This video is the first in a four part series of video interviews with Stoke-on-Trent entertainer Jonny Wilkes, who is starring in this year's Regent Theatre pantomine production of Snow White.
You can read the full interview with him in the October issue of Staffordshire Life, which is out in shops on Thursday, 19th September.
In this video Jonny talks openly about growing up in Stoke-on-Trent and why he loves it so much even now.
Video shot by Martin Elliott.
Look out for the second installment next week, in which he will talk about his career.