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  1. Listening to their walking tours sent shivers down my spine. It’s British psychogeography of a sort that Graham Swift or Peter Ackroyd would be proud to have successfully conveyed through the medium of the modern novel; yet it’s delivered by two Northerners who adopt bluffness as a sort of shield around their actually rather quietly erudite learning – Maconie for one taught sociology before getting his big NME break – delivered to an audience of millions who see it rightly as smashing entertainment and lap it up.

    I’d like to think that Reith would be very impressed by what they do. I certainly am.

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