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Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, The Comedy Cannon brings you arts, culture and comedy related news, reviews, interviews and more.

Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, The Comedy Cannon brings you arts, culture and comedy related news, reviews, interviews and more.
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Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam, The Comedy Cannon brings you arts, culture and comedy related news, reviews, interviews and more.

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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…. You

Duration: 00:18:29


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 comedian, 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 mens rights movement, has generated huge controversy and been the victim of censorship campaigns by some feminist activists. You

Duration: 00:32:05


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


051. Rudi Lickwood (part 2)

10/12/2016
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In this episode, I’m once again talking to veteran British comic Rudi Lickwood, just before he was about to perform at the Jongleurs comedy club in Birmingham. This is part two of a two-part interview. If you haven’t heard part one already then I recommend you go

Duration: 00:39:11


050. Rudi Lickwood (part 1)

10/5/2016
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In this episode, I’m talking to veteran British comic Rudi Lickwood, just before he was about to perform at the Jongleurs comedy club in Birmingham. Rudi has been a part of the British comedy scene since the early 1990s, but he actually started out as an

Duration: 00:30:00


048. Richard Quarmby

9/30/2016
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The Comedy Cannon show on Switch Radio Birmingham. Hosted by Jay Islaam and with special guest Richard Quarmby.

Duration: 00:22:06


047. Gareth Berliner

9/23/2016
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The Comedy Cannon show on Switch Radio Birmingham. Hosted by Jay Islaam and with special guest Gareth Berliner.

Duration: 00:37:42


044. Steve Guy – Art Therapy

9/9/2016
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The Comedy Cannon show on Switch Radio Birmingham. Hosted by Jay Islaam, and with guest Steve Guy - a local counsellor.

033. Roger Swift (part 2)

5/14/2016
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The Comedy Cannon podcast with comedian Roger Swift of Teknicolour Smoof. Hosted by Jay Islaam.

031. Steve Valentino

4/30/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 22nd April 2016. Jay Islaam interviews local actor, musician, professional wrestler and comedian Steve Valentino.

030. Rich Stokes

4/28/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 15th April 2016. Jay Islaam interviews local actor, musician and comedian Rich Stokes.

029. Natalie Cutler, Liz John and Caroline Nash

4/26/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Friday 8th April 2016. Jay Islaam gives you a rundown of what’s happening in Birmingham’s theatres, arts centres, independent cinemas and comedy clubs over the coming week. He also interviews actor Caroline Nash and writer Liz John

028. Glen Gandy and Jo Carter (Blue Giraffe Comedy)

4/24/2016
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Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Wednesday 6th April 2016. Jay Islaam gives you a rundown of what’s happening in Birmingham’s theatres, arts centres, independent cinemas and comedy clubs over the coming week. And our special guests in the studio are Glen
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