James Mullinger (interviewed live by Jon Tattrie)

James Mullinger (interviewed live by Jon Tattrie)

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In the final episode of the third season of Mullinger Meets Canadians, Jon Tattrie interviews your host live on stage att Halifax Central Library about his newly published memoir Brit Happens – Living The Canadian Dream!

James is an award-winning British comedian and the co-founder of [EDIT] magazine. He spent fifteen years at GQ before moving to Canada. He has appeared on CBC’s The Debaters, at theatres across the country, and in stand-up specials and movies. Brit Happens is his first book. Mullinger wrote a feature film about his life The Comedian’s Guide to Survival, starring British actor James Buckley. He has been nominated for a Just for Laughs Best Comedy Show Award and Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Live Show and Best Filmed Live Performance.

Jon Tattrie is an award-winning author and multi-media journalist who has written about Nova Scotia history for Lonely Planet, Canadian Geographic, Reader’s Digest, The Globe and Mail, CBC and many other outlets. He is the author of eight books, including Peace By Chocolate, Daniel Paul: Mi'kmaq Elder and Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax. He's a CBC journalist and holds a master's degree in writing from the University of King's College. All are award-winning regional best-sellers. His next book Sword and Soul will be published in 2024.

To make it special, we also invited 300 people to join James, Jon and Sarah from Podstarter in Paul O’Regan Hall at the architectural marvel that is the Halifax Central Library to discuss James’ eight years in Canada, the writing and publication of his memoir Brit Happens, childhood trauma, becoming a Canadian, writing comedy and much, much more.

Special thanks to everyone at the Halifax Central Library and at Goose Lane Editions.

Order Jon’s books from jontattrie.ca
And follow him on Twitter @jontattrie

Follow James on Twitter and Instagram: @jamesmullinger
Follow James on YouTube: www.youtube.com/jamesmullingercomedian

James Mullinger’s memoir Brit Happens is available from books stores across the country or online from the Chapters Indigo website or from www.gooselane.com/brithappens

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