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Comedy podcasts round-up 1: from home and abroad

Podcasts have got many of us through 2020, starved as we have been for most of it of live comedy to leave the house to see. Here's a selection of some of the best; they are available on all podcast platforms unless stated.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 7th December 2020

Have I Got News For You documentary to celebrate 30 years

Have I Got News For You is to mark its 30th anniversary with a commemorative documentary. Have I Got 30 Years For You will be broadcast on BBC One over the festive period.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd November 2020

My culture fix: Alexander Armstrong

The actor and television presenter lets us into his cultural life.

The Times, 4th July 2020

Armstrong and Miller revive their Timeghost podcast

Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller have reunited to relaunch a comedy podcast.The pair have not collaborated on a major project for more than a decade.

Chortle, 20th May 2020

Hat Trick launches podcast division

Kicks off with Armstrong and Miller commission.

Max Goldbart, Broadcast, 19th May 2020

Interview: Alexander Armstrong brings comedy tour north

Renaissance man is a title that sits very comfortably on Alexander Armstrong's shoulders. Nothing seems to be beyond his capabilities, with the performing enjoying successful careers in acting, singing and presenting. But now, in news that will delight his legions of fans up and down the country, he is returning to his first love - live comedy. Armstrong will be coming to a Darlington Hippodrome with his new stand-up show "All Mouth and Some Trousers."

Tracey Dowson, The Northern Echo, 13th October 2019

The host reviews the best bits from four series of his Big Show. Ed Balls, Alexander Armstrong and Carol Vorderman recall playing Celeb Send to All and Gino D'Acampo relives finding McIntyre in his bedroom on Midnight Gameshow. Plus a musical number from Unexpected Star Anush Hydros.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 19th January 2019

It says much for the fuzzy nostalgia surrounding Dad's Army that this is the third of four retrospective docs to mark the sitcom's 50th anniversary. This time, Alexander Armstrong goes behind the scenes and learns how the lovably pompous Arthur Lowe had much in common with Captain Mainwaring.

Jonathan Wright, The Guardian, 20th November 2018