Coming this Thursday, our guest will be the writer, comedian and presenter JON HOLMES, proud recipient of the largest fine ever for taste and decency offences in British broadcasting, who chooses as his comedy landmark, and spirit animal, the Monty Python team's lawyer-exciting final LP of songs and sketches 'MONTY PYTHON'S CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION ALBUM'. Expect a no-holds-barred studio sing-song about traffic lights.
Fresh podcast action today with that ISY SUTTIE, talking about her love for the book LOVE, NINA, also guitars, penguins (not the books) and how to turn your ordinary life into jokes.
We're excited to announce that this week's guest on the podcast will be comedy actor, writer and stand-up Isy Suttie (Peep Show, Damned, The Actual One) and she's only gone and brought a book in, possibly in an attempt to impress us with her fancy posh learning words. She's chosen Love, Nina the hilarious book of (genuine) letters by 20-year old midlands nanny Nina Stibbe who spent the 1980s out-of-her-depth amongst the London literary set. This is a really warm, lovely episode, and we talk - amongst other things - about honesty, autobiography and how to turn life into comedy. Hope you like it.
Terrific new episode with writer, stand-up and all round comedy brain Danielle Ward talking about her love for Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson's Bottom. Warning: contains frank clown chat.
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After the lovely response to episode one (thanks, all), there's more excellent comedy nattering to come...
This Thursday, we will be talking to comedy writer and performer Danielle Ward about her passion for Bottom, which sounds like an appalling slur, but isn't. This episode is a delightful celebration of Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson's slapstick masterwork, a show which Danielle describes as "Beckett for kids". We'll be smashing it apart with a frying pan to see all the cogs inside, but with love.
The discussion centres on the episode "Culture" in which our low-rent heroes have to survive half an hour without their television. All of Bottom is avaialble on the big streaming platforms, but if you want to swot up before this week's edition, that particular ep can be watched here:
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And the first episode is available for casual listening, maybe with your evening cocktail or patio Bovril, on Youtube here.
YOUTUBE EPISODE ONE
Our first episode, talking to John Finnemore about On The Hour is here:
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This Thursday, May 3rd, adopt the brace position for our first episode... In which we will be talking to prolific and award-winning writer performer John Finnemore (Cabin Pressure, John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, Double Acts) about his own work and his love for the neutron bomb of news parodies On The Hour, crucible of Chris Morris and Armando Iannucci, and forge of Alan Partridge. It's a cracking episode. Subscribe to Rule of Three at your usual supplier...
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