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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 200 episodes.

Episode 247 - Ben Target

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Published: 21st May 2018.   Length: 83 mins.   Size: 76.6mb

Considering oneself 'an artist who works in the field of comedy' is the starting point for a fascinating re-framing of the whole goddamn thing, in this conversation with the wonderfully funny, curious, and extraordinarily inventive Ben Target. We discover a shared inspiration in an Argentinian circus, explore Ben's holistic approach to theatre-in-the-round, and find out why minor authority figures are inherently funny...

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Anne Edmonds.

Episode 246 - Anne Edmonds

14th May 2018.   64 minutes.

Recorded in 2017, this episode refers to Anne's previous Barry nomination and not her most recent one, which might hint at the kind of quality of comic we've got here......

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Ron White.

Episode 245 - Ron White (Live)

30th April 2018.   60 minutes.

One of the most recognisable faces of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Ron 'Tater Salad' White is adored by fans of his caustic wit and everyday calls-it-like-he-sees-it Texan charm. We...

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Tez Ilyas.

Episode 244 - Tez Ilyas

23rd April 2018.   80 minutes.

Very funny, amazingly watchable, and offering genuine insight into his personal and social politics, Tez Ilyas is a Northern, working-class, muslim comic capable of going all the way. Exceptionally frank...

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Beth Stelling.

Episode 243 - Beth Stelling

16th April 2018.   66 minutes.

Her laid-back style masking a sly wit that rewards your full attention, Beth Stelling is an indomitable comic force. Live at SXSW, we discuss risk and reward with regard to...

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Jeremy Dyson.

Episode 241 - Jeremy Dyson

3rd April 2018.   48 minutes.

Celebrating the release of hilarious and terrifying new movie Ghost Stories, Jeremy Dyson talk to Stu about the myriad connections between comedy and horror... Best known as the invisible fourth...

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Episode 240 - Andy Nyman

2nd April 2018.   57 minutes.

Celebrating the release of hilarious and terrifying new movie Ghost Stories, co-creator Andy Nyman talks to Stu about the myriad connections between comedy and horror... Now known primarily for his...

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James Davis.

Episode 239 - James Davis

26th March 2018.   81 minutes.

James Davis' star is in the ascendant. In this live special episode from South By South West in Austin Texas, we discuss how the 'Hood Adjacent' comic keeps his material...

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Maeve Higgins.

Episode 238 - Maeve Higgins

19th March 2018.   77 minutes.

Marvellous Maeve Higgins has an apparently meandering style that conceals some seismic punchlines. Now resident in the US, she reveals how running a comedy workshop in Iraq and podcasting with...

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Olawale Gbaja Biamila.

Episode 237 - Ola The Comedian

14th March 2018.   111 minutes.

Provocative, disarmingly frank and very funny, Ola is an emphatic voice in British comedy. As well as getting into the nitty-gritty of his creativity, we discuss Ola's faith as the...

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Julio Torres.

Episode 236 - Julio Torres

8th March 2018.   88 minutes.

An astonishingly original and creative approach to comedy finds El Salvadoran American 'space prince' and SNL writer Julio Torres describing his favourite shapes to an audience, at some length. One...

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Anna Mann. Colin Hoult. Copyright: Ed Moore.

Episode 235 - Colin Hoult

26th February 2018.   119 minutes.

Colin's sublime creation Anna Mann is a faded actress (little ripple of recognition?) on a mission to fight the fascists! But she is only the tip of phenomenally creative and...

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Episode 231 - Jess Robinson

19th December 2017.   98 minutes.

Jess 'Mighty Voice' Robinson is a phenomenal vocalist and impressionist, who has her audiences in tears of bliss as well as laughter. We talk about her experience on Britain's Got...

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Dane Baptiste.

Episode 230 - Dane Baptiste

12th December 2017.   114 minutes.

Dane Baptiste is raising the bar for articulate, socially-conscious stand-up, and pulls no intellectual punches in this conversation, which takes in chakras, Arthur Maslow's hierarchy of needs and transcendental perception......

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Howard Read.

Episode 228 - Howard Read

28th November 2017.   101 minutes.

Uniquely funny and inventive stand-up Howard Read has recently been performing a double-act with an animated cartoon child version of himself. We discuss the madness behind his method, explore the...

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