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EPISODE 38: JON LONG

EPISODE 38: JON LONG

September 18, 2021

In this episode, I talk to musical comedian and compere JON LONG about his comedy career.

Runner Up at the Brighton Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2015 and the Audience Favourite Act winner at the Musical Comedy Awards 2016, Long has a relaxed and genial style on stage and delivers sharp-written witty songs and stand-up comedy.

I have been a supporter of Long since the start of his career, first watching him perform three shows for the We Are Comedy Project in Liverpool Street and at the Duke’s Head in Putney in 2013 before his Edinburgh Fringe solo shows Troubadour in 2018 and Planet Killing Machine in 2019.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Jon Long’s blog at: www.arichcomiclife.blog/2019/08/21/jon-long/

Jon Long’s Links:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/JonathanLongathan/

Twitter: www.twitter.com/JonLongStandUp

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jonlongstandup

Website:  www.jonmarklong.wixsite.com/jonlongstandup

 

 

 

EPISODE 37: KELLY CONVEY

EPISODE 37: KELLY CONVEY

September 11, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the one of the wonderful comedian KELLY CONVEY about her comedy career.

Beginning in 2016, Convey is a very honest and extremely funny comedian. She has been a finalist of the famous So You Think You’re Funny competition and has  separately toured with Russell Kane and Alan Carr.

I have seen her perform many times at Always Be Comedy and in 2019, I saw her debut solo show Telephone Voice at the Edinburgh Fringe where she was a delight to watch.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Kelly Convey’s blog at: www.arichcomiclife.blog/2019/08/26/kelly-convey/

Kelly Convey’s Links:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/kellyconveycomedy

Twitter: www.twitter.com/kelly_convey

Instagram: www.instagram.com/kelly_convey

Website: www.kellyconvey.com

 

 

 

EPISODE 36: PAUL MCCAFFREY

EPISODE 36: PAUL MCCAFFREY

September 4, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the one of my favourite comedians, PAUL MCCAFFREY about his comedy career.

Winner of the Latitude New Act of the Year in 2009, McCaffrey has always made me consistently laugh at his brilliantly inspired everyday life routines.   He has been the support act on tour for Michael McIntyre, John Bishop, Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges.  He has performed four critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows and appeared at music festivals such as Reading, Leeds and Latitude.

I always smile when I see him name on a comedy bill knowing that I am going to have a good time.  I have seen him live many times including his solo shows Suburban Legend in 2017 and Lemon in 2019 both at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as many performances for Always Be Comedy in London. 

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Paul McCaffrey’s blog at: www.arichcomiclife.blog/2020/09/05/paul-mccaffrey/

Paul McCaffrey’s Links:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/paul.mccaffrey.39

Twitter: www.twitter.com/paulmccaffreys

Instagram: www.instagram.com/paulmccaffreycomedian/

Website: www.paulmccaffrey.com

 

 

 

 

EPISODE 35: LLOYD GRIFFITH

EPISODE 35: LLOYD GRIFFITH

August 28, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the wonderful comedian LLOYD GRIFFITH about his comedy career.

Griffith is an exceptionally funny comedian who has made me laugh so much over the years and has supported Rob Beckett on tour in 2013 / 2014 and Jack Whitehall on tour in in 2017.  He has also been a presenter on Sky TV’s Soccer AM and for BBC 5Live and Talksport.

I have seen Griffith live several times, including his solo shows In.Undated in 2017 and All Rounder in 2019 both at the Soho Theatre and many performances for Always Be Comedy in London.  In 2021, I am looking forward to seeing his new solo show Not Just A Pretty Face at the Leicester Square Theatre towards the end of the year.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Lloyd Griffith’s blog at: www.arichcomiclife.blog/2020/06/18/lloyd-griffith/

Lloyd Griffith’s Links:

Facebook: https://facebook.com/lloydgriffithcomedian

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LloydGriffith/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lloydgriffith/

Website: https://lloydgriffith.com

 

 

 

EPISODE 34: SEANN WALSH

EPISODE 34: SEANN WALSH

August 21, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the brilliant comedian SEANN WALSH about his comedy career.

Walsh is one of the very best current observational comedians who has made me consistently roar with laughter whenever I have seen him perform.  He has who has won several awards including the Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year and the Chortle Best Newcomer both in 2009.

I have seen him live many times over the years including his solo shows Ying and Yang in 2011, Seann To Be Wild in 2012, The Lie-In King in 2013, Seann: 28 in 2014 and After This One I’m Going Home in 2019 all at the Edinburgh Fringe.  I have also seen him regularly perform at Always Be Comedy.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Seann Walsh’s blog at: www.arichcomiclife.blog/2020/09/05/seann-walsh/

Seann Walsh’s Links:

Facebook: https://facebook.com/seannwalshcomedy

Twitter: https://twitter.com/seannwalsh

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seannwalsh/

Website:  https://seannwalsh.com

 

 

 

EPISODE 33: ROB ROUSE

EPISODE 33: ROB ROUSE

August 14, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the great comedian ROB ROUSE about his comedy career.

After winning the respected So You Think You’re Funny award at the Edinburgh Fringe  in 1998, Yorkshireman Rouse has toured all over the world and is one of the most energetic and vibrant comedians on the circuit.

A great comic storyteller, I have seen him live many times over the years including his solo shows My Family… and The Dog That Scared Jesus in 2009,  Through The Looking Ass in 2014 and the acclaimed play Funny in Real Life in 2019 with his wife Helen Rutter all at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Rob Rouse's blog at: https://arichcomiclife.blog/2019/08/22/rob-rouse-and-helen-rutter/

Rob Rouse’s Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rob.rouse.73

Twitter: https://twitter.com/robrouse

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrousecomedian/

Website:  http://www.robrouse.com/

 

 

EPISODE 32: JAMES GILL

EPISODE 32: JAMES GILL

July 30, 2021

With the release of this podcast episode, it will be my birthday week and to celebrate, my interview guest is Britain’s greatest compere and ‘my comedy brother’ James Gill.

Gill is the co-founder and resident compere at Always Be Comedy club.  Having celebrated its tenth birthday in June 2021, I have been attending the club weekly for the last six years both live and online. 

Together with Tech guru Tim Lewis, it is testament to Gill that he has created an incredible evening, featuring amazingly talented comic acts, as he tirelessly works week in week out to entertain an audience.

Please read James Gill’s blog at: https://arichcomiclife.blog/2020/07/10/james-gill/

James Gill’s Links:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamesGillComedy

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesgillcomedy/

Website:  https://www.jamesgillcomedy.com/

EPISODE 31:BRENDAN O’DONOGHUE

EPISODE 31:BRENDAN O’DONOGHUE

July 24, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the great comedian BRENDAN O’DONOGHUE about his comedy career.

A big supporter of new comic talent, I first saw Irish comedian O’Donoghue MC for Comedy Virgins at The Cavendish Arms in Stockwell in 2013.  Since 2016, I have watched him be the resident compere at Birdies free comedy showcase at The Savoy Tap in the Strand, London where he has introduced many a new comedian including Josh Baulf, Vix Leyton and Darren Walsh.  Armed with his trademark wisecracking jokes and one-liners, O’Donoghue always seems determined to give the audience a good time and whenever I have seen him, he succeeds brilliantly.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Brendan O’Donoghue’s blog at: https://arichcomiclife.blog/2020/01/26/brendan-odonaghue/

Brendan O’Donoghue’s Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendan.odonoghue.750

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bodongh

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/brendan.odonoghue.750

 

 

 

EPISODE 30: JOSH BAULF

EPISODE 30: JOSH BAULF

July 17, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the great comedian JOSH BAULF about his comedy career.

In 2018, I first saw the London comedian appear at the Amused Moose National New Comedian final where he was very impressive entertaining the audience with effortless ease.  I also saw him headline Birdies free comedy showcase the same year, where he was hysterical with his cheeky personality and then watched him perform his first Edinburgh show Boy in 2019.   

In 2020, Baulf made a successful appearance on TV’s Britain’s Got Talent impressing the judges and is definitely a comedian to watch.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Josh Baulf’s blog at: https://arichcomiclife.blog/2019/10/06/josh-baulf/

Josh Baulf’s Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joshbcomedy/

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/joshbcomedy

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/joshbcomedy

 

 

EPISODE 29: LILY PHILLIPS

EPISODE 29: LILY PHILLIPS

July 11, 2021

In this episode, I talk to the wonderful comedian LILY PHILLIPS about her comedy career.

Phillips is a charming comedian with no-holds barred material that is infectiously funny.  She was the finalist of both the Max Turner Prize and Funny Women competitions in 2018.  I have seen her on live on a number of occasions from the show Hoo-Haa! (alongside comedian Stephen Trumble) and as part of The Comedy Reserve in 2019 both at the Edinburgh Fringe to her solo show Smut at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2020.

Thank you so much for listening to my podcast, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and I hope you enjoy the interview.

Please read Lily Phillip’s blog at: https://arichcomiclife.blog/2020/02/16/lily-phillips/

Lily Phillip’s Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lily.phillips1

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lily_comedy

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilyphillipscomedy/

Website:  https://www.lilyphillipscomedy.com/

 

 

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