Audio Interviews

Episode 491: Isma Almas

Isma talks to On the Mic about her 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show, ‘About a Buoy – Adventures in Adoption’. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 490: Ian Smith II

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith returned to Edinburgh in 2019 with his sixth solo show. But what the hell was he doing in Chernobyl? First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 489: Huge Davies

On the Mic talks to musical comedian Huge Davies about his debut Edinburgh stand up show. Expect dark humour and surreal songs. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 488: Helen Bauer

Helen enjoys a drama. She’s her mother’s daughter, taking a small situation, blowing it up, then getting upset that it’s out of her control. Makes for good comedy. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 487: Harriet Dyer

On the Mic talks to Harriet about dinosaurs, because dinosaurs are cool. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 486: Harriet Braine II

In her historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance, patriarchy and her inner demons. We talk to Harriet about these pinoneers and we hear some songs from the show. First broadcast as part of ‘On the […]

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Episode 485: George Rigden

As a child, George was friends with spoon bender Uri Geller for two years. He tells us the bizarre but true story of that friendship. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 484: George Egg

Stand up comedian, George Egg cooks live on stage. For his 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show he demonstated how to cook with an engine, procure items from the train buffet trolley and turn unexpected roadworks into a picnic. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 483: Damien Warren-Smith

Acting was invented by the ancient Greeks. Before that, people were just pretending. Damien Warren-Smith talks to On the Mic about his character, Garry Starr. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 482: Frisky and Mannish

Ten years since they burst onto the scene with their wildly popular brand of musical infotainment, Laura from Frisky and Mannish talks to On the Mic. Featuring several original songs and parodies. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 481: Felix and the Scootermen

We’re granting you, the audience, access all areas! A-list, pop-star celebrities Felix Scoot and Lee Delamere welcome you behind the velvet rope. You may also know them as chart group, The Hoosiers. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 480: Esther Manito

Has history taught us nothing? Crusades don’t work! So You Think You’re Funny finalist 2017 and co-author of ‘Don’t Panic I’m Islamic’ talks about her debut stand-up hour. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 479: Erich McElroy III

Erich says that he’s the only true centrist comedian at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe – rising up to demand incremental change and reasoned debate. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 478: Eric Lampaert

In a frank and open interview, Eric talks about his adventures in mental health and hanging out in Hollywood. Includes stand up from the 2018 hit comedy album, ‘Alien of Extraordinary Ability’. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 477: Eli Matthewson

It’s been 10 years since Eli was made Head Environment Prefect at high school. It’s hard to believe he still hasn’t saved the world. In fact he’s starting to worry he’s made it worse. When everything in the world seems terrible, can one Inconvenient Poof make a difference? First broadcast as part of ‘On the […]

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Episode 476: Ed MacArthur

Join award-winning Ed MacArthur in this madcap, multi-instrumental, one-man musical comedy. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 475: Dominic Frisby II

Enjoy comic songs and stories from the libertarian musical comedian and hard Brexit advocate. If you believe in things like free speech, free trade, bitcoin and hate the metropolitan liberal elite , you’ll enjoy this. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 474: Diana Dinerman

Diana Dinerman was a history professor on a PhD track, specialising in a niche area of Modern Dance history… then she became a stand-up comedian. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 473: David Ephgrave II

Stand up comedy and chat from one of our favourite comedians. David talks about his 2019 Edinburgh Festival fringe show, ‘Niche’, which was sadly cancelled. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 472: Dave Green

Join absurdist comedian and celebrity look-a-like, Dave Green, for some stand up and chat. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 471: Darius Davies II

As seen on the BBC and Channel 4. Anglo-Iranian, English Comedian of the Year finalist 2017, enjoy stand up and chat with Darius Davies. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 470: Daniel Muggleton II

Australian comedian and tracksuit enthusiast Daniel Muggleton’s just woke enough to know he’s an asshole. But who wants to be a hero these days anyway? First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 469: Daniel Audritt II

Award-winning comedian, writer and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Modern Horror Stories, Daniel Audritt brings his much-anticipated debut hour to Edinburgh in 2019. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 468: Dan Soder

Dan Soder addresses the many questions that the mid-30s bring: should he (if given the chance) have kids? Is wanting to be liked a bad thing? Live stand up and chat with the American comedian. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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Episode 467: Daliso Chaponda

Daliso shot to fame on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views. He then wrote and starred in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show ‘Citizen of Nowhere’. Enjoy stand up and chat from the ‘Blacklisted’ comedian. First broadcast as part of ‘On the Mic’ on UJR

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