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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 very in-depth interviews are interesting and revealing. There's over 100 episodes here:

Episode 216 - Andy Daly

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Published: 7th August 2017.   Length: 79 mins.   Size: 36.9mb

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, discover how playing on Comedy Bang Bang helps develop his characters, find out what makes Andy's wife roll her eyes, and enjoy a wee bit o' blarney...

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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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Aunty Donna. Image shows from L to R: Zachary Ruane, Mark Bonanno, Broden Kelly.

Episode 203 - Aunty Donna

8th May 2017.   75 minutes.

Aunty Donna are a six-man sketch team with specialists in video, sound design and stage direction reinforcing the classic clown family of octopus Statham, wild-eyed loon and wanking sex-monkey. We...

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Russell Brand. Copyright: BBC.

Episode 201 - Russell Brand

14th March 2017.   102 minutes.

Global comedy superstar Russell Brand is studying for a degree, raising a new baby, and assembling a new two-year tour. An Essex boy with cosmic ambition, his art is obsessed...

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Stewart Lee.

Episode 200 - Stewart Lee

6th March 2017.   136 minutes.

One of the most iconoclastic, pioneering and influential comedians in Britain, Stewart Lee has forged his post-punk ideals into a thrillingly funny live act, with the very form at his...

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Paul Chowdhry.

Episode 199 - Paul Chowdhry (Live)

27th February 2017.   82 minutes.

An electrifying live performer, with a casual brutality that has audiences laughing despite themselves, Paul Chowdhry sells far more tickets than his mid-level TV profile might suggest. We talk about...

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Mark Forward.

Episode 198 - Mark Forward

20th February 2017.   105 minutes.

Mark Forward is one of Canada's finest comic exports, with a genuinely off-the-wall approach to his comedy, and the resolve that comes of having retired and come back to the...

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Phil Wang.

Episode 197 - Phil Wang

13th February 2017.   99 minutes.

Phil Wang is a suave dork, a confident nerd, a feminist creep and a very funny young man. We uncover his childhood being hit with sticks in Malaysia, and track...

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Rachel Parris.

Episode 196 - Rachel Parris

6th February 2017.   88 minutes.

Comedian, singer, musician and key member of improvisational powerhouse Austentatious, Rachel Parris revels in undercutting her nice girl image with some tough material. We talk about how audiences listen differently...

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