Join Stuart Maconie as he clock off in the north of England
Stuart Maconie is a writer, broadcaster and journalist familiar to millions from his work in print, on radio and on TV. His previous bestsellers have included Cider with Roadies, Pies and Prejudice and Adventures on the High Teas, and he currently hosts the afternoon show on BBC 6music with Mark Radcliffe as well as weekly show The Freak Zone. Based in the cities of Birmingham and Manchester, he can also often be spotted on top of a mountain in the Lake District with a Thermos flask and individual pork pie.
Maconie's enjoyment ... is obvious, and he makes it just as
enjoyable for his readers * Daily Mail *
Maconie's engaging, conversational prose is full of telling detail, jokes and deft quotation ... [he has a] rare ability to convey the sense of people having a really good time' * Telegraph *
His engaging, conversational prose is full of telling detail, terrific jokes and unfailingly deft quotation * Daily Telegraph *
History and politics are lightly woven through this account of a changing society, told with Maconie's typical gusto * New Statesman *
Maconie's latest love letter to the North of England...is infectious, enlivened by terrific jokes * Radar Magazine, Sunday Telegraph *