65 episodes

Comedy writers Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris talk to people who make comedy about something funny that they love. Guests pick a TV show, a film, a book, an album or a comic that means something to them. Maybe we find out something about how comedy works. Maybe there's just a lot of giggling.

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Comedy writers Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris talk to people who make comedy about something funny that they love. Guests pick a TV show, a film, a book, an album or a comic that means something to them. Maybe we find out something about how comedy works. Maybe there's just a lot of giggling.

    Lucy Mangan on Steve Martin Live (1979)

    Lucy Mangan on Steve Martin Live (1979)

    Columnist, author and TV critic Lucy Mangan talks about the joy and comfort she finds in Steve Martin's 1979 stadium stand-up show. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 56 min
    Eddie Izzard on John Lithgow PART TWO

    Eddie Izzard on John Lithgow PART TWO

    PART TWO of our chat with Eddie Izzard about his career, his comedy, acting, stand-up, politics and his love for John Lithgow in 'Third Rock From The Sun'. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 48 min
    SPECIAL: Remain Indoors (with David Mitchell & Jonathan Dryden-Taylor)

    SPECIAL: Remain Indoors (with David Mitchell & Jonathan Dryden-Taylor)

    In a special REMAIN INDOORS edition, recorded remotely, we summon the writing team behind Mitchell & Webb's 'Remain Indoors' After The Event sketches, whilst all remaining indoors, and discuss the unprecedented situation that finds us all remaining indoors, and the story of the writing of this series of post-apocalyptic game show sketches.


    The After The Event sketches are viewable here:
    Series 3
    https://youtu.be/0WsuaYh_hkg
    https://youtu.be/zGa2L_Z1gC4
    https://youtu.be/saaFuBasPZQ
    Series 4
    https://youtu.be/l28o6fJda1c For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    Eddie Izzard on John Lithgow PART ONE

    Eddie Izzard on John Lithgow PART ONE

    Eddie Izzard joins us in a special two part chat about his career, his thoughts on comedy and life, and his love for John Lithgow's multi-Emmy Award winning performance as Dick in 'Third Rock From The Sun'. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min
    Jim Field-Smith on Ghostbusters

    Jim Field-Smith on Ghostbusters

    Director Jim-Field Smith (The Wrong Mans, Stag) talks about directing comedy, and the lessons that can be learned from 1984's classic big screen spookfest Ghostbusters. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Katy Wix on Knowing Me Knowing You With Alan Partridge

    Katy Wix on Knowing Me Knowing You With Alan Partridge

    Katy Wix (Anna & Katy, Stath Lets Flats, Taskmaster) talks about her journey from teenage Alan Partridge fan to sharing a sofa with the chat icon, focusing on Steve Coogan's creation's first solo television outing, Knowing Me Knowing You. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 14 min

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