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Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, this regular podcast brings you comedy-related news, reviews, interviews and more. POD Comedy also runs regular live shows, and will have a daily presence at The Edinburgh Fringe.

Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, this regular podcast brings you comedy-related news, reviews, interviews and more. POD Comedy also runs regular live shows, and will have a daily presence at The Edinburgh Fringe.
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United States

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Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, this regular podcast brings you comedy-related news, reviews, interviews and more. POD Comedy also runs regular live shows, and will have a daily presence at The Edinburgh Fringe.

Twitter:

@PODComedy

Language:

English


Episodes

074. Paul Sinha

3/25/2017
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Jay Islaam interviews award-winning comedian Paul Sinha, who will be performing at the brand new Laff Attack comedy club in Birmingham on Saturday 15th April 2017. Paul is perhaps best known as one of the general knowledge gurus (“The Chasers”) on ITV quiz show The Chase. In

Duration:00:32:03

073. Peter Fox

3/18/2017
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Jay Islaam speaks to comedy critic Peter Fox, who is a well known reviewer in the Midlands, helps run the Midlands Comedy Awards, and also hands out his own comedy awards every year over Christmas. In this interview Peter talks about his one and only experience performing comedy

Duration:00:36:14

071. Gary Delaney

3/4/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Saturday 4th March 2017. In this episode, Jay Islaam interviews Brummie comedian Gary Delaney, behind the scenes at Huntingdon Hall in Worcester, where he was performing his show There’s Something About Gary. In this interview Gary discusses how it

Duration:00:18:29

070. Johnny Sorrow

2/18/2017
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Jay Islaam interviews award-winning comedian Johnny Sorrow, who hails from the Black Country and is considered one of the Godfathers of the alternative comedy scene in the Midlands. Johnny won the prestigious Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality at the Edinburgh Fringe, on his first ever visit to

Duration:00:41:40

069. Natalie Cutler

2/11/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 10th February 2017. Jay Islaam interviews local actor, playwright and film maker Natalie Cutler, who has recently returned from India where she filmed a documentary about acid attack survivors. Her new documentary Not In Vain will premiere at

Duration:00:14:41

068. Dominic Thompson

2/10/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 10th February 2017. Jay Islaam interviews Dominic Thompson, from the Gritty Theatre Company, who tells us about his experience as an actor and theatre producer, the production of his latest play Chapel Street, and his hopes for

Duration:00:17:29

067. Fran Doyle

2/3/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 3rd February 2017. Jay Islaam interviews Birmingham-based comedian Fran Doyle, who also runs comedy nights in Wolverhampton. To contact the show please email hello@comedycannon.com to let us know about anything interesting happening locally that we can

Duration:00:46:15

066. Jürgen Strack

1/27/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 27th January 2017. Jay Islaam interviews Leicester-based German actor and comedian Jürgen Strack, aka Herman the German, who will soon be performing at the Leicester Comedy Festival. You can find out more about Jürgen Strack by following him on

Duration:00:23:27

065. Cassie Jaye

1/20/2017
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 20th January 2017. Jay Islaam interviews actor and documentary maker Cassie Jaye whose film The Red Pill, about the Men’s Rights Movement, has generated huge controversy and been the victim of censorship campaigns by some feminist activists. You

Duration:00:32:05

064. Martin Mullaney (part 2)

12/17/2016
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Jay Islaam continues his conversation with Birmingham-based comedy promoter Martin Mullaney, who runs the Cheeky Monkey comedy club in Moseley. It’s the longest running independent comedy club in the city, and has played host to some of the biggest names in British comedy in the last

Duration:00:42:17

063. Martin Mullaney (part 1)

12/16/2016
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Jay Islaam interviews Birmingham-based comedy promoter Martin Mullaney, who runs the Cheeky Monkey comedy club in Moseley. It’s the longest running independent comedy club in the city, and has played host to some of the biggest names in British comedy in the last eighteen years. We start

Duration:00:37:36

060. Jonathan Hipkiss (part 2)

12/3/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 2nd December 2016. Jay Islaam interviews actor, comedian, impressionist and author Jonathan Hipkiss who has just written and published his first novel, a science fiction comedy called Rise Of The Geeks Following An Alien Invasion. You can find our

Duration:00:34:51

059. Jonathan Hipkiss (part 1)

12/2/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 2nd December 2016. Jay Islaam interviews actor, comedian, impressionist and author Jonathan Hipkiss who has just written and published his first novel, a science fiction comedy called Rise Of The Geeks Following An Alien Invasion. You can find our

Duration:00:37:49

058. Mickey Sharma (part 2)

11/28/2016
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Jay Islaam continues his conversation with Birmingham-based Indian comedian Mickey Sharma. In this episode, Mickey tells us what he learned from his first year at Edinburgh Fringe and how he did things differently the following year, as well as what he’s planning to do for 2016. Mickey also explains

Duration:00:42:49

057. Mickey Sharma (part 1)

11/25/2016
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Jay Islaam interviews Birmingham-based Indian comedian Mickey Sharma, shortly before he went off to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2016. Mickey has enjoyed a fascinating career to date, and he tells me about some of the highs and lows of his journey to becoming a professional

Duration:00:45:58

056. Tom Short

11/18/2016
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Jay Islaam is having a relaxed chat with award-winning comedian Tom Short, in Manchester, shortly before he went to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2016. The previous year, Tom was part of the team that put on the Funz and Gamez stage show in Edinburgh, which went on

Duration:00:41:57

055. Jake Pickford

11/11/2016
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Jay Islaam is talking to comedian Jake Pickford, behind the scenes at the Comedy Bar show, at Luton’s Hat Factory venue, where he’s the resident compere, earlier in the year. Jake starts off by telling me how he started off his career by doing a course with comedy guru

Duration:00:28:29

054. Mike Gunn (part 2)

11/2/2016
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Jay Islaam continues his conversation with veteran British comedian Mike Gunn, behind the scenes in Birmingham, shortly before he takes the stage at the Glee Club. Mike starts off by explaining why he’s considering quitting standup, as the economics of the circuit are now stacked against comedians. He’s also frustrated

Duration:00:31:41

053. Mike Gunn (part 1)

10/26/2016
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Jay Islaam is talking to veteran British comedian Mike Gunn, behind the scenes in Birmingham, shortly before he takes the stage at the Glee Club. Mike starts off by telling me about how his heroin addiction and recovery led to him taking to the stage. His first

Duration:00:29:23

052. Rahul Kohli

10/19/2016
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Jay Islaam interviews Geordie comedian Rahul Kohli, at his home in Manchester. He’s one of the most exciting new comedians on the circuit and has definitely distinguished himself from his peers by daring to cover a lot of difficult social and political subjects on stage. Rahul’s debut

Duration:00:40:03

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