The MancMade Podcast

The MancMade Podcast

By Global Media & Entertainment

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.

Episodes

"Buzzin' Mate" - Matt Bloom

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with Director Matt Bloom about his career, including how he got his big break with Baz Luhrmann.Endless - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orMU3Xl9Joo&hd=1
24/07/2026m 38s

"Fun" - Anthony Fielden

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with chef Anthony Fielden about his career, TNQ and how lockdown has effected the restaurant business.
10/07/2025m 53s

"The Best Place in the World" - Sharon Latham

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with Photographer, Sharon Latham. A cancer survivor, Sharon's career has taken her from photographing non-league football, to touring the world with Noel Gallagher and U2 - here she tells Jack where her career has taken her to so far.
26/06/2026m 34s

"Ambitious & Strong" - Mark Lippman

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with record label owner Mark Lippmann. In this episode, Mark tells Jack how he turned Scruff of the Neck into the Best Small Label at the AIM awards.
19/06/2027m 7s

MancMade Special: George Best - After Hours

We went to the Jolly Angler to record a special episode of The MancMade Podcast, a live performance of John Ludden's George Best: After Hours.Here we chat with John and the actors in the performance before the play in full.
06/09/1955m 23s

Coming Soon! MancMade Special - George Best: After Hours

We went to the Jolly Angler to record a special episode of The MancMade Podcast, a live performance of John Ludden's George Best: After Hours.In this episode we chat with John and the actors in the performance before the play in full. Here's a sneak preview.
30/08/191m 45s

"Mad For It" - Chris Hoyle

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with Actor, Chris Hoyle. Chris' career was hit by scandal on the front pages when he was just a teenager - he tells Jack how he managed to turn the whole thing around.
14/06/1925m 18s

"Different" - John Ludden

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode Jack chats with Author, John Ludden. John's book Once Upon a Time in Naples forms the basis for the new film Diego Maradona - here he shares the story of how that happened.
07/06/1925m 0s

"Epic" - Cheryl Broadfoot

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode, Jack chats with Managing Director of Miss Manchester, Cheryl Broadfoot.
31/05/1929m 12s

"Brilliant" - Simon Naylor

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode, Jack chats with actor, director and the man behind 53Two, Simon Naylor.
24/05/1925m 56s

"Vibrant" - Karina Jadhav

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode, Jack chats with owner of Menagerie, Karina Jadhav.
17/05/1927m 30s

"Slow Paced" - Andy Ellis

Jack Wood presents the podcast that's defining Manchester's DNA(ttitude). Stories with heart, soul & a sense of humour that is typically, uniquely #MancMade.In this episode, Jack chats with star of cult classic This Is England, Andy Ellis.
17/05/1928m 31s

Series 2 Trailer

Manchester is a city full of history, music, sport and incredible stories. Join Jack Wood as he chats to a selection of Manc Made guests who discuss their lives, and how this city shaped them.In series 2, our guests include Andy Ellis, Karina Jadhav and Chris Hoyle, with more to be revealed soon!
07/05/193m 59s

"Circus" - Dave Haslam (Part Two)

In this episode Jack chats to iconic DJ Dave Haslam. Dave is originally from Birmingham but his love for music drew him to Manchester and it’s that same love of music which led to him becoming an integral part of the Music & Nightlife scenes in the city in the 80s and 90s.In this episode we chat more about his time at the Hacienda and how it felt to be in Manchester at a time where it felt like the centre of the universe.
28/12/1824m 43s

"Circus" - Dave Haslam (Part One)

In this episode Jack chats to iconic DJ Dave Haslam. Dave is originally from Birmingham but his love for music drew him to Manchester and it’s that same love of music which led to him becoming an integral part of the Music & Nightlife scenes in the city in the 80s and 90s.In this episode we chat about his arrival in Manchester and also discuss his up and down relationship with Morrissey.
21/12/1821m 41s

"City" - Tom Bloxham

In this episode Jack speaks to property pioneer, Tom Bloxham. Tom is the founder of Urban Splash, setting up the company in 1993, but his business journey started way before then on market stalls.His journey to becoming the chair of a multi-million pound business is incredible.
14/12/1821m 44s

"Sarcastic" - Rowetta

As a part of The Happy Mondays, Rowetta has bucket loads of stories. Growing up in Manchester she absorbed music and went on to become an integral part of one of the cities most iconic bands.In this podcast, she shares her story with Jack and discusses her time entering the women's refuge after fleeing an abusive relationship.
07/12/1825m 25s

"Awesome" - Carl Austin-Behan (Part Two)

The second part of Jack's chat with former Lord Mayor of Manchester, Carl Austin-Behan. We left the chat last time with Carl describing the day he was kicked out of the RAF for being gay. Here, we’ll find out what happened once he left the camp.
30/11/1824m 30s

"Awesome" - Carl Austin-Behan (Part One)

In this episode Jack speaks to former Lord Mayor of Manchester Carl Austin-Behan. Carl was the UK’s first openly gay Lord Mayor, and his story has taken him from Crumpsall, to the RAF, to becoming Mr Gay UK and finally into politics.His story is incredible, and not one to miss out on hearing.
23/11/1824m 33s

"It's Just Mint" - Stacey Copeland

In this episode Jack chats to Female Commonwealth Boxing Champion, Stacey Copeland. Stacey’s sporting journey has taken her from playing football in Yorkshire, to the US, and then into a boxing career that’s seen her become the Commonwealth Champion.
16/11/1826m 42s

"The Smiths" - Lawrence Jones (Part Two)

We left the chat last week with Lawrence describing his horrific experience in the French Alps. In this episode, Lawrence chats about building UKFast into the business it is today, his family and the honour he received from the Queen.
09/11/1822m 15s

"The Smiths" - Lawrence Jones (Part One)

In this episode Jack speaks to Lawrence Jones MBE – the founder and CEO of tech company UKFast. Lawrence’s story is incredible, from growing up in North Wales, making the move to Manchester, near death experiences, and receiving an honour from the Queen.
02/11/1821m 49s

"Beautiful" - Argh Kid

The people of Manchester are what make this city what it is, and we want to shout about it. In this series we'll be speaking to people in business, musicians, politicians and more. We start with a chat with spoken word artist Argh Kid. In this episode he shares stories of growing up in Manchester, teaching kids in Vietnam how to talk Mancunian, and even about the time he shared a stage with Pharrell Williams!
26/10/1824m 28s

Series 1 Trailer

Manchester is a city full of history, music, sport and incredible stories. Join Jack Wood as he chats to a selection of Manc Made guests who discuss their lives, and how this city shaped them.Every week a new episode will be released, and in the first series guests include Argh Kid, Stacey Copeland, Carl Austin-Behan and Lawrence Jones.
08/10/183m 12s
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