Jen Brister - Alan Turing Memorial / Frankies Toastie Bar
Your Tour Guide is the bloody awesome Jen Brister. Join Jen and your host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they take you on a trip to one of the UK's only 'old skool' toastie restaurants situated in the centre of Manchester. Here they sample some of the oddest things to put between two slices of dirty white bread. After lunch, join the pair as they pay tribute to Alan Turing and visit his memorial in Sackville Gardens; discover more about one of the most...
Toby Hadoke - Hat Works
Toby Hadoke, comedian, comedy club owner, writer and actor, is your Tour Guide for this episode. Join Toby and your host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they take you to Hat Works, the beacon of the Stockport skyline and one of the only museums in the world dedicated to the once thriving, hatting industry. Discover how hats went from rabbit to head and listen out for Toby who gets reunited with his very, first hat. The tour also includes why museums are a safe...
Daliso Chaponda - The John Rylands Library
Your Tour Guide is the brilliant award-winning writer, stand-up comedian and Britain's Got Talent finalist - Daliso Chaponda. Join Daliso and your host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they take you on a trip to the magical, Hogwarts-esq John Rylands Library; one of Manchester's best kept secrets. Discover the grand gesture behind this magnificent building, what goes on in the basement, far below the streets of Manchester and where that booky smell really comes...
Allyson June Smith - Pie in Wigan
Your Tour Guide for this episode is the wonderful stand-up comedian Allyson June Smith, who visits Wigan in search of the best pie. Join Allyson and podcast host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they head to a town synonymous with the meaty, pastry delights and discover why Wigan is the pie capital of the world.They hook up with Martin Tarbuck, a bonafide pie expert, who takes Allyson and Vic to sample the best pie Wigan has to offer. Includes a bumpy train ride,...
Christian Reilly - Cloud 23 / Beetham Tower
Your Tour Guide for this episode is the delightful Christian Reilly, who's a comedian of the musical persuasion. He's visiting Cloud 23, that sits half way up Manchester's iconic and massive Beetham Tower. Join Christian and podcast host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they bask in possibly the best weather the city has to offer, take in some breathtaking views, get serious about economics, do some really awful impressions of the announcer guy from the X-Factor...
Hayley Ellis - The Washhouse
Your Tour Guide for this episode is the blumming lovely Hayley Ellis - a writer and stand-up comedian, who visits The Washhouse, one of Manchester's most secretive drinking dens and is disguised as somewhere to wash your undies. Join Hayley and podcast host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they roam the streets of Manchester in search of a launderette with a dirty secret and drink some of the most innovative, delicious and bizarre cocktails ever - like, we're...
Katie Mulgrew - The Elizabeth Gaskell House
Tourist is an alternative tourist guide with the world's funniest people. Your very first Tour Guide is the fabulous award-winning writer and stand-up comedian Katie Mulgrew, visiting The Elizabeth Gaskell House, named after the Victorian author who used to live there and whose novels include Cranford and North and South - which you might have seen on'telly. Join Katie and podcast host Vic Elizabeth Turnbull for a travel guide like no other, as they explore the recently done-up Victorian...