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As well as both being professional comedians, Stuart Goldsmith and Sindhu Vee have two other big things in common: they a) are both parents and b) have no idea how to be parents. But hey, does anyone? In this show, the acclaimed host of The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast and the writer/creator of BBC Radio 4's Sindhustan try to find out, seeking the advice of notable parents and experts on how to cope with parenthood, exploring the sacrifices, choices and mistakes made along the way. Light-hear ...
 
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a national treasure? Or whether you can help yourself with self-help? If it’s possible to get rich quick without being a dick? Or how many close family members have to die before you get a dog? With the help of celebrity guests and experts, Cally will be getting to the stories you’ve never heard before - uncovering not your normal life lessons, but some big ones nonetheless. Cally Beaton knows a thing or two about self-help, having helped herself out of a b ...
 
Part game show and part chat show. Your host, London Welsh comedian Vix Leyton, holds an ever-changing numbered list of 30 possible subjects - from everyday to current affairs - and invites three comics to compete to take the mic with stories, anecdotes, jokes or even songs, like a parlour game at the best fantasy dinner party you could ever imagine. The game - fun. The rules - highly convoluted. The laughs - constant. Guests to play the arcade so far have included Sara Barron, Sikisa, Tiern ...
 
The After School Club is where we talk to a guest about their time at school – funny stories, inspiring teachers, memorable lessons, we’ll ask them what they wanted to be when they grew up, and how their experiences back then influenced their lives now. The After School Club is supported by Satchel, the team behind the UK’s number one homework software for schools – Show My Homework. To find out more about what Team Satchel can do for your school, head to showmyhomework.co.uk.
 
Welcome to ‘Making Creativity Pay’, this isn’t a podcast about making millions, more about speaking to people in creative industries whether that’s music, literature, art or anything that relies on creativity about how that ties in with making a living from it. The aim is not about selling out any creative endeavour but to ensure that there is at least some way to pay the bills and keep the lights on, money can be seen to be a vulgar part of the process but getting fairly paid for the time, ...
 
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Have you ever wanted to swing through the air like Spider-man? Have Wonder Woman's high kick? Or have Superman's laser eyes? What if you could have all of them?! (theoretically). Are you passionate about who's face is best - Captain America's or Thor’s? Who would you want to hang out with at a party - Magneto or Ghost Rider? Who's better in bed - The Hulk or Robocop? The answer to these and so much other nonsense is in The Silliest Superest Heroest Podcast. Join your friendly neighbourhood c ...
 
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In this episode, Cally talks to comedian Stuart Goldsmith and host of hit podcast ‘The Comedian’s Comedian’ about podcasting, teeth-brushing, street performing, comedy, hustle, self-belief, ambition, age, fame, money, success, failure, anxiety, coping and therapy. Twitter: @ComComPod Instagram: @comcompod The Comedian’s Comedian podcast Helen Zaltz…
 
One from the archives of 2021. The Founding father of comedy podcasting, Stu Goldsmith, faces off against The Voice, the legend Jordan Gray and comedian-podcaster and petty justice seeker Si Deaves in an Essex Comedy Special. The one with all the callbacks. We cover everything from vigilante responses to parking infractions to what happens when a d…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to actor, singer and songwriter Collette Cooper about songwriting, finding your voice, losing your voice, busking, social media, music therapy, perception, reality, depression, netball, drink, and running. Follow Collette on Instagram @collettecooper and Twitter @collettecooper or go to her website Help support Nordoff …
 
In this episode, Cally talks to comedian Paul Mccaffrey about bands, vinyl, eyesight, babies, podcasts, comedy courses, Seann Walsh, age, acting, good gigs, bad gigs, podcasts, San Francisco, the 90s, The Office, drinking and jobs before stand up. Instagram: @paulmaccffreycomedian What’s Upset You Now podcast Seann Walsh on Namaste Motherfuckers Pa…
 
In this episode, Cally and the NMF team pull together their favourite guests' jokes of the year as well as giving you some of their own. Strap in. And hold your sides. Rest in Peace Norm Macdonald Larry Miller's Five Levels of Drinking More about Cally Instagram: @callybeatoncomedian Twitter: @callybeaton Produced by Mike Hanson and Karoush Adhamy …
 
In this episode, Cally talks to radio and television presenter Colin Murray about communities, red carpets, late night radio, Will Smith, sport, music, fame, Ronnie Wood, how to get a good interview, Adele, curb your enthusiasm, snooker, Jimmy White, secrets, the BBC and social media. Watch Colin not wade into debates on Twitter @ColinMurray or his…
 
In this festive Comedy Arcade Christmas Special, Vix hosts The Chase legend Jenny Ryan, Live At The Apollo smash hit Esther Manito, and the one and only, incomparable, Riggs. We hear about a £10,000 art piece, why Dean Gaffney should clean Esther's house, and try to unravel the mystery of why Riggs doesn't own a coat. You can find Jen on Twitter an…
 
In this edited special edition, as Stu interviewed Jimmy live on stage during his “Terribly Funny” tour shows in Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff, Stu navigates deftly between celebrity anecdotes to push Jimmy into territory which he’s a little less familiar with sharing. We talk about how parenthood may or may not change the way Jimmy works; dis…
 
He’s back, he’s bad, and he’s pulled off one of the most surprising pivots of the pandemic: writing an incredibly useful and heartfelt self-help book, masquerading as an autobiography! In this edited special edition, as Stu interviewed Jimmy live on stage during his “Terribly Funny” tour shows in Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff, Stu navigates de…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to comedian and actor Kerry Godliman about kids, adults, menopause, Davina, HRT, tribes, comedy, acting, America, storytelling, writing, performing, yoga, mindfulness, hypnobirthing, Pilates, radical self-compassion, India, Generation X, wimples and farting in front of Colin Firth. Follow Kerry on TWITTER: @KerryAGodlim…
 
Author Diane Duane visits the island to talk about the evolution of Young Adult readerships, nurses with knives and the 21st Discworld novel, Jingo. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at http://desertislanddiscw…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to British novelist, songwriter, and journalist Louisa Young about addiction, alcoholism, rehab, love, life, food, books, writing, music, creativity, mothers, daughters and her memoir: ‘You Left Early’. TWITTER: @rileypurefoy INSTAGRAM: @louisalouisayoung Louisa's memoir You Left Early And novel Lion Boy Anne Brontë’s T…
 
Comics creator Neill Cameron visits the island to talk about making the leap between comics and prose, recreating Gondor in Oxford and the fifth Discworld novel, Sourcery. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at h…
 
Back on tour after a period of self-reflection, comedy powerhouse Omid Djalili is admirably candid as he shares his concerns about the material that made him famous. Taking to heart some stinging criticism from his son, he explores the tension between his phenomenal commitment to live performance and his craving for validation We talk about the ten…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to screenwriter, comedian, playwright and novelist, Anuvab Pal, about death, cremation, traditions, drumming, Edinburgh shows, family, Starbucks India, Eddie Izzard, railways, dick pics, Bollywood, Camden Town, improvisation and people born on 27 April. Follow Anuvab on Instagram @anuvabpal and Twitter @AnuvabPal Wild W…
 
Author Louie Stowell visits the island to talk the overlap between tall tales and mythology, the tiresomeness of literary fiction and Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's celebrated collaboration, Good Omens. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy ficti…
 
With a dedicated crowd of 650K YouTube subscribers, Foil Arms & Hog are a live sketch act who also do internet videos, and not “YouTubers” like you thought... We explore how these lovely men have spent a decade at the Edinburgh Fringe entirely on their own terms, and why they aspire to “Moneyball” but don’t know their arse from their SEO. We uncove…
 
Teetering on the brink of the “elder statesman” phase of his career, masterful comic Tom Stade reflects on surviving the pandemic due to his strong family unit and his natural impish inclination not to take anything too seriously. We talk about the relationship between political correctness and deliberately being inappropriate, hitting critical mas…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to Irish writer, comedian and actor Alison Spittle about covid, radio, sex ambivalence, mental health, age, belonging, bullying, Morrissey, Mum love, women, weight, bullying, comedy and community. Follow Alison on Instagram @AlisonSpittle Twitter @AlisonSpittle Why can’t all lads be like Hozier article Brondby Haveby Da…
 
Comics artist Erica Henderson visits the island to talk versatility in genre fiction, stories about stories and the 28th Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Di…
 
It's another LIVE SHOW, recorded live at the beautiful Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. An All Welsh fiesta with regulars Esyllt Sears and Sean Smith playing against Priya Hall, Morgan Rees and Eleri Morgan. Absolute chaos, the worst unpopular opinions you've ever heard and a very chatty audience. You can find Morgan on Twitter and on Instagram You …
 
Writer and producer John Rogers joins us on the island to talk about the need for Robin Hoods in today's world, the challenges of writing a heist a week and the 40th Discworld novel, Raising Steam. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit De…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to journalist, comedian and broadcaster and former Labour party special advisor about hair, heels, hustle, menopause, the Labour Party, impostor syndrome, panel shows, after-dinner speaking, institutional racism, stereotypes, invisibility, Ed Milliband, careers and childbearing years. Twitter: @ayeshahazarika Instagram:…
 
Psychotherapist, author, speaker and agony aunt, Philippa Perry graces the show with her extremely funny and invigorating presence! We talk about her journey into speaking via book tours, and explore the relationship between her authentic self and her performance and therapist voices. We also discover how her career in psychotherapy started as a me…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to comedian and actor, Tim McGarry about smoking, acting, politics, religion, stand-up, writing, law, humanism and Neil Delamere. Twitter: @Tim_Mc_Garry Instagram: @timmcgarry1 Give My Head Peace Blame Game Stephen Colbert Ed Byrne on Namaste Motherfuckers Danny Wallace on Namaste Motherfuckers Human Kind by Rutger Breg…
 
Radio 1 and 1Xtra's film critic Ali Plumb joins us on the island to talk about the economics of film journalism, the joy of junkets and the 25th Discworld novel, The Truth. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at …
 
Bear-like in stature and authority and nimble of wit, Pierre Novellie is a fantastic comedian and writer who wrings every punchline out of his routines. We talk about how his origins in Johannesburg and the Isle Of Man make him an “outsider expert” on the English, and discover why he deliberately obscured his vice-presidency of Cambridge Footlights…
 
In this episode, Cally talks to comedian Seann Walsh, about music, running, drink, trauma, cancel culture, comedy heroes, reality tv, fame, hopes, dreams and tattoos. Follow Seann on Instagram @seannwalsh and Twitter @seannwalsh Seann & Paul Mccaffrey’s ‘What’s upset you now?’ podcast Blink 182 Libertines ‘Can’t stand me now’ Check out Stephen Gran…
 
Comedian Eleanor Morton visits the island to talk about dorky Aragorn, the Miss Jean Brodie theme park and the 23rd Discworld novel, Carpe Jugulum. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld at http://desertislanddiscwo…
 
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