgow, meeting Primal Scream, forming Creation Records, meeting Noel Gallagher in the Hacienda, signing Oasis at King Tuts, living in Manchester and why he loves the city. This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/07/1940m 7s

Qaisra Shahraz

In the fifth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to novelist, scriptwriter, journalist and charity campaigner, Qaisra Shahraz.Qaisra talks about growing up in Pakistan and moving to Manchester as a young girl, writing her prize-winning novel The Holy Woman, being a peace and gender activist and setting up MACFEST, the Muslim Arts And Culture Festival for Manchester. This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/07/1931m 42s

George Craig

In the fourth episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to musician and owner of Jimmy’s in the Northern Quarter, George Craig.George talks about growing up in Yorkshire, forming his band One Night Only, modelling, moving to Manchester, setting up Jimmy’s bar in the Northern Quarter with his brother Jimmy and why he loves the city.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/07/1923m 17s

Christine Cort

In the third episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to co-founder and Managing Director of Manchester International Festival, Christine Cort.Ahead of this year’s launch, Christine talks to Clint about growing up in Blackburn, organising trips to gigs with her friends as a teenager, working in London, moving back up to Manchester and setting up Manchester International Festival.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/07/1935m 38s

Dr John Cooper Clarke

In the second episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to legendary Punk poet and Salford icon, Dr John Cooper Clarke.Dr John Cooper Clarke talks about growing up in post-war Salford, being inspired to write poetry by his English teacher at school, working at a betting shop, how addiction affected his creativity, working with bands like Arctic Monkeys and the Inspiral Carpets and why he still loves Manchester.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/06/1930m 31s

Gary 'Mani' Mounfield

In the first episode of Series 3, Clint Boon chats to iconic Mancunian, legendary bassist and member of The Stone Roses, Gary Mounfield, aka Mani.Mani talks to Clint about discovering his Irish family heritage and being related to another famous Mancunian musician, how the Punk movement switched him on to music and politics, working full time at The Palace Theatre and Opera House before joining The Stone Roses, becoming a member of Primal Scream after the Roses' separation, the band’s 2011 resurrection and his love for Manchester.This series is sponsored by our friends at Safer Roads GM, helping us to keep ourselves and each other SAFE on the roads of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/06/1937m 32s

Charlie Lightening

In this special edition of Humans Of XS Manchester, Clint Boon chats to Film Director and creator of Liam Gallagher’s As It Was film, Charlie Lightening.Charlie talks to Clint about working with some of music’s biggest stars including Paul McCartney, both Gallagher brothers, Kasabian and Kylie Minogue. He also speaks about growing up in Sale, discovering Oasis as a teenager, going on tour with Kasabian, meeting Liam and Noel Gallagher, a surreal experience at The White House with President Barack Obama, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, and he describes why he is so proud to be from Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/06/1932m 37s

Karina Jadhav

In the twelfth and final episode of series 2, Clint Boon chats to Karina Jadhav, founder and owner of Menagerie Restaurant and award-winning businesswoman.Karina talks to Clint about growing up in Blackburn, moving to Manchester for University, discovering her love of business whilst freelancing as a journalist, setting up her first restaurants in Manchester and describing herself as more of a zookeeper, than a restauranteur, at Menagerie.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/05/1932m 22s

Steve 'Adj' Atherton

In the eleventh episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to Steve Atherton, aka Adj, tour manager for the Stone Roses, The Coral and The Seahorses, and often described as ‘The Fifth Stone Rose’.Adj tells Clint about growing up in the shadow of the city, meeting Ian Brown and hearing the Roses’ music for the first time, organising Warehouse parties and memories of the fun they had on tour. He'll also describe how his relationship with drugs has changed and why he loves Manchester, and the city's history, so much.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/05/1935m 41s

Margo Cornish

In the tenth episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to Margo Cornish, charity fundraiser and fashion show producer.Margo chats to Clint about moving to Manchester from Scotland, setting up the Runway on the Runway charity fashion show at Manchester Airport, meeting Ariana Grande with the Make A Wish Foundation, her quest to raise £1million for charity and why she’ll never move out of Manchester.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/05/1928m 40s

Colin Gibbins

In the ninth episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to Colin Gibbins, Factory Records enthusiast who has collected everything the Manchester label ever produced.Colin chats to Clint about growing up in Blackley, realising his passion for Factory Records as a teenager, his journey to owning every product of the label, in every medium and design, and how a chance meeting with Doreen Curtis, mother of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, led to a friendship that changed his life.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/04/1926m 3s

Alan Tonge

In the eighth episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to ex-professional footballer, sports psychologist, University lecturer and mental health ambassador, Alan Tonge.Alan was the first signing by Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United at 14 years old, and he tells Clint about what it was like playing for the Reds at that time. He also describes the heartbreak he felt after injury ended his career, how getting back into education gave him purpose again and how it led to a career in sports psychology.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/04/1932m 1s

Mary-Ellen McTague

In the seventh episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to Mancunian chef and restaurant owner, Mary-Ellen McTague.Mary-Ellen chats to Clint about growing up in Bury, leaving University to pursue a career as a chef, cooking for touring bands in Manchester music venue The Roadhouse, living in America and working for Heston Blumenthal.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/04/1928m 31s

Brian Cannon

In the sixth episode of series two, Clint Boon speaks to graphic designer, art director, photographer and creator of some of the most iconic album covers ever, Brian Cannon.Brian chats to Clint about growing up in Wigan, how the Punk revolution made him want to work in the music industry, designing album artwork whilst still at college and working with bands including The Verve, Suede and Super Furry Animals. He also describes how a chance encounter with a young Noel Gallagher in a lift, and a conversation about rare Adidas trainers, lead him to getting caught up in the Oasis buzz.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/04/1929m 45s

Johnny Marr

In the fifth episode of series two, Clint Boon speaks to legendary guitarist and founder of The Smiths, Johnny Marr.Johnny chats to Clint about growing up in the shadow of the city, the magical moment he first met Morrissey, THAT Top Of The Pops performance, playing to an overflowing Hacienda, his heart breaking decision to leave The Smiths and the importance of looking after your physical and mental health.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/04/1945m 33s

Michala Hulme

In the fourth episode of series two, Clint Boon chats to Mancunian historian, genealogist and author, Michala Hulme.Michala talks to Clint about growing up in Stockport, hating history at school, getting her first job in modelling and finding her love for history after researching her family tree. Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans Of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/03/1937m 35s

Graeme Park

In the third episode of series two, Clint Boon speaks to legendary Hacienda name and pioneering Scottish DJ, Graeme Park.Graeme talks to Clint about meeting with Mike Pickering, his first club night at the Hacienda, working with Peter Hook on the Hacienda Classical project and how he feels like an honorary Mancunian.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/03/1930m 34s

Stanley Chow

In the second episode of series two, Clint Boon speaks to Mancunian artist and illustrator, Stan Chow.Stan talks to Clint about learning to draw in his family's fish and chip shop, earning a Grammy nomination for his work with The White Stripes, angering Donald Trump and why the spirit of Manchester inspired him to pursue his dream career.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/03/1929m 13s

Jennie McAlpine

In the first episode of series two, Clint Boon speaks to Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine.Jennie tells Clint about growing up in Bury, playing Fiz Brown for over 17 years, naming her children after her favourite Corrie characters, opening Annie’s restaurant in Manchester City Centre and coming fourth place in I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.Don’t forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/03/1934m 27s

Simon Wood

In the twelfth and final episode of series one of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Mancunian Masterchef winner and owner of Wood Restaurants, Simon Wood.Simon speaks to Clint about growing up in Oldham, developing a passion for cooking from his Grandma, his journey from data manager to Masterchef winner and restaurant owner, and why Manchester means so much to him.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/02/1928m 44s

Dr Helen Pankhurst

In the eleventh episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Dr Helen Pankhurst. Activist, author, granddaughter of Sylvia and great granddaughter of Moss Side born, founder of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst.Helen talks to Clint about growing up in Ethiopia, the pressure and responsibility that comes with her surname, working around the world as a human rights activist, her new book and why she thinks the spirit of Manchester was integral to the Suffragettes’ fight for equality.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/01/1930m 17s

Aziz Ibrahim

In the tenth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Mancunian musician Aziz Ibrahim.Noted for his work both as a solo artist and collaborator with The Stone Roses, Paul Weller, Ian Brown and Simply Red, Aziz Ibrahim tells Clint Boon about growing up in Longsight in a traditional Pakistani family, falling in love with guitar, working with legendary musicians and why he loves Manchester.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/01/1941m 2s

Dave Moutrey

In the ninth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Chief Executive of HOME and Director of Culture for Manchester City Council, Dave Moutrey.Dave tells Clint about moving to Manchester from the North East, his journey from drama teacher to becoming a pioneer of arts culture in the city and how the Punk revolution changed his life. Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/01/1925m 31s

Julie Hesmondhalgh

In the eighth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to star of stage and screen, Julie Hesmondhalgh.Julie talks to Clint about growing up in Accrington, her first acting roles, getting her dream job in Coronation Street as Hayley Cropper, her charity work as patron for the Sophie Lancaster Foundation, setting up her grass roots theatre company Take Back, and why she loves Manchester.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/01/1939m 2s

Sacha Lord

In the seventh episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Warehouse Project and Parklife founder, Sacha Lord. Clint speaks to Sacha about the journey from market stall trader to becoming the founder of one of the world’s most successful clubbing institutions, the Warehouse Project.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/12/1835m 20s

Ricky Hatton MBE

In the sixth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to former Welterweight and Light Welterweight Champion of the World, Ricky Hatton.Recorded at the Hatton Health and Fitness gym, in his home town of Hyde, Ricky speaks to Clint about growing up on the outskirts of Manchester, his journey to becoming a professional boxer, the struggle he had with depression during his career and why he’ll never move out of Manchester.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/12/1835m 11s

Andy Burnham

In the fifth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon speaks to Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham.Andy talks to Clint about growing up in Merseyside, causing trouble at the football, his love of Manchester music, tackling the city’s homelessness problems and why he loves being a part of Manchester.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/12/1834m 8s

Tony Walsh

In the fourth episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon is joined by Mancunian poet, Tony Walsh.Tony is a world class poet, born and bred in Manchester. Overcoming childhood poverty and illness, his passion for poetry became a full time job and his work has now gone global, most notably This Is The Place, which he read at the vigil the day after the Manchester Arena attack.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/12/1829m 57s

Rowetta

In the third episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon is joined by Rowetta.Mancunian icon and Happy Mondays legend, Rowetta talks to Clint Boon about growing up in Manchester, being a rebel at school, falling in love with Punk, finding her place in the Happy Mondays and why she adores Manchester.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/12/1831m 36s

John Thomson

In the second episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon is joined by John Thomson.Star of stage and screen, most notably as Pete Gifford in the hugely successful television series Cold Feet, John talks about his adoption, growing up in Manchester, finding fame and subsequently struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/11/1835m 46s

Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs

In the first episode of Humans of XS Manchester, Clint Boon is joined by Paul Arthurs, aka Bonehead, founding member of Oasis.Long time friends, Clint speaks to Paul about growing up in the shadow of the city, meeting the Gallagher brothers for the first time, the rise and rise of Oasis, and what Manchester means to him.Don't forget to subscribe to never miss an episode, and follow Humans of XS Manchester on Twitter (@HumansXS), Instagram (@humansofxs) and Facebook (@HumansOfXSManchester) for exclusive content.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/11/1839m 37s
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