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Reading and Leeds 2018: SWMRS

Backstage at Reading and Leeds 2018 with SWMRS. Chatting guitar riffs and strange European gigs.

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talkRADIO: Is It Time to Ban Fur?

Parliament is debating a total ban on the imports of fur in the US, with animals being routinely abused and mistreated around the world. I spoke to Ben Williamson from PETA USA to find out what exactly happens to the animal victims…

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talkRADIO: The Model Bitten by a Shark

People go to great lengths to get the perfect Instagram picture. But model Katarina Zarutskie took it to a whole new level – and endured a shark bite. I spoke to her about the ordeal on talkRADIO

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By darrylmorris

talkRADIO: The Human Cost of Donald Trump

As the Trump carnival whipped around the world – including stops at Nato, in Russia and here in the UK – a video emerged from the USA depicting the real cost of the President’s toxic rhetoric – real, human lives being destroyed… listen below, from talkRADIO….

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talkRADIO: What Can Theresa May Learn From Gareth Southgate?

I think we’re all agreed, the real winner of the World Cup 2018 is (Sir) Gareth Southgate. Leading his nation to their best tournament performance in a generation – he also brought a country together, and gave us something to distract from the chaos of the Brexit disaster. Not quite

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By darrylmorris

BBC Radio 5Live – Back Row

I joined Phil Williams to tackle the big entertainment stories of the week on BBC Radio 5Live. On the agenda: new music from The 1975, more Oasis reunion hype, Virgin dumping UKTV and an old David Bowie recording.

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Column: The New Job

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post… It is Friday and I am having my hair cut. Friday is my day off. Or, it was. Now Monday is my day off too. And Thursday. And Tuesday. And all the other days in-between. A recent departure from my evening

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Column: The Party

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post. I am at a party and I don’t know anyone. It’s my friend Tom’s 40th and after the shattering grief of realising I have friends turning 40, I calm myself enough to attend his soirée. We arrive at the fashionably late

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Backstage at MixTape

The Royal Exchange is hosting a kick ass new production about one of Manchester’s most iconic exports – it’s legendary music scene. I went backstage with the team at MCR Live to check it out… We headed down to @rxtheatre with @darrylmorris to go behind the scenes of their MIXTAPE

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The Liam Payne and Shawn Mendes Bromace is Real

Liam Payne dropped by my show for a chat about his new song and hanging out with Shawn Mendes.  

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By darrylmorris