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The Blizzard Comedy Podcast

The Blizzard Comedy Podcast

By Blizzard Comedy
Blizzard Comedy is the brainchild of Non-Binary comedian Jonny Collins. It is a retaliation to the aggressive, drunken atmospheres of many big comedy clubs that put off so many from seeing their favourite comedians live.Our objectives are simple:- Provide a safe space for audiences- Give platforms for under-represented and marginalised communities to present their comedy- Being a genuine alternative to mainstream clubsThis is our podcast where we'll chat to some our favourite performers.
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Blizzard Comedy Profiles #19: Benny Shakes
Broadcasted live on Twitch -- Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Benny Shakes has only been gigging since April 2019, and is already leaving an impressive mark on the circuit. From earnest material about living with a disability, to sex jokes, Benny has a charm that wins over even the rowdiest of audiences. Join us here where we chat about the lack of accessibility on the comedy circuit, how to get into comedy, and the importance of representation, as well as the lessons learned from Zoom gigs over the pandemic.  ---- Follow Benny  http://bennyshakes.uk/ https://twitter.com/bennyshakes23?lang=en-gb https://www.instagram.com/bennyshakes/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvIcpHs5HKlG-gL0K7KXUg/videos---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aYSubscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedyCheck out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/... ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcom... Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/ -- Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy----
43:39
October 12, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #18 Tony Wright
Manchester's own Tony Wright has been a part of the Blizzard family since our earliest shows and has done nothing but shine ever since.  In this eye opening chat from the archives we talk about timeless comedians, getting personal, and the relationship between comedy and mental health and how you can maintain it. ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aYSubscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedyCheck out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcomedyCheck out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/ -- Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy
43:02
September 28, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #17 Cerys Bradley
(Dr) Cerys Bradley is one of our favourite comedians - with a background in science, a wealth of knowledge on queer history, and a delivery style that puts some of the biggest names in comedy to shame. Take a peek into the story of their discovery and evolution of comedy, from coming out as Gay, Bisexual & Non-Binary, to the distinctions between funny lectures and stand-up comedy, and the experiences of being a trans comedian on the circuit in 2021 - in our wonderful interview with them today.  ---- Follow Cerys:  https://twitter.com/hashtagcerys?lang=en https://www.facebook.com/hashtagcerys/ https://www.instagram.com/hashtagcerys/?hl=en https://www.cerysbradley.com/ ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aYSubscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedyCheck out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/... ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcom... Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/ -- Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy
01:07:43
September 8, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #16 Kath Marvelley
In today's episode we chat to Kath Marvelley, about the differences between British and Australian comedy, what she's missed from gigging in lockdown, and how being a good comedian is more than having good jokes. ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aYSubscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedyCheck out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/... ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcom... Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/
46:47
August 31, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #15: Ryan Kenny
The "subtle, strange, hilarious" (West Didsbury Comedy Festival) Ryan Kenny has made a name for himself at the Beat the Frog World Series 2020, WDCF New Act 2020 finals and Lancaster New Act 2019 finals. Not only is he a published author, but he's also an all round lovely person. Join our host Jonny Collins in catching up with him and exploring the details of his creative process.  ---- Follow Ryan Kenny on  Twitter: https://twitter.com/rjkennyauthorInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryan.kenny.comedian/Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/R-J-Kenny/e/B01N0SBKJO/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1 ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aYSubscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedyCheck out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/... ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcom... Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/
59:19
August 26, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #14 William Stone
William Stone is gathering moss. Stuck somewhere between reality and dreams, offering glimpses into his world through whimsical oneliners and oblique observations.  For our next Blizzard Comedy Profiles, our host Jonny Collins is sitting down for some one-on-one time with the man himself, chatting about the disconnect between the comedy he likes and the comedy he performs, comedy culture in the UK, and some really wanky stuff about the philosophy and science of stand-up comedy. Follow William stone on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itswilliamstone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itswilliamstone/   Website: https://www.williamstonecomedy.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itswilliamstone/?hl=en ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aY Subscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Check out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcomedy YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz8rtSwsjVr-L8FgLCJ0VOQ Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/
01:05:22
August 5, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #13 Khalid Winter
An insightful chat with comedian Khalid Winter about comedy as a socio-political tool, the dangers of trying to make comedy too 'smart' and how to really engage with and win over rooms even if they won't like or agree with you. Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aY Subscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Check out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/ Support us  on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy or Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy
52:15
July 27, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #12 Eliott Simpson
This episode we're chatting to everyone's favourite Asexual punster, Eliott Simpson!  ​ Follow Eliott on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eliottsockfacesimpson   Twitter: https://twitter.com/SockfaceSimpson   Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/sockfacesimpson/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUhdS5B2LtHeONdxOWMY7MQ/videos & Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sockfacesimpson? Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aY Subscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Check out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/ Support us  on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy or Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy
01:34:53
July 21, 2021
Blizzard Comedy Profiles #11 Katie Mitchell
Join us as we chat to Katie Mitchell about Clowning, Art Degrees and mutual anxieties about crowdwork! Follow Katie Mitchell's various socials and projects here: https://linktr.ee/Katiezoemitchell Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aY Subscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Check out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/ Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy
01:08:00
July 14, 2021
Blizzard Chat #10 Edward Roworth
Chatting with Ed Roworth about his comedy journey and ambitions, the expense of doing prop based comedy, and the art of not making sense. ---- Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/88By4aY Subscribe to our Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Check out our merch: https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/ ---- Support us Via donation on PayPal: paypal.me/blizzardcomedy Regularly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy ---- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlizzardComedy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlizzardComedy/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/blizzardcomedy/ Check out our website: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/
52:48
July 4, 2021
Blizzard Chat #9 Bobbie Jones
Speaking with the lovely Bobbie Jones about mental health, being gay, and doing Jigsaw puzzles. Buy our merch! https://blizzardcomedy.bigcartel.com/products?fbclid=IwAR27TLLclS9LsJNXVo00Pa8wRvcyCLY-1Z3aSG9-xSqNBWm2Qef1-PoSGEo Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy Follow Bobbie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BobbieAnnJones
36:01
March 1, 2021
Blizzard Chat #8 (No) Money In The Bank
We're back! This time with the boys from (No) Money In The Bank: Thom Bee & Andrew Marsh. Chatting about the differences between character comedy and stand-up, Edinburgh shenanigans, and the relationship between mental health and comedy. Support us via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy Or via a one off donation: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/support-us/ Watch Our Livestreams on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz8rtSwsjVr-L8FgLCJ0VOQ And Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/blizzardcomedy Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BlizzardComedy
01:26:36
February 1, 2021
Blizzard Chat #7: Jonny Collins
The tables have turned! Now Jonny Collins is gonna give us some answers. 
55:57
September 1, 2020
Blizzard Chat #6: Tom Burgess (Peter Fleming)
Today we chat to the man behind everyone's favourite children's television producer from the 60s and 70s! Peter Fleming (as portrayed by Tom Burgess) is a wonderful character, and today we get to chat with Tom about where the idea came from, his background in sketch comedy and his experience as a niche character comedian on the circuit. Follow Peter Here: https://twitter.com/PeterFlemingTV Support Blizzard Comedy @  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=
51:25
July 13, 2020
Blizzard Chat #5: Eleanor Morton
Today we are speaking to Eleanor Morton, a delightfully awkward yet powerful voice on the circuit!Support Eleanor here
57:41
June 15, 2020
Blizzard Chat #4: Raul Kohli
Today we are speaking to the excellent Raul Kohli - a unique voice in comedy with an astute and nuanced political insight that makes him a titan on the circuit. Listen to his podcast "Comic Sanskrit" Here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07xhfxwFollow him on twitter @RaulKohliComic
59:27
June 1, 2020
Blizzard Chat #3: Mabel Slattery
This episode we chat with the lovely Mabel Slattery about Cornwall, teaching, medieval history, and performing with a speach impediment! Subscribe to our patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy
50:46
May 11, 2020
Blizzard Chat #2: Ben Hodge
Our Patreon supporters have spoken - so today's episode features Ben Hodge! A Gay Trans comic who does not shy away from the vulgar!Follow him on twitter @Destroy_Axiom Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedyPaypal: https://blizzardcomedy.co.uk/support-us/
43:56
April 27, 2020
Blizzard Chat #1: Umby Winters
The first in a new series where we interview our favourite acts to get a look into their stand-up journey.Find us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blizzardcomedy Follow Umby Winters @UmbyWintershttps://www.youtube.com/user/ohaiumby
51:47
April 13, 2020