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Stephen Nolan: 'It's part of my job to challenge people who refuse to wear a mask'

In the final part of our exclusive interview, the broadcaster talks about mum Audrey, that Covid mask row, wages, weight issues and audience figures

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Stephen Nolan in the grounds of Stormont

Stephen Nolan in the grounds of Stormont

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Stephen Nolan in the grounds of Stormont

By turns exasperated, incredulous and outraged, Stephen Nolan has persistently interrogated those flouting coronavirus regulations - even bringing a rare moment of levity to the crisis by hoicking up his jeans as he pursued non-mask wearers across a garage forecourt on his TV show.

At times the pandemic has seemed very personal for Nolan, and not only because he's had to forgo his 12-weeks-a-year Stateside and stay behind the mic, either working from his luxury home overlooking Strangford Lough or in the studio in Belfast.