43 episodes

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.

Humans of XS Manchester Humans of XS Manchester

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

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.

    Dave Scott

    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.


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    Stay safe and look after each other Manchester.
     
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    • 46 min
    Vernon Kay

    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!


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    • 44 min
    Maxine Peake

    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!


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    • 37 min
    Ben Taylor

    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.


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    • 23 min
    Emma Jane Unsworth

    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.


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    • 39 min
    Jonny Brown

    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.


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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Keep making it ,

Really enjoying this Podcast!

Clint is such a great interviewer. Great guests, some of the best and brightest to have come from or been involved with Manchester. Fantastic stuff.

kingynyc ,

Top Podcast

Great podcast with interviews straight from the heart by the legend that is Clint Boon. Authentic, Informative and Enjoyable. A must listen for anyone who has ever lived or loved all things Manchester.

ChampSUSC ,

Humility and the working class Humans of XS Manchester

It’s no doubt Clint Boon has again created content with love, spirit and class. These thoughtful provoking interviews have given the listener a pause, a mindful moment in time to pay homage to Manchester’s homegrown icons. When one thinks Boonarmy it may come to surprise of many folk how Clint always approaches interviews. Clint Boon’s devoted love to his city is just infectious and this is another brilliant amazing series which continues to inspire the listeners every day. Cheers Clint! #boonarmyboston

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