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Stuart Goldsmith


For anyone who writes comedy, makes comedy, loves comedy, or just has an interest in comedians and what makes them so annoying.

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193 - Angela Barnes

January 16th, 2017

Radio and TV regular Angela is a prodigious joke-writer with a reputation for sharp material delivered in a world-weary manner. A former mental health professional, who “lost” her twenties to mental health problems she could deftly conceal, we talk about topical and political comedy, and ask whether her punchline density is really driven by...

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192 - Elis James

January 9th, 2017

Like a reverse superhero, Elis James is a warm and charismatic story-teller, able to summon a hilarious, tiny-fisted, ranting neurotic from a parallel universe. We discuss how his persona changes when performing in English or his native Welsh, explore his sumptuous vocabulary, and unpack his superbly anecdotal style. Extra content from this...

Hello Loyal Listener, True Believer, Seeker, ComComrade, Podface! To say thanks for subscribing to the podcast, here’s a little Xmas treat for you. It’s a digital copy of my 2015 fringe show that toured earlier in 2016, entitled “An Hour”. (It’s not quite an hour long, this is covered in the show) I’m not leaving it up here for long so listen...

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191 - Pappy’s Return

December 19th, 2016

Pappys return to the show after four years to discuss BBC3’s Badults, live shows, their future together, and whether they’ll ever go back to Edinburgh. Laughter, tears and dickheads in a very festive special episode… Download the accompanying episode from Pappy’s Flatshare Slamdown:...