Michael Smiley featured on an eponymously named series on the BBC, 'Michael Smiley - Something to Ride Home About.' On that series Michael Smiley embarks on a cycle tour of Northern Ireland. In the first episode he meets the Northern Ireland political cartoonist and Penny Farthing rider, Ian Knox.
Below are a full selection of images from the episode that first aired on April 21 2014, including an Ian Knox cartoon of Michael Smiley. Slideshow of Ian Knox riding his Penny Farthing here.
Earlier posts on Ian Knox. Ian Knox speaking with the Detail here. My blog post on Ian Knox's cartoons of loyalists and republicans, here. Ian Knox and I drawing together in the Black Box, Belfast in 2013 here. Ian Knox and I drawing at McHugh's, Belfast here. My coverage of Ian Knox's December 2013 exhibition, 'Lifelines and Deadlines' here. A selection of photos of Ian Knox at work here. Slideshow of Ian Knox riding his Penny Farthing here. My article here on why an Ian Knox prize to encourage satire and political cartooning like the Herb Block foundation in America which rewards and encourages future talent.