The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

Stuart Goldsmith talks to fellow stand-up comedians about how they create funny stuff and manage their career. These in-depth interviews are interesting and frequently revealing. There are now well over 300 episodes.

Episode 359 - Aunty Donna (return)

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Published: 24th December 2020.   Length: 62 mins.

Zach, Mark and Broden return to the podcast on one of the last stops of the campaign trail for their new Netflix special Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House Of Fun. It's an extraordinary achievement, as they bring exactly what's brilliant about their live work to the TV, and it will have you breathless with laughter. Purveyors of, in the words of one ComCom fan, 'Dubstep Python', they reveal all about the first edit of the show where no one laughed, choosing authenticity over perfection, why none of the context matters, and how they managed to make a TV show without compromising on anything.

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