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:
28th November 2012. 66 minutes.
Eddie Pepitone is a truly mesmerising comic's comic, and subject of documentary The Bitter Buddha. He unearths howling cosmic pain in the most mundane of places. In this live show,...
19th November 2012. 56 minutes.
Hannibal Buress was described by Chris Rock as “the funniest young comic I've seen in years”. In this Edinburgh Fringe show he talks to us about working on Saturday Night...
6th November 2012. 72 minutes.
Mark Maier has 25 years' experience of tickling ribs and strangers, in the US and the UK. He discusses writing in a workshop format, and the relationship between script and...
1st November 2012. 60 minutes.
Alan Davies is best known in the UK as a panellist on QI and as the star of Jonathan Creek, but he's recently returned to his roots as a superb...
22nd October 2012. 64 minutes.
Josh Widdicombe is a rising star on the UK circuit, with a host of competition wins and nominations to his name. He's also a champion of pure observational comedy, and...
16th October 2012. 71 minutes.
Celia Pacquola likes to imagine dying in the arms of people she's only just met. A gifted storyteller with an effervescent charm, she discusses how to mine different...
10th October 2012. 56 minutes.
Fred MacAulay was the first Scot to MC The Comedy Store, and now presents his own show on BBC Radio Scotland, as well as touring his stand-up. He...
3rd October 2012. 72 minutes.
Noel Britten is retiring from comedy, after more than 15 years as a highly sought-after one-liner and prop comic. Straddling the worlds of stand-up, magic and street-performing, he offers a...
19th September 2012. 63 minutes.
In this show, recorded live at the Gilded Balloon during the Edinburgh Fringe, pioneering comedian
Sara Pascoe talks at length about her writing methods and quite unique career goals. Resourceful,...
30th July 2012. 76 minutes.
Liam Mullone would rather be accused of fascism than being boring. Leaving behind the "intellectualised whimsy" of his former persona, he has embarked on a quest to say the unsayable....
24th July 2012. 67 minutes.
Alun Cochrane's comedy displays a unique mastery of subtlety and texture. He talks us stage by stage through the creation of one of his most recognisable routines, and articulates the...
4th July 2012. 55 minutes.
Arthur Smith is an almost shamanic figure on the UK comedy scene; a warrior-poet who combines a love of language with a healthy disregard for some of society's formalities. He...
18th June 2012. 72 minutes.
Sarah Millican is relentless and wonderful. As well as being a household name in the UK for her stand-up comedy, she is also a massive comedy nerd and has a...
6th June 2012. 68 minutes.
Adam Bloom understands jokes in a way most of us can only dream of. From his first gig ('when the white noise stopped') to his current position as a comedian...
24th May 2012. 74 minutes.
Paul Sinha is that rare thing - a comic who can make the political personal and vice versa. He lets us into his well-ordered but intriguing view of comedy and...
9th May 2012. 59 minutes.
Already an experienced headliner,
Ben Norris is on a continuing quest to unleash the improvisational demon within. But can he run naked into battle without the temptation to put his...
25th April 2012. 63 minutes.
Recorded in the depths of his Nether-Cellar, comedy thaumaturge
Dan Antopolski discusses the dynamic between the writing desk and the live act, and how to wrong-foot an audience.
12th April 2012. 56 minutes.
Live once more at the Top Secret Comedy Club, Stuart interviews unsung king of the one-liner,
Dan Evans. Dan confesses to sometimes regarding his fellow humans as insects.
22nd March 2012. 56 minutes.
The first ever episode of ComComPod. Stuart talks to musical comedian