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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

Mark Watson.

Episode 120 - Mark Watson (Live)

15th May 2015.   82 minutes.

Comedy's marathon man Mark Watson is known for his feats of intellectual and performative endurance, and also for his phenomenal comic story-telling. We get our teeth into the anxieties he...


Nina Conti - A Ventriloquist's Story: Her Master's Voice. Nina Conti.

Episode 119 - Nina Conti (Live)

8th May 2015.   73 minutes.

The complex relationship between a ventriloquist and her puppets is brought to life in mind-expanding detail in this live episode, as comedian, clown and filmmaker Nina Conti lays her creative...


The Midnight Beast. Image shows from L to R: Stef (Stefan Abingdon), Dru (Andrew Wakely), Ash (Ashley Horne). Copyright: Warp Films / Cuba Comedy.

Episode 118 - The Midnight Beast

1st May 2015.   90 minutes.

Teenbait rap comics The Midnight Beast have generated tens of millions of YouTube hits and two TV series by spoofing boybands, whilst secretly being basically a real one. They combine...


Nick Mohammed.

Episode 117 - Nick Mohammed

24th April 2015.   90 minutes.

A startlingly creative character comic, Nick Mohammed produces utterly silly work with a rigorous technical backbone. We talk about his most enduring creation Mr Swallow, and how he has cultivated...


Stand Up For China. Des Bishop. Copyright: BBC.

Episode 116 - Des Bishop (Live)

17th April 2015.   78 minutes.

Burning with narrative intensity, Irish-American Des Bishop learnt to perform stand-up in Gaelic and now Mandarin, such is his commitment to following through on an idea. He gives us a...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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