Sadia Azmat is a British Asian Stand-up comedian, writer and podcaster from East London. Her comedy delves deep into her experience in the UK Job Market, how working in a Call Centre eliminated visual discrimination and the cross-cultural issues with country faces right now.
She has also broken ground with her amazing podcast, No Country For Young Women on BBC Sounds with Monty Onanuga. They speak graphically and honestly about life, love and work in a white man’s world – give it a listen! https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p064hphr
Jenan Younis is a brilliant London-based comedian with Middle Eastern heritage whose comedy shatters prejudice, racist undertones and social stereotypes with refreshingly honest observant anecdotes. Oh and she also does an unbeatable impression of Stacey Dooley
In this episode we speak about all of that, how her material has adapted over the years and how frequently promoter’s premeditated attitudes have influenced her success.
Rod Richardson is one of the most progressive and talented comedians on the Open Mic/ New Material circuit – we had an amazing conversation about stigma, gay rights and how much further the UK needs to go to be a country of equal opportunity.
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Dan Farmer is a writer and stand-up comedian, he’s one of the kindest people in the comedy world, a great friend of mine, promoter of Relevant Records Comedy Night and co-curator of the Cambridge Fringe Festival.
Kelly Ford is a Radio Presenter/ Producer, Writer, Blogger, Stand-up Comedian and much more. She has gained plenty of traction with her revealing blog ‘Book of Mum’, she’s taking her split-bill show, Two Mums – One Cup with Naomi Wattis to Edinburgh this year and hosts a brilliant radio show called Sex, Lives & Videotapes.
Rich Wilson is one of the best comedians in the UK right now, he’s highly regarded by huge names including Frank Skinner, Richard Herring, Sarah Millican and many more. Join me for a night of comedy from myself, Mel Byron, Rich Wilson followed by an exclusive live interview with Rich himself.
Katie Pritchard is one of the most unique, most talented, most excitable and loveliest comedians on the circuit. She’s progressed rapidly, won highly acclaimed competitions and just keeps impressing wherever she performs. Her new show Storm Stud is absolutely brilliant, she’s previewing it in many different places in the run up to Edinburgh – I really really recommend going to see it.
Jason Stampe has flawlessly mastered the balance between audience interaction and delivering his hilariously relatable anecdotes about his family. He also co-runs one of the best comedy clubs in Cambridgeshire called Big Deal Comedy and even built his own following by being the face of comedy club with is top drawer MCing.
Ophélie Hocquard started comedy only a few years ago with a point to prove to herself that she would her fear of public speaking, within 20 gigs she entered the BBC New Comedy Awards 2017 and reached the semi-finals. Since then, she has become a professional comedian and is going up to Edinburgh with her show; “It’s All Going To Be OK”
Thank you so much for listening to the podcast and those of you who have donated to it, I really do appreciate it. I started the podcast by recording conversations with comedian friends, I ran out of friends and needed to make more so started broadening the episodes to many other comedians. I’ve been absolutely overwhelmed by the lovely comments, praise and support I’ve received from you who listen to the podcast.
At the end of September I will be kickstarting some live recordings with professional comedians in front of a live audience. The evening will consist of comedy from myself, a support act and a performance from the comedian featuring on the podcast.
I have also set up a Patreon Page for listeners to become patrons – by becoming a Level 1 OutLuker you will receive Two Free Tickets to the first Live Recording and 10% off tickets thereafter.