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Rough As Comedy

Rough As Comedy

By Sarah Bridgeman
So you want to try stand up comedy for the very first time? This podcast is for you. Rough As is a comedy club for comedians and we'll take you from sofa to stand up and beyond.
With thanks to Dan Morgan for help with editing and Zach Williams for our logo
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Episode 1 - Intro to comedy plus interview with Simon Emanuel

Rough As Comedy

S2 Ep3 Gigging Online plus chat with Lucy Orchard.
So the world is currently in hiding from Covid-19 and performing comedy on stage is currently on hold until the pubs and clubs open. Many clubs have gone online, including Rough As, but what is it like? I have some hints and tips plus I chat with Lucy Orchard who has done a ton of online gigging. I had a really fun chat with Lucy, I hope you enjoy it and let us know how you're getting on in the quarantine either through facebook or Anchor.
May 27, 2020
Series 2 Episode 2 - Wellness and Mental health
This time I have a good long chat with Sianny Thomas, the queen of meme on Facebook, BBC Sesh contributor and health advocate, about looking after your mental and physical well-being whilst taking part in comedy. It's not easy balancing life whilst trying to write and perform comedy, Sianny shares her experiences and gives us some hints and tips on how to create a good balance. Thanks as ever to Dan Morgan for his brilliant editing. Thanks as well to Zach Williams for our fab logo.
March 09, 2020
Series 2 Episode 1 - Planning
After a short hiatus, we're back with more hints and tips for comedy writing and performing for newbies. In this episode I go over how my Edinburgh last year went and the plans for future episodes. Also I highlight some ways to help you write and perform better by planning, I detail why you should and then how to plan. Thanks to Dan K Morgan for editing all my umms of which there were many.
January 05, 2020
Episode 6 - do's and don'ts when starting out plus chat with Dan Morgan
The do's and don'ts then a mini documentary of an evenings gigging finishing off with a chat with our podcast editor and Comedy Geek collaborator Dan Morgan
July 30, 2019
Episode 5 Doing your first gig plus chat with Zach Williams
Sarah talks about the different kinds of comedy nights, your potential thought process in the run up to the first gig and the gig itself. Also Sarah chats to Zach Williams about his first gig. Thanks to DKM for editing and Zach Williams for the logo
June 24, 2019
Episode 4 - Performance Skills and chat with Esyllt Sears and Eleri Morgan
In this episode I go over what we mean by performance, what can happen physically and mentally as you come out of your comfort zone and I have a chat with Comedians Esyllt Sears and Eleri Morgan. With thanks to DKM for editing and Zach Williams for our logo. Plus there's an extra treat after the podcast so listen out for that 😁
June 11, 2019
Episode 3 Joke Writing and chat with Ali Hancock
In this episode I go over different types of jokes and myself and Ali talk about our joke writing process. With thanks to DKM for editing and Zach Williams for our logo.
June 01, 2019
Episode 2 Comedians Skills, abilities, writing and an interview with Paul Hilleard
Have you done your homework from Episode 1? I'll cover the skills and abilities of a comedian a bit on the writing process and I chat with newer act Paul Hilleard about his experience so far. With thanks to DKM for editing and Zach Williams for our logo.
June 01, 2019
Episode 1 - Intro to comedy plus interview with Simon Emanuel
I talk about the purpose of the podcast, identify comedy and where to look out for it. I then have a chat with Simon Emanuel about his experience of starting out. Feel free to send me any questions either through Anchor or the Rough As Comedy Facebook group. A huge thank you to Dan Morgan of the Comedy Geek podcast for editing, check them out! 😁
May 15, 2019
The intro to the podcast
Sarah introduces the Rough As Comedy club and what you can expect from the podcast in coming episodes
May 13, 2019