85 episodes

Stand up comedian turned talk show host, Alison Spittle sits down for a chin wag with Ireland's finest mouths in front of a live audience. It's a talk show that loves a good chat.

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Stand up comedian turned talk show host, Alison Spittle sits down for a chin wag with Ireland's finest mouths in front of a live audience. It's a talk show that loves a good chat.

    85: #85 | Julie Jay

    85: #85 | Julie Jay

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 85 – Julie Jay
    In Episode 85 – recorded at The Podcast Studios as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival – Alison chats to comedian Julie Jay about being a late bloomer to comedy, nervous breakdowns, comedic insecurity, stalking Des Bishop, her comedy wife Emma Doran, a love of true crime, ruining Saved By The Bell, coping with being a Dancing With The Stars widow, podcasting and chasing the next big thing.
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest.
    Follow Julie on Twitter (https://twitter.com/juliejaycomedy) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects.
    Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).

    • 48 min
    84: #84 | Stephen Colfer

    84: #84 | Stephen Colfer

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 84 – Stephen Colfer
    In Episode 84 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to actor, writer and producer Stephen Colfer about the phenomenon that is Dreamgun, the Dublin Fringe festival, Chaos Theory, teenage mobster scripts, Liverpudlian operas and selling merch at Cat Laughs. 
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest.
    Follow Stephen on Twitter (https://twitter.com/stephenpip) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects.
    Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-2019/event/18005734A62F6537) on Saturday November 16th.
    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).

    • 39 min
    83: #83 | Lilly Higgins

    83: #83 | Lilly Higgins

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 83 – Lilly Higgins
    In Episode 83 – recorded at The Cork Podcast Festival – Alison chats to food writer, photographer and Fancy Vittler herself, Lilly Higgins. They chat about mad food trends, cooking on live TV, Daithí O Sé’s taste tests, deep-fried Mars Bars, the limited powers of Charlie Red body spray, postcode-restricted swag, freelance and family, sprout shortages and why the Higgins sisters are kind of like Cobh’s version of the Spice Girls.
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. .
    Follow Lilly on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lilly_higgins_/) for stupidly beautiful pictures of food and recipes you can actually make without summoning a spirit.
    Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-2019/event/18005734A62F6537) and thank you so much to the team at The Cork Podcast Festival for having us. So many festivals.
    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club. 

    • 51 min
    82: #82 | Hannah Mamalis

    82: #82 | Hannah Mamalis

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 82 – Hannah Mamalis
    In Episode 82 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to comedian Hannah Mamalis about the patriarchy, Reviewables (https://www.headstuff.org/reviewables/) and Phoning It In (https://www.headstuff.org/phoning-it-in/) , grinding on fairy forts in Connemara, Flossy Tops McGonagle, a string of pets doomed for tragedy, going to school at a tourist attraction, teenage politics, Republic of Telly, barbecuing in Stillorgan and haunted c***s.
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August.
    Follow Hannah Mamalis on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Hantmam) for upcoming gigs, including Dreamgun’s London residency.
    Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Cork Podcast Festival (https://uticket.ie/event/the-alison-spittle-show-cork-podcast-festival) and The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-2019/event/18005734A62F6537) . So many festivals.
    Thanks to HeadStuff.org (https://www.headstuff.org/) for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club. 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    81: #81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

    81: #81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 81 – Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)
    In Episode 81 – recorded at HeadStuff – Alison talks to Extra Ordinary writers and directors Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (a.k.a. D.A.D.D.Y.) about murder, music videos, famine graves and first films, Betamax, historic potholes, casting agents for dogs, working with magpies, selling your soul, test screenings, ghost stories and tiny haunting.
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. 
    Extra Ordinary is in Irish cinemas now. Check out Enda and Mike’s website teamdaddy.com (http://www.teamdaddy.com/) for more information about additional screenings and upcoming projects.
    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club. 

    • 46 min
    80: #80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

    80: #80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

    In Episode 80 – recorded at Electric Picnic 2019 – Alison talks to comedians Kevin McGahern and Tony Cantwell about getting to know each other intimately in Edinburgh, civil war, chipper fights, early internet memories and some very acrobatic attempts to sneak into nightclubs.
    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest, including the Dublin Fringe.
    Get tickets to Tony’s Dublin Fringe show, Live Feed, here (https://smockalley.com/live-feed/) . Both he and Kevin will join Alison as part of the Pick of the Fringe showcase in London. Tickets to Tony here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-tony-cantwell-tickets-71504402593) and Kevin here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-kevin-mcgahern-tickets-71504920141) . 
    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them.
    If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help.
    Catch you next time.
    Cover photo by Dylan Haskins, who also curated the Ah Hear! Stage at Electric Picnic.
    Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) .
    Theme tune by No Monster Club.

    • 57 min

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