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Sit Down to Stand Up’ one man’s journey to the comedy stage Jack Laurence, anchor for the Australian radio show 'Hughsey and Kate', has spent the past decade working in commercial radio with some of the funniest people in Australia. Jack has a secret. For years he has yearned for the courage to take to the stage and perform his own stand-up comedy. The problem? He’s terrified. Firstly, there’s the obvious fear that comes with public speaking. There’s not many people who feel comfortable speaking in front of a group of people. That feeling is magnified tenfold when those people are paying! Secondly, and most importantly, there’s the burning question of “will anyone even laugh?”. ‘Sit down to Stand up’ is Jack’s journey from sitting down behind a desk to standing up in front of a paying crowd. He will interview a host of stand-up comedians from Australia, and around the globe, about their journeys into the world of comedy. How they write jokes, how they deal with hecklers and everything in between.

Sit Down to Stand Up’ one man’s journey to the comedy stage Jack Laurence, anchor for the Australian radio show 'Hughsey and Kate', has spent the past decade working in commercial radio with some of the funniest people in Australia. Jack has a secret. For years he has yearned for the courage to take to the stage and perform his own stand-up comedy. The problem? He’s terrified. Firstly, there’s the obvious fear that comes with public speaking. There’s not many people who feel comfortable speaking in front of a group of people. That feeling is magnified tenfold when those people are paying! Secondly, and most importantly, there’s the burning question of “will anyone even laugh?”. ‘Sit down to Stand up’ is Jack’s journey from sitting down behind a desk to standing up in front of a paying crowd. He will interview a host of stand-up comedians from Australia, and around the globe, about their journeys into the world of comedy. How they write jokes, how they deal with hecklers and everything in between.
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Australia

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Sit Down to Stand Up’ one man’s journey to the comedy stage Jack Laurence, anchor for the Australian radio show 'Hughsey and Kate', has spent the past decade working in commercial radio with some of the funniest people in Australia. Jack has a secret. For years he has yearned for the courage to take to the stage and perform his own stand-up comedy. The problem? He’s terrified. Firstly, there’s the obvious fear that comes with public speaking. There’s not many people who feel comfortable speaking in front of a group of people. That feeling is magnified tenfold when those people are paying! Secondly, and most importantly, there’s the burning question of “will anyone even laugh?”. ‘Sit down to Stand up’ is Jack’s journey from sitting down behind a desk to standing up in front of a paying crowd. He will interview a host of stand-up comedians from Australia, and around the globe, about their journeys into the world of comedy. How they write jokes, how they deal with hecklers and everything in between.

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English

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Episodes

10: Sit Down to Stand Up - Kate Langbroek

10/9/2017
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In the final episode of the series I chat with the amazing Kate Langbroek. Kate has been a Radio host, writer, actor, comedian (although she wouldn't call herself one) for many years. She has worked alongside the biggest names in the business and has cemented herself as one of Australia's most successful media personalities especially on our radios. With her knowledge of the comedy brain and how comedians tick I thought there would be no one better to give me feedback on my first ever 5 min...

Duration:00:47:51

Sit Down to Stand Up - Dave O'Neil Episode 9

10/1/2017
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This week I chat with the brilliant Dave O'Neil! Dave has been on the comedy scene for years. He has been all over Australian Radio and T.V and is a true gentleman and really nice guy. With decades of experience he was the perfect guy to chat with just before my very first 5 mins. Make sure you check out Dave's podcast the debrief! https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-debrief-with-dave-oneil/id1255075233?mt=2 Check out the new YouTube mini doco now - http://bit.ly/JKYouTubeSDTSU

Duration:00:46:52

Sit Down to Stand Up - Rohan Ganju Episode 8

9/24/2017
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This week I chat to the very funny Rohan Ganju, I found Rohan's comedy on YouTube one night and was crying laughing! this is my chat with him!

Duration:00:31:58

Sit Down to Stand Up - Dilruk Jayasinha Episode 7

9/17/2017
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This episode I catch up with the very funny Dilruk Jayasinha. Dilruk loves everything about his craft of comedy, in fact if he won the lottery tomorrow nothing would change in his life, expect maybe buying a nice house!

Duration:00:52:25

Sit Down to Stand Up - Alasdair Tremblay - Birchall Episode 6

9/10/2017
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This episode I catch up with Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall a writer for T.V and a stand up comic. Alasdair is a 'sounding board' for a number of his comedy friends, I decided to also get him to be my sounding board on a few of my ideas. little did I know what impact he'd have on this entire podcast.

Duration:00:36:18

Sit Down to Stand Up - Amos Gill Episode 5

9/7/2017
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This episode I catch up with, in my opinion, one of this country's funniest young comedians. Amos Gill and I met in 2015 when we were chucked together to launch a new breakfast radio show in Adelaide. One of the nicest blokes around and a truly gifted guy. Enjoy!

Duration:00:41:00

Sit Down to Stand Up - Craig 'Lowie' Low Episode 4

9/3/2017
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This episode I catch up with me old mate Lowie. He's been doing radio & TV from his early teens. The former host of Lowie's Hot 30 & Ralph TV, he currently calls L.A home where he is a regular on the comedy circuit and hosts his show 'Lowie Live' which can be heard across the ARN network on KIIS FM.

Duration:00:55:09

Sit Down to Stand Up - Matt Stewart Episode 3

8/30/2017
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In episode 3 I catch up with Melbourne comedian and the 2014 RAW Comedy winner. I met Matt when I went to watch a stand up show in St Kilda in Melbourne, I loved his set and approached him after the show to see if he would be keen to come on Sit Down to Stand Up... He said Yes! #comedy #comedian #standup #funny #jokes #comic #podcast #joke

Duration:00:37:24

Sit Down to Stand Up - James McCann Episode 2

8/30/2017
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In episode two I catch up with radio personality, writer and comedian James McCann! I met James when I moved to Adelaide to do breakfast radio. James is quirky and an odd ball, when you first come across him you instantly think, this guy has to be some sort of lunatic!! He is a genuine and lovely guy and also very funny!

Duration:00:31:24

Sit Down to Stand Up - Dave Hughes 'Hughesy' Episode 1

8/30/2017
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Episode one I catch up with Australia's number one comedian and co-host of Hughesy & Kate on KIIS FM Dave 'Hughesy' Hughes. #comedy #hughesy #comic #standup #podcast #standupcomedy #comedian #jokes #funny #joke

Duration:00:45:03

Sit Down to Stand Up - Episode 0

8/30/2017
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Here we go! in this episode you'll find out who I am, what I'm doing & why. #comedy #standupcomedy #comic #comedian #jokes #funny #standup #standupcomic

Duration:00:21:20

Sit Down to Stand Up - Tease

8/7/2017
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I have spent the last decade of my life working on Australian radio as a Dj, working solo and as part of comedy based show's. Most recently I've become part of the National Australian drive show Hughesy & Kate working as the shows anchor. For years I've loved the idea of getting up on stage and trying my hand at comedy but have never had the guts to do it. ‘Sit Down to Stand up’ sees me interviewing comedians from all over the world on their own journey to the comedy stage, as well as their...

Duration:00:03:55