71 episodes

Paul Boross talks to the funniest and most successful leaders in business, sport and entertainment about how humour measurably improves your business and your life. Humourology is a study into why a good sense of humour is much more than a means to raise a smile – it’s a critical psychological defence against the stresses of everyday life, it’s the source of our resilience and it’s the secret weapon of all successful leaders.
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The Humourology Podcast Paul Boross

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    • 5.0 • 122 Ratings

Paul Boross talks to the funniest and most successful leaders in business, sport and entertainment about how humour measurably improves your business and your life. Humourology is a study into why a good sense of humour is much more than a means to raise a smile – it’s a critical psychological defence against the stresses of everyday life, it’s the source of our resilience and it’s the secret weapon of all successful leaders.
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    Jimmy Mulville on the Humourology Podcast

    Jimmy Mulville on the Humourology Podcast

    Producer and executive Jimmy Mulville joins Paul Boross and The Humourology Podcast to discuss humour’s role in the television business. Mulville is the co-founder of Hat Trick Productions and is responsible for some of television’s most popular punch-line packed programmes including Have I Got News For You, Father Ted and Derry Girls 
    “Humour makes people laugh. It's involuntary. It's very good for the circulation. And it makes you feel very joined up to other people. And also, seriously, it fulfils a very serious role of reducing very difficult frightening concepts to a size that we can all enjoy.”Hear how Jimmy uses his expertise to lead with laughter and how a sense of humour can get you through the hard times only on, The Humourology Podcast.


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Katrine Moholt – Strictly Come Laughing

    Katrine Moholt – Strictly Come Laughing

    Primetime Norwegian Television personality and singer Katrine Moholt joins The Humourology Podcast to discuss her life as a performer. Moholt joins Paul Boross to discuss the value of humour for a life filled love and creative performances on the stage and screen.
    Norwegian TV host and star of of Stricly Come Dancing Katrine Moholt joins Paul Boross and The Humourology Podcast to discuss her life as a performer. Moholt has built a career on heart-warming performances on television and with her music.  
    “It's about being authentic, and not doing the things that you feel are wrong for you.”
    Hear how Katrine has built her life as a primetime television personality and award-winning musical artist by using humour and heart to connect with audiences in both Norway and the world only on, The Humourology Podcast.


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    Kevin Day - Captivating a Crowd with Comedy - Part 2

    Kevin Day - Captivating a Crowd with Comedy - Part 2

    Influential Stand Up comedian and hit comedy writer Kevin Day returns to The Humourology Podcast to continue his conversation on a career in comedy. Day gives a masterclass on audience engagement and discusses the ins and outs of captivating a crowd.
    Kevin Day returns to The Humourology Podcast to join Paul Boross to take a deep dive on audience engagement. Whether delivering a training session or performing on stage, Day gives a plethora of valuable tips and tricks to get audiences laughing and learning. 
    “The most efficient communicators, the most efficient training staff are the ones who can think on their feet.”
    Listen how laughter, learning, and leadership work together to drive your business. Hear Kevin Day recount his career in comedy and share invaluable information from a lifetime of leading with laughter only on The Humourology Podcast. 


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    • 58 min
    Kevin Day - Who Are Ya?! Part One

    Kevin Day - Who Are Ya?! Part One

    Kevin Day joins Paul Boross to discuss a lifetime of leading the way with laughter. As a stand-up comedian and writer for shows like They Think It's All Over, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, and A League Of Their Own, Strictly Come Dancing and, The Graham Norton Show, Day knows a thing or two about captivating crowds with comedy. 
    Humour is important. Even in the darkest of circumstances.Hear how award-winning comedian and writer Kevin Day uses humour to help others through the hard times only on The Humourology Podcast.


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Cally Beaton

    Cally Beaton

    Cally Beaton joins Paul Boross to discuss her cracking career in corporate to taking comedy worlds by storm. From being an executive at an early age to taking the stage as an award-winning comedian, Beaton knows what it takes to make humour happen. 
    “I literally don't think there's an occasion when you can't use humour including a eulogy”Join us as Cally Beaton puts on a masterclass in public speaking and presenting while hearing stories from her time producing at places like MTV, UKTV, and Viacom only on The Humourology Podcast.


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    • 1 hr
    Dominic Holland - Playing for Laughs with Peter Parker’s Pa

    Dominic Holland - Playing for Laughs with Peter Parker’s Pa

    Dominic Holland joins Paul Boross to discuss his life as a funny man and the father of a son who has Eclipsed his own fame. From his illustrious career in comedy to his collection of captivating books, Holland has a knack for capturing the attention of an audience. Whether he is writing, performing, or fathering his son Tom Holland, Dominic loves to lead with laughter. 
    “Laughter is always laughter and you can't have too much laughter.”Join us this week as Dominic Holland relives a life filled with laughter discussing his career, his family, and his future endeavours, only on The Humourology Podcast. 


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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

H tastic ,

Thoroughly recommend

Really enjoy this podcast. Both informative and entertaining. It gives a fascinating insight into the minds of people I really admire (eg the Jo Brand episode). It’s also fabulously thought-provoking (eg the Rory Sutherland episode about creativity)

Eloise Black ,

Refreshingly funny and fascinating podcast

Cannot stop listening to these podcasts!. Paul’s guests are not only extremely interesting but funny too. Paul leads the conversation seamlessly and his expertise and the thought provoking topics discussed make this a fascinating podcast.

Elsa & Chase ,

Ear Candy

Ear candy & balm for the soul warmly wrapped in informative wit that proves the perfect package. Best enjoyed with a fulsome glass of red lobbing darts at a Trump poster. Paul, you are lovely, thank you!

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