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Comedy writer and performer, Simon Topping, talks to other funny professionals about how it all started for them; delving a little into their childhood, how they were as kids, plus the breaks they got and the people who helped them along the way, as well as the challenges they faced. Did anyone ever urge them, “Get Yourself a Proper Job?” Let’s find out.

Get Yourself a Proper Job Simon Topping

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Comedy writer and performer, Simon Topping, talks to other funny professionals about how it all started for them; delving a little into their childhood, how they were as kids, plus the breaks they got and the people who helped them along the way, as well as the challenges they faced. Did anyone ever urge them, “Get Yourself a Proper Job?” Let’s find out.

    Dan Evans: Episode 3

    Dan Evans: Episode 3

    Dan Evans first appeared on the comedy circuit in 1994, shortly after leaving a promising career as one of East Anglia's leading office menials.Since then he has played clubs and universities throughout the UK and gigged in Holland, Germany, Dubai and...

    • 41 min
    Elf Lyons: Episode 2

    Elf Lyons: Episode 2

    Elf Lyons is an award-winning comedian, writer and theatre director. She has gained a reputation as one of the most innovative performers on the UK comedy circuit - through her dynamic high spectacle comedy shows Swan (2017), ChiffChaff (2018), Medusa...

    • 34 min
    George Egg: Episode 1

    George Egg: Episode 1

    In the first episode of Get Yourself A Proper Job, Simon Topping talks to top cooking comedian George Egg. George has done 3 sell out Edinburgh Fringe shows about food, Anarchist Cook, DIY Chef and his latest creation, Moveable Feast.  He had also...

    • 55 min

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