Audio Interviews

Episode 16: Kirsten MacGregor

According eighteen year old stand-up newcomer Kirsten Macgregor, there are two types of people in the world – and she hates them both. Kirsten chats about suffering from premature old age and explains why she feels suicidal at train stations. First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 15: Abi Roberts

Abi Roberts learned twenty four different duets, with twenty four different comedians, performed over twenty four consecutive days, for an Edinburgh Fringe show. What on earth was she thinking? And why did she name her Labrador, Al Qaeda? First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 14: Aatif Nawaz

Aatif’s flagship show, ‘Muslims Do it Five Times a Day’ sets out to prove that telling Muslim jokes is not a ‘no go area’. But does Aatif Nawaz ever get offended? First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 13: Lewis Schaffer

American Jewish comedian, Lewis Schaffer, sets out to persuade listeners to go and see his Edinburgh Fringe show, ‘Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous, £5’. Does he succeed? You be the judge. First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 12: Aidan Strangeman

Aidan Strangeman (aka Aidan Comerford) is a musician and songwriter by trade, but a relative newcomer to stand-up comedy. He made his Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut in 2015 after winning the ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition at the Gilded Balloon. So what’s the plan? First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 11: Aaron Twitchen

2015 saw comedian Aaron Twitchen return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a third year in a row. He speaks to On the Mic about the show, ‘Aaron Twitchen: Deadlines and Diets’ and his love of women comedians. We also chat about boys…. First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 10: Aidan Killian

Aidan Killian has a reputation for finding the funny in difficult places. He talks about the human stories behind the Holy Trinity of Whistle Blowers, Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 9: Ahir Shah

Unlike many comics who encounter parental disapproval, Ahir Shah’s father actually urged his son to take up stand-up comedy – while Ahir was still at school. Post university, he’s still at it and doing rather well. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 8: Conor Drum

Comedian Conor Drum may be getting older, but he’s not growing up. ‘At 33 I’m single, I live in a basement in London, I have a fake ball and I temp. At last there’s Tinder… if only I could get it to work.’ This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 7 Christian Talbot

Irish comedian, Christian Talbot tells On the Mic that whilst he’s a big fan of Father Ted, he hates drinking Guinness. Turns out Christian is shite at being Irish. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 6: Njambi McGrath

Kenyan born stand-up comedian, Njambi McGrath, chats to Martin Walker about her latest solo Edinburgh show, ‘The Devil’s Door Bell’. She shares her experiences of living in Africa, moving to the UK and then launching her stand-up career. First Broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in August 2015.

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Episode 5: Daphna Baram

Israeli comedian, Daphna Baram, chats about her solo Edinburgh show ‘Something to Declare’ and her three hander, ‘Bombs, Booze and Haggis Strikes Back’. She also offers her views on the divisions with Palestine and Israel – and suggests a solution.

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Episode 4: Rosie Wilby

Comedian and radio presenter, Rosie Wilby discusses her revamped Edinburgh show,’The Science of Sex’. She talks comedy, sex and being openly gay in South London. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 3: Kate Smurthwaite

Kate Smurthwaite is part comedian and part political activist and feminist. But what sort of feminist is she? Kate talks about her turbulent year and takes us behind the scenes as a writer for the popular TV panel show, ‘Have I Got News For You’. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in […]

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Episode 2: Keith Chegwin

Keith Chegwin chats about everything from TV show ‘Cheggars Plays Pop’ to performing on TV in the nude, to his ‘Fave Joke App’. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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Episode 1: Diane Spencer

To launch the On the Mic comedy podcast series we talk to comedian, Diane Spencer. She chats about power tools, cohabiting comedians and working with Nancy Dell’olio. This episode was first broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2015.

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