87 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.

The Alison Spittle Show HeadStuff Podcasts

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

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.

    #88 | Rosemary McCabe

    #88 | Rosemary McCabe

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 88 – Rosemary McCabe



    In Episode 88 – Alison talks to writer Rosemary McCabe about starting a podcast with her sister, explaining pre-Internet to young people, the concept of one good egg, moving to America and making a living on Patreon, grief porn and the relationship between honesty and getting paid.



    Alison Spittle used to do stand-up comedy all the time and soon she will again. See alisonspittle.com or her Twitter for the latest socially-distant gigs.



    Follow Rosemary on Twitter or Instagram for upcoming projects, including her new podcast, Not Without My Sister.



    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club/Sir Bobby Jukebox. 



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    • 1 hr 8 min
    #87 | Fern Brady

    #87 | Fern Brady

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 87 – Fern Brady



    In Episode 87 – Alison talks to comedian Fern Brady about how to be normal, Wheel of Misfortune, dads doing karaoke, growing up in the Donegal of Scotland, covid comedy gigs and the sanctity of “pole songs”.



    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com or her Twitter for the latest. 



    Follow Fern on Twitter for upcoming gigs and projects.



    Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club/Sir Bobby Jukebox. 



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    • 1 hr 16 min
    #86 | Maïa Dunphy

    #86 | Maïa Dunphy

    The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 86 – Maïa Dunphy



    In Episode 86 – recorded at HeadStuff’s swanky new studios as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival– Alison talks to writer and broadcaster Maïa Dunphy about tactical wees, Dealz vibrators, scrapbooking Princess Diana, What Planet Are You On?, Johnny Marr and inconveniencing fascists, being Mr Tayto's biographer, Merlot and Me, the benefits of being a dry shite, why never being proud of your work is very Irish.



    Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com or her Twitter for the latest. 



    Follow Maïa on Twitter for upcoming projects and sure why not take a look at that Mr Tayto biography, support your local bookshop.



    Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club/Sir Bobby Jukebox. 



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    • 59 min
    #85 | Julie Jay

    #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 or her Twitter for the latest.



    Follow Julie on Twitter for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects.



    Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).



    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 48 min
    #84 | Stephen Colfer

    #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 or her Twitter for the latest.



    Follow Stephen on Twitter for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects.



    Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival on Saturday November 16th.



    Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).



    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 39 min
    #83 | Lilly Higgins

    #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 or her Twitter for the latest. .



    Follow Lilly on Instagram 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 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 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.



    Theme tune by No Monster Club. 



    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

IsMiseMarina ,

Love Alison, great to listen to her, especially away from home

I am living in Seattle, from Ireland and love listening to podcasts from home. Delighted to find Alison's podcast today, she is gas and really reminds me of being at home in Ireland. Best of Luck with the podcast series 😀😀😀

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