December 4, 2020
Juggler and comedian Steve Royle is this weeks guest. He tells me about how he started juggling ping pong balls, bringing Dan Leno back to the stage and how he once had a proper job.
This episode was recorded before Steve performed in the Britain's Got Talent Semi-Finals, where he ended up in 3rd place in the final.
You can hopefully see Steve performing at Pantomonium! The Pantomime at Blackpool's Grand Theatre. Click here for tickets https://www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk/event/pantomonium-2020
His show 'Naturally Insane The Life of Dan Leno' Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/danlenoaroyaljester/
You can follow Steve on Twitter https://twitter.com/steveroylecomic
and visit his website http://www.steveroyle.com for details of his upcoming tour
November 8, 2020
The Welsh Prince of Laughter, Wyn Calvin is my guest for this episode. Recorded a week before his 95th birthday, Wyn tells me how he got started in the business, sharing some of his wonderful stories and advice for performers.
I would like to thank Wyn and his wife Carole for their hospitality and to David Lloyd-Jones for making this interview possible.
If you have enjoyed this episode, please click this link to make a donation to Noah's Ark, the Children's Hospital Charity of which Wyn is a founder of https://noahsarkcharity.org/our_people/wyn-calvin-mbe-ostj/
May 15, 2020
Celebrating 50 years in the business, legendary Pantomime Dame, comedy historian and radio presenter Paul Harris is my guest for this episode. We chat about his famous book (that should be gracing your shelves), the feedback he was given by his science teacher at an after dinner speech and why you should never ask Paul for help with a chandelier.
You can buy a copy of The Pantomime Book on Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0720613191/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_TE5GEb6ZCPTMX
April 24, 2020
World renowned ukulele player and pantomime star Andy Eastwood is my guest for this episode.
He tells me how he was first introduced to this wonderful little instrument, being taught to self edit from the master of comedy and his love of performing pantomime.
You can find more about Andy at his website http://www.andyeastwood.com
You can follow him https://twitter.com/AndyEastwoodUK
And you can watch him in action at his YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr2MLpiwysLPmD3E5rNLrLw
This episode contains a clip of Leaning On A Lamppost written by Noel Gay, performed by Andy Eastwood GBDJL0700004 under licence.