The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

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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.

Previous episodes

Elf Lyons. Copyright: Andy Hollingworth.

Episode 267 - Elf Lyons

5th November 2018.   86 minutes.

Elf Lyons is a comic phenomenon; a sexy clown with weaponised vulnerability, who loves tackling impossible theatrical challenges. Recorded before some complex health issues took her out of action, this...

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Ismo Leikola.

Episode 266 - Ismo Leikola

22nd October 2018.   75 minutes.

Crowned 'Funniest Person In The World' at the Hollywood Laugh Factory, Finnish Ismo Leikola is often described as a Scandinavian Mitch Hedberg. We discuss his intertwined logic and absurdity, learn...

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Janeane Garofalo.

Episode 264 - Janeane Garofalo

8th October 2018.   83 minutes.

Championed as a Hollywood icon of the Slacker generation, Janeane Garofalo is a brilliant and fascinating stand-up, with the structure-free style you'd expect from someone who read from notes on...

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Alice Fraser.

Episode 262 - Alice Fraser (Live)

25th September 2018.   71 minutes.

A purveyor of rigorously intellectual stand-up, searing personal material, and diamond-hard puns, Alice Fraser joins the ComComPod community for a live special episode - moments after the entire audience had...

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Alex Edelman.

Episode 261 - Alex Edelman

17th September 2018.   58 minutes.

Responsible for the best reviewed comedy show at EdFringe 2018, Alex Edelman is an irrepressibly funny comic, with a grasp of joke structure and narrative arc that is both innate...

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Rose Matafeo.

Episode 259 - Rose Matafeo

3rd September 2018.   65 minutes.

Winner of the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award (called it!), Rose Matafeo brought the thunder to #edfringe this year, with a barnstorming performance of her show Horndog. We discuss how she...

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Nick Thune.

Episode 258 - Nick Thune

21st August 2018.   64 minutes.

Whipsmart hipster Nick Thune combines hilarious club chops with genuine insight. In a hotel room at SXSW we discuss how he has fashioned a beautiful cage of a career, the...

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Myq Kaplan. Copyright: Mindy Tucker.

Episode 257 - Myq Kaplan

13th August 2018.   62 minutes.

Myq Kaplan just bubbles over with jokes; every punchline has a topper and every topper has a tag in his absurdly punchline-dense cascade of comedy. We talk about structure, rhythm...

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Jen Brister. Copyright: Idil Sukan.

Episode 256 - Jen Brister

30th July 2018.   62 minutes.

Jen Brister is one of those comics who has been excellent for a long time and is finally getting some proper recognition. Her passionate, witty material about love, motherhood and...

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Paul Foot.

Episode 254 - Paul Foot

9th July 2018.   91 minutes.

Paul Foot has one of the most refreshingly original comic voices in the world. We delve deep into the 13 years he spent being brilliant but unreliable, and the psychological...

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Raymond & Mr Timpkins.

Episode 253 - The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue

3rd July 2018.   68 minutes.

Vaudeville musical prop-based comedy dickheads, the Raymond and Mr Timpkins Review have been winning standing ovations all over Britain for decades. We talk about their origins filling in during the...

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John-Luke Roberts.

Episode 252 - John-Luke Roberts

25th June 2018.   90 minutes.

Splicing together physical absurdity with beautifully cerebral joke-writing, John-Luke Roberts is responsible for some genuinely ground-breaking comedy. We discuss how he was vice-president of Cambridge Footlights while not feeling part...

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Robin Ince. Copyright: Timothy Ginn.

Episode 251 - Robin Ince

19th June 2018.   85 minutes.

Comedian, broadcaster, science-afficionado and author of forthcoming psychological memoir I'm A Joke And So Are You, Robin Ince's ideas flow through him like neutrinos. We discuss his constant state of...

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Simon Evans.

Episode 250 - Simon Evans

11th June 2018.   87 minutes.

A fitting guest for the Sestercentennial of the show, Simon 'The Patrician' Evans was once Guest Zero - without him the podcast might not exist at all. A touring and...

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Anuvab Pal.

Episode 249 - Anuvab Pal

4th June 2018.   88 minutes.

Anuvab Pal is one of a new generation, exploding out of India's relatively recent "comedy Big Bang". This disarming, witty act reveals how hard he finds it to embrace the...

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Sophie Willan. Copyright: Steve Ullathorne.

Episode 248 - Sophie Willan

28th May 2018.   86 minutes.

Sophie is a hurricane of comedy in action. Possessed of a singular voice, she focuses her wit on genuinely important subject matter, including the cuts to social and mental health...

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