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Episode 223 - Jo Caulfield

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Published: 10th October 2017.   Length: 86 mins.   Size: 39.7mb

Is there such a thing as warm malice? One of the UK's classiest comics, Jo Caulfield wields spite like a glittering scalpel, to hilarious effect. We talk about her evolving relationship to her audience, discover the holy grail of TV warm-up, and consider changing the names to protect the innocent...

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Joe DeRosa.

Episode 222 - Joe DeRosa

3rd October 2017.   95 minutes.

In this 'lost' episode recorded in Edinburgh in 2016, Joe DeRosa peels back the layers of his hilariously disgruntled stand-up about anxiety, therapy and suicide. He rails against comedy being...

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Sasheer Zamata.

Episode 220 - Sasheer Zamata

18th September 2017.   75 minutes.

Former SNL cast-member Sasheer is a phenomenally accomplished stand-up and comic actor, as well as a celebrity ambassador for the ACLU. At Just For Laughs Montreal, we discuss the confidence...

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Samir Khullar.

Episode 219 - Sugar Sammy

11th September 2017.   64 minutes.

Montreal's biggest comedy export, Sugar Sammy is a textbook example of a comic who made it happen all by himself. We discuss the cultural currents involved with his ability to...

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Liza Treyger.

Episode 218 - Liza Treyger

4th September 2017.   72 minutes.

Possessed of an inordinate self-belief, Liza Treyger is one of the sharpest, funniest comics ever to not give a shit what you think of her. Named one of Variety's Ten...

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W Kamau Bell.

Episode 217 - W Kamau Bell (Live)

27th August 2017.   67 minutes.

Comedy powerhouse Kamau finds time in-between podcasting, writing, and hosting the Emmy Award nominated United Shades of America on CNN, to produce deliriously funny sociopolitical stand-up. We talk about swerving...

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Andy Daly.

Episode 216 - Andy Daly

7th August 2017.   79 minutes.

A phenomenally accomplished comic improviser and character comedian, Andy Daly revels in revealing the blackly comic internal lives of his creations. We talk about his show Review With Forrest McNeil,...

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Ivan Aristigueta.

Episode 215 - Ivan Aristeguieta

31st July 2017.   68 minutes.

Venezuelan Ivan is a comic powerhouse, with an intensely scientific approach underpinning his sensual performance. Self-taught by translating classic routines into Spanish, he's achieved a genuine mastery of the ingredients...

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Nick Cody.

Episode 214 - Nick Cody

26th July 2017.   89 minutes.

A globe-trotting man-bear with a fiery beard and a heart of gold, Nick Cody becomes the audience's best friend on sight, but doesn't skimp on big-hitting routines. We talk about...

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Simon Munnery.

Episode 213 - Simon Munnery

17th July 2017.   80 minutes.

Responsible for some of the funniest and most intelligent one-liners in the world, Simon Munnery has a brain like none other. Rarely will you find another comic so enthralled by...

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Orlando Baxter.

Episode 212 - Orlando Baxter

10th July 2017.   87 minutes.

A bright young thing of the Boston comedy scene, Orlando Baxter conceals a sharp wit beneath a laidback persona. We talk about college gigs, Set-List, and why Americans ostentatiously carry...

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Pippa Evans.

Episode 210 - Pippa Evans

27th June 2017.   114 minutes.

Inbetween appearing in Olivier Award-winning improvised musical Showstopper! and co-founding the 'radically inclusive global movement' Sunday Assembly, Pippa Evans is a poly-performative stand-up, singer and actress. We talk about what...

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Ed Gamble.

Episode 209 - Ed Gamble (Live)

20th June 2017.   74 minutes.

Clean-cut to within an inch of his life, spunky Ed Gamble is a deft young comic who attributes his burgeoning success to being in the right place at the right...

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Jo Brand.

Episode 208 - Jo Brand (Live)

12th June 2017.   77 minutes.

Since the 1980s Jo Brand has been synonymous with the best of British comedy, rising to the top of the industry at a time when female comics were outnumbered sixteen...

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Tom Ballard.

Episode 207 - Tom Ballard

5th June 2017.   90 minutes.

Multiple award-botherer Tom is well-read, politically-conscious and adept at turning argument into meaningful comedy. He's also really aggravatingly young and funny and successful. We discuss his politicisation, his approach to...

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Rhys Nicholson.

Episode 205 - Rhys Nicholson

22nd May 2017.   85 minutes.

Immaculate in appearance, delivery and hit-rate, Rhys Nicholson is a perfectly-balanced cocktail of a comedian. We discuss the relationship between his face, his 'face' and the world of drag, and...

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Episode 203 - Aunty Donna

8th May 2017.   75 minutes.

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