XTC Road Stories with Terry Chambers, Allan Jones, Pete Dewhirst and Steve Warren

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What was it like to be on the road with one of the hardest working bands of the late 70s and early 80s? We find out from four veterans of XTC’s touring years: drummer Terry Chambers, journalist Allan Jones and roadies Pete Dewhirst and Steve Warren.

Many thanks to Mike Smith and Steve Manning and the other XTC Convention organisers for making it all possible. You can hear it below on What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast

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About the author

MARK FISHER is a freelance theatre critic and feature writer based in Edinburgh and has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s. He is a theatre critic for The Guardian, a former editor of The List magazine and a frequent contributor to the Scotsman and other publications. He is the co-editor of the play anthology Made in Scotland (1995), and the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (2012) and How to Write About Theatre (2015) – all Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. While at school, he set up the XTC fanzine Limelight, which he republished as The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls (2017). He followed that with What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book (2019). In 2020, he launched What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast.