one life wing it

Musings from Mark and Jo as they take a different subject every week and bring you stories from it.
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Apr 17, 2017

We meet up with legendary country star Dylan Williams in Nashville to talk about rubbish (garbage) and journey from Atlanta to Tennessee.

Is America Fat?

How Irish can a bar be?

Walmart V Aldi 


Mark, Jo, Dylan

The New, New Avengers.

Apr 15, 2017

Whilst travelling through Arkansas we run into a very special service, held to celebrate those firefighters lost "watching our backs"

The Memorial for firefighters in Arkansas. 


News from the case HERE

Dedicated to the World's firefighters.

Mar 19, 2017

The Queen is famous, really famous.  This week we jump on the back of popular culture when we take a look at the royal family.  Hear about the time I slipped one of them a brown envelope containing 500 quid. And the time I trumped at Lady Di's wedding and followed through.  Joanne gives her insight into Princess Margaret.  


Mar 7, 2017

When Mark was growing up in the entertainment business he would give my time freely to learn his trade.  It seems most of today's young actors don't want to put a shift in.  We need to reinvent our theatre and we need to do it now.  

New haircut

Feb 28, 2017

When I was 8 Lynette from round the corner sat in our kitchen for 2 hours crying about Elvis' death.  Turns out Elvis wasn't their dog he was a bloke from Memphis. 

Joanne shitting it about an internal search by customs.  

30 minutes you'll never get back .


Do Not Enter


Feb 23, 2017

Joanne and Mark talk kids, parents and always feeling guilty about being not very good at it.  


Jan 31, 2017

In this episode Foxy bites and Mark shuts up.   T2 - Facebook, Twitter and all social media snuffed.  Will Foxy delete her account live on the mic?  And did Mark find his ex girlfriends on Friends Reunited?  


Stop now, please.

Jan 26, 2017

I was on my way home at midnight, when I saw 2 shadows disappear down the dark alley at the side of my flat.  


Jan 5, 2017

Today Foxy and Mark talk about reviewgate (our last podcast Ep 15).  We wonder about weddings and whether Foxy will wear a Princess costume?  And our holiday begins so we try and make you all jealous.

Jan 2, 2017
In 2016 our annual Children's Christmas show was Pinocchio. 1000's of families love our shows and over 10 years we have grown out of 4 venues across Manchester and the North West. Without sour grapes we look at our 2 poor reviews and ask the question...What are your qualifications to review professional theatre? Also, Christmas telly, Wedding bells and Tenerife.
Sep 28, 2016

Mark & Jo (Foxy Wharton) talk about their live in the slow lane.  Ghost stories, star wars and a trip to the US make up a sizable chunk of conversation. 


Jul 18, 2016

My dad left me when I was 10, when I say left me I don’t mean to live in a bedsit like many of the other dads on our council estate, I mean he left me.

Jul 16, 2016

The man who won a fortune. 



Jun 28, 2016
Joanne worked in a Cafe and Mark washed Mr. Goodwins' car.
Jun 28, 2016
This week Mark and Joanne (Foxy Wharton) have been on their hols to the lake district.  After meeting Beatrix Potter in the pub they decide to buy a house in Rawtenstall (Rottenstall).
Jun 7, 2016

Joanne worked in a Cafe and Mark washed Mr. Goodwins' car.  

Jun 5, 2016

This week Mark and Joanne (Foxy Wharton) have been on their hols to the lake district.  After meeting Beatrix Potter in the pub they decide to buy a house in Rawtenstall (Rottenstall).



May 3, 2016
Jo and Mark had nowhere to live.  We meet Terry a homeless person in Burnley Lancashire who explains how hard it is living on the edge of society.
May 3, 2016
  What happened to hitchhiking? Mark has travelled miles to and from London for free in the 90’s but now is everyone too scared?
May 3, 2016
20 years ago I helped a friend make a film. We had £250 budget, but he managed to talk some of the biggest stars to take part. Michael Sheen, Mark Benton, Michael Elphick are a few names I remember. Listen to Julian tell the tale of how he did it.
May 3, 2016
A chat about drugs, legal and otherwise.
May 3, 2016
Mark wrote a play in 2003 about a couple of burglars, here Mark Whiteley and Daniel Hoffmann-Gill discuss the play and the journey they went on in the beginning.
May 3, 2016
Mark needed publicity for a show in Edinburgh festival.  He came up with a story that wouldn't go away.  Hear how he conned the BBC, ITV and many high profile organisations.
May 3, 2016
Have you ever had weird and wonderful times at a festival, we have.  Listen to when Mark met Jesus and when Jo gate crashed Nile Rodgers Chic.
May 3, 2016
This episode is all about names, forgetting names, not naming things and getting names wrong.  We like stories.