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 340 - Pope Lonergan

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Published: 22nd May 2020.   Length: 79 mins.

An intriguing and invigorating NonComPod this week with comedian, care home assistant and indeed care home comedian Pope Lonergan. Impressively erudite, Pope has been addicted to drugs as well as to reading about the Hawaiian judicial system; we discuss his lifelong search for transcendence, whether drug-fuelled revelations of great artists count, and how to inhabit the present.

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10th April 2020.   76 minutes.

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Robby Collins.

Episode 334 - Robby Collins

2nd April 2020.   83 minutes.

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20th March 2020.   68 minutes.

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Janey Godley.

Episode 331 - Janey Godley

13th March 2020.   80 minutes.

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Episode 329 - Eshaan Akbar

28th February 2020.   85 minutes.

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Seann Walsh.

Episode 328 - Seann Walsh

21st February 2020.   76 minutes.

Seann Walsh is an extraordinary observational comic, with a phenomenal talent for getting to the heart of the funny in the most everyday topics, and enlivening a routine with act-outs....

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Episode 327 - Matt Winning

13th February 2020.   74 minutes.

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6th February 2020.   70 minutes.

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Ninia Benjamin.

Episode 325 - Ninia Benjamin

31st January 2020.   84 minutes.

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Episode 324 - Jamali Maddix

23rd January 2020.   58 minutes.

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Episode 323 - John Kearns

16th January 2020.   73 minutes.

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Episode 322 - Tom Basden

7th January 2020.   53 minutes.

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