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The Pie At Night: In Search of the North at Play



Factory, mine and mill. Industry, toil and grime. Its manufacturing roots mean we still see the North of England as a hardworking place. But, more than possibly anywhere else, the North has always known how to get dressed up, take itself out on the town and have a good time. After all, working and playing hard is its specialty, and Stuart Maconie is in search of what, exactly, this entails what it tells us about the North today. Following tip offs and rumour, Stuart takes trip to forgotten…


The Pie At Night

Pub Date : 2015-09-10 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781409033240
ISBN 13 : 1409033244

Factory, mine and mill. Industry, toil and grime. Its manufacturing roots mean we still see the North of England as a hardworking place. But, more than possibly anywhere else, the ..


Cider With Roadies

Pub Date : 2014-09-30 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473502864
ISBN 13 : 1473502861

Cider with Roadies is the true story of a boy's obsessive relationship with pop. A life lived through music from Stuart's audience with the Beatles (aged 3); his confessions as a p..


Pies And Prejudice

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780091930301
ISBN 13 : 0091930308

A Northerner in exile, Stuart Maconie goes on a journey in search of the North, attempting to discover where the clichés end and the truth begins. He travels from Wigan Pier to Bl..


Adventures On The High Teas

Pub Date : 2009-03-05 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781407026985
ISBN 13 : 1407026984

Everyone talks about 'Middle England'. Sometimes they mean something bad, like a lynch mob of Daily Mail readers, and sometimes they mean something good, like a pint of ale in a sl..


Long Road From Jarrow

Pub Date : 2017-07-20 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473527683
ISBN 13 : 1473527686

In the autumn of 1936, some 200 men from the Tyneside town of Jarrow marched 300 miles to London in protest against the destruction of their towns and industries. Precisely 80 year..


Neither Nowt Nor Summat

Pub Date : 2015-06-25 | Author : Ian McMillan | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473503212
ISBN 13 : 1473503213

I’m going to define the essence of this sprawling place as best I can. I’m going to start here, in this village, and radiate out like a ripple in a pond. I don’t want to go t..


The People S Songs

Pub Date : 2013-06-06 | Author : Stuart Maconie | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781409033189
ISBN 13 : 140903318X

These are the songs that we have listened to, laughed to, loved to and laboured to, as well as downed tools and danced to. Covering the last seven decades, Stuart Maconie looks at ..


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