I started this podcast in 2017. After years of short-lived side hustles - including fence-building, Chinese food delivery driving and charity street fundraising - I was forever struggling to remain financially stable while pursuing a life playing in a touring band.
For most people, trying to turn a hobby into a living is daunting and trivial. One of the biggest questions being ‘how do I keep paying the bills while not succumbing to a full-time job and neglecting your self-started craft?’
I’ve found this conundrum often propels musicians, comedians and other artists of our time into unorthodox jobs working alongside unforgettable characters.
As arts funding in the UK has all but vanished, how have the brains behind our entertainment survived?
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