What makes a stand up comedian tick? How do they handle heckles and bad gigs? Are they brave or just mal adjusted individuals? And what makes them want to do this impossible job in the first place?
Join Nathan Cassidy, stand up comedian and BA Sci in Psychology – a first from Bristol University – as he delves into the dark recesses of the comedian’s psyche in Psycomedy.
Psycomedy has charted in India, Iceland, Macau, Singapore, Mongolia, France, Ireland, the UK, and was briefly number one in Argentina!
'There are plenty of laddish comedy podcasts out there with blokes laughing a bit too loudly at each other. This, thankfully, isn't one of them. It's thoughtful, sensitive, and also funny! Nathan is a cracking host who listens carefully and only interjects to steer conversation to deeper, more interesting elements of what it takes to be a comic.' BBC Radio.
Kate Copstick Part Two
In part two, Nathan presses Kate to accept that working for a charity automatically means 'you care' and asks the question every comedian wants to know from a reviewer: Do you regret anything harsh you ever wrote about someone?
Kate Copstick Part One
She's a giant in the comedy world and her scathing reviews have filled comedians with dread and angst for years. But is she really the 'rancid old bitch' she's portrayed as? Is there a good, caring person behind the poisoned pen?
As a kid he created his own world which helped shaped his escapists style of comedy. So who cares if Stewart Lee doesn't like him.
He became a stand up at 14 when he was the runner up on Series 7 of Britain's Got Talent. How has that early fame and dealing with a disability affected his mental health?
Recorded way back before Lockdown and when Covid was barely a thing, the US comic talks about over-bearing parents, failed relationships and the hell of Edinburgh - you know all the good stuff before Corona killed comedy.
J-L Cauvin Part 2
His Trump impression has made him a Twitter superstar but his first love is stand up, so Nathan delves deep into JL's 17 year career and upbringing to find out what led to this moment of fame.