129 episodes

Comedians Ian Smith and Amy Gledhill – two Northerners living in London – are on a mission to find the juiciest stories from their hometowns and beyond. Join them each week as they scour the local rags of the North to find the stories you didn’t know you needed to know. 
 
Do you have news from the North? Found a story in your local paper? Email it to Ian and Amy at northernnewspod@gmail.com 
 
Want extra episodes? Bonus content? Videos? Join us on Patreon at patreon.com/NorthernNews 
 
Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast 
 
Produced by Plosive. 
 
Artwork by Welcome Studio. 
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Northern News Extra! Extra!

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

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Comedians Ian Smith and Amy Gledhill – two Northerners living in London – are on a mission to find the juiciest stories from their hometowns and beyond. Join them each week as they scour the local rags of the North to find the stories you didn’t know you needed to know. 
 
Do you have news from the North? Found a story in your local paper? Email it to Ian and Amy at northernnewspod@gmail.com 
 
Want extra episodes? Bonus content? Videos? Join us on Patreon at patreon.com/NorthernNews 
 
Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast 
 
Produced by Plosive. 
 
Artwork by Welcome Studio. 
Get bonus content on Patreon
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Daniel Bedingfield Debrief (Patreon Teaser)

    Daniel Bedingfield Debrief (Patreon Teaser)

    Ian and Amy went to go see Daniel Bedingfield live at The London Palladium.
    To listen to the full episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.
    Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    And follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 3 min
    We're Gonna Gunge Grandad (with guest correspondent Alex Kealy)

    We're Gonna Gunge Grandad (with guest correspondent Alex Kealy)

    Ian and Amy find the weirdest stories from up North. Headlines this week include Humber Rescue service reaching their 3000th call-out, and some very unusual funeral wreaths.
    Featuring guest correspondent, comedian Alex Kealy.
    Alex is heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his new show 'The Fear'. For tickets head to edfringe.com.
    Northern News are touring t'north! Amy and Ian will be reporting live from Manchester, Hull, Leeds and Sheffield from 23-28 June 2024. For tickets head to plosive.co.uk.
    Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...
    Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    And follow Alex on Twitter and Instagram @alexkealy
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 46 min
    Confessions of a Northerner (Patreon Teaser)

    Confessions of a Northerner (Patreon Teaser)

    Ian and Amy 'fess up about the Northern things they secretly hate.
    To listen to the full episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.
    Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    And follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 3 min
    Mutton Bustin' (with guest correspondent Kemah Bob)

    Mutton Bustin' (with guest correspondent Kemah Bob)

    Our two favourite northerners living down south are catching up on the news from home. Top stories this week include a mysterious fog around a village near Huddersfield, and a man in Knaresborough who's had a very heavy weekend.
    Featuring guest correspondent, comedian Kemah Bob.
    Kemah is heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with their debut hour 'Miss Fortunate'. For tickets head to edfringe.com.
    Northern News are touring t'north! Amy and Ian will be reporting live from Manchester, Hull, Leeds and Sheffield from 23-28 June 2024. For tickets head to plosive.co.uk.
    Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...
    Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    And follow Kemah on Twitter and Instagram @kemahbob
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 44 min
    Northern News Postbag Special 2 (Patreon Teaser)

    Northern News Postbag Special 2 (Patreon Teaser)

    Amy and Ian sift through the Northern News postbag and read messages from listeners.
    To listen to the full episode and for WEEKLY bonus content, videos, BTS bits, extra guest stories, live show discount codes and more, sign up to the Yer Don't Get Owt Fer Nowt! tier on Patreon at patreon.com/northernnews.
    Want your message read out on the podcast, or got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    And follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 3 min
    I Would Buy the Balls (with guest correspondent Josh Widdicombe)

    I Would Buy the Balls (with guest correspondent Josh Widdicombe)

    Ian and Amy keep up with the news up North. Headlines this week include the opening of a new Groucho Club in Yorkshire, and man on horse and cart who is refused a bargain bucket.
    Featuring guest correspondent, Josh Widdicombe.
    Watch Josh and friend-of-the-pod Nish Kumar in Series 2 of 'Hold the Front Page', available to watch now on Sky or nowtv.com.
    Northern News are touring t'north! Amy and Ian will be reporting live from Manchester, Hull, Leeds and Sheffield from 23-28 June 2024. For tickets head to plosive.co.uk.
    Want Extra! Extra! content? Join our Patreon for weekly bonus episodes, videos, live show discount codes, BTS clips and more...
    Got a juicy story from t'North? Email it to northernnewspod@gmail.com.
    Follow Northern News on Twitter @NorthernNewsPod and Instagram @NorthernNewsPodcast
    And follow Josh on Instagram @josh_widdicombe
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio.
    Photography by Jonathan Birch.
    Get bonus content on Patreon
    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Nazzanazzafree ,

An absolute balm

I grew up in the North, then moved south, then moved to California and lost all legitimate claim to Northern-ness. Listening to Ian & Amy feels like an absolute balm as I am driving to work on the freeway. They make me forget about the Cali sunshine entirely! Seriously though they’re a delight. Thanks for all the hard work you do rehabilitating former northerners!

hmerino13 ,

Looooooooove this podcast!

I’m not from The North. I’m not even from the UK. I live in Austin,Texas. Doesn’t matter. Northern News is a FAVORITE of mine. It’s one of the podcasts I most look forward to dropping. I’ve even signed up to their Patreon just to say “thanks” for the consistent belly laughs.

Anja_ch ,

Love this podcast!

Amy and Ian are both so fun and hilarious. It feels like spending time with good (much funnier than average🤣) friends! Northern News always brightens my day. Keep up the great work!

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