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

Previous Episodes

Tim Key.

Episode 113 - Tim Key (Part 1)

13th March 2015.   67 minutes.

A lager-sodden 'not deliberately bad' poet, Tim Key is responsible for some of the most startlingly theatrical fringe comedy of the last ten years. From his outrageous origin as a...

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Liz Miele.

Episode 112 - Liz Miele

6th March 2015.   76 minutes.

A smart cookie based in New York, Liz Miele combines punchline density with social media acumen. She runs, she dates, she cries, she talks about it all. But is she...

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Lou Sanders.

Episode 110 - Lou Sanders

20th February 2015.   83 minutes.

Lou Sanders is off the rails. Her deliciously shameless stage persona is backed up by punchy writing, peppered with surreal flavours. From gurus to glitter, we discuss the technique behind...

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Andrew O'Neill.

Episode 109 - Andrew O'Neill

13th February 2015.   56 minutes.

Occult comedian Andrew O'Neill describes jokes as 'spells to make people laugh'. We talk about the differences between magic and faith, getting information about the world through stand-up, nailing your...

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Harley Breen.

Episode 108 - Harley Breen

6th February 2015.   75 minutes.

Cult-runaway, Harley Breen is a man mountain with a barnstorming club and festival act. Underneath his loudmouth lumbersexual persona is a deeply principled single father with a reflective nature and...

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Urzila Carlson.

Episode 107 - Urzila Carlson

29th January 2015.   64 minutes.

South Africa-born Urzila Carlson is now one of New Zealand's favourite acts, winning Best Female Comic there an astonishing five years running. Irrepressibly cheerful, she combines her natural talent with...

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Thom Tuck.

Episode 106 - Thom Tuck

24th January 2015.   74 minutes.

A wilfully preposterous boozehound in a pashmina, Thom Tuck is a superbly theatrical stand-up, one third of fringe-conquering sketch outfit The Penny Dreadfuls, and co-ringmaster of The Alternative Comedy Memorial...

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Alfie Brown.

Episode 104 - Alfie Brown

8th January 2015.   94 minutes.

Alfie Brown is variously known as the future of British comedy, the enfant terrible of the comedy circuit, and/or a jumped-up posh kid rebelling against anything that'll have him. Frustratingly,...

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Mickey Dwyer.

Episode 103 - Mickey D

19th December 2014.   70 minutes.

Mickey 'D' Dwyer is an outrageously charismatic comic, with an almost mutant ability to win over the toughest room, from the UK to his native Australia and back. Retaining the...

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Nish Kumar.

Episode 101 - Nish Kumar

4th December 2014.   84 minutes.

Fiercely intelligent political and socio-political comic, friend of the show and self-confessed 'great laugh', Nish Kumar is at the height of his powers. We discuss the self and the presentational...

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Phil Kay.

Episode 100 - Phil Kay (Live)

27th November 2014.   70 minutes.

It's episode 100 of the podcast and Stu's been saving this one up! If you've donated in the last few months you'll have heard this one as a sneaky pre-release...

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Luisa Omielan's Party. Luisa Omielan. Copyright: BBC.

Episode 99 - Luisa Omielan

20th November 2014.   84 minutes.

Luisa Omielan has established herself as a comic force to be reckoned with, by-passing the usual club/progression route, and cultivating an audience all her own. We explore the dynamic between...

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Ross Noble.

Episode 98 - Ross Noble (Part 2)

14th November 2014.   53 minutes.

In part two of this conversation with the free-wheeling comedy craftsman, Ross Noble argues that ideas with unusual logic are often mistaken for 'surreal' comedy, and explains his process of...

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Ross Noble.

Episode 98 - Ross Noble (Part 1)

6th November 2014.   73 minutes.

Ross Noble makes apparently casual improvisation into an artform, breathing life into nonsense for hours at a time and provoking gales of laughter. In the first part of this conversation...

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