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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. The people of Manchester have stories that need to be heard.

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. The people of Manchester have stories that need to be heard.
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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. The people of Manchester have stories that need to be heard.

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English


Episodes

Episode 10: "Circus" - Dave Haslam (Part Two)

12/27/2018
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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.

Duration:00:24:41

Episode 9: "Circus" - Dave Haslam (Part One)

12/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:40

Episode 8: "City" - Tom Bloxham

12/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:43

Episode 7: "Sarcastic" - Rowetta

12/6/2018
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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.

Duration:00:25:24

Episode 6: "Awesome" - Carl Austin-Behan (Part Two)

11/29/2018
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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.

Duration:00:24:29

Episode 5: "Awesome" - Carl Austin-Behan (Part One)

11/22/2018
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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.

Duration:00:24:32

Episode 4: "It's Just Mint" - Stacey Copeland

11/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:26:41

Episode 3: "The Smiths" - Lawrence Jones (Part Two)

11/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:22:14

Episode 2: "The Smiths" - Lawrence Jones (Part One)

11/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:48

Episode 1: "Beautiful" - Argh Kid

10/25/2018
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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!

Duration:00:24:27

Trailer

10/8/2018
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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.

Duration:00:03:11