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The Dinner Party

The Dinner Party

By Jericho Comedy
In each episode of The Dinner Party, host Conor McReynolds asks guests to describe their dream dinner parties. Who would they invite? Where in the world would they host their party? And what would they cook for their esteemed guests?

The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
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Episode 18: John Hoggarth
This week on The Dinner Party, we’re joined by the co-director of Oxford’s beautiful North Wall Arts Centre, John Hoggarth. John has had a really exciting career in theatre, having overseen the National Youth Theatre, and worked with and mentored young performers who have gone on to do some incredible things. In this episode, we chat all about John’s interests in creativity, theatre and comedy, and we hear all about the extraordinary group of guests John would assemble for his dream dinner party. The North Wall is really a stunning venue, both from an audience and performer perspective – you owe it to yourself to check it out! Have a look at their website (www.thenorthwall.com) and give them a follow on Twitter (@TheNorthWall) to stay across the incredibly exciting performances coming up in the coming months (including Jericho Comedy’s Oxfordshire Mind Gala)! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! Indeed, you can subscribe to the series to catch up on all the previous episodes with our absolutely fantastic guests. And if you wanted to leave a little five-star review while you were there, that would make our day! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy Production. For more info on Jericho Comedy visit www.jerichocomedy.com For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com
2:10:16
November 27, 2020
Episode 17: Daniel Nils Roberts
This week on The Dinner Party we’ve got the remarkable Daniel Nils Roberts joining us! Daniel is an incredible performer, a really skilled writer and a terrific filmmaker. You may be familiar with Daniel from his work with Racing Minds or the hit improv troupe Austentatious. Or you may have seen him at one of his award-winning solo shows. Or maybe you’re lucky enough to be encountering Daniel for the first time in this podcast?! Check out Daniel’s website (www.danielnilsroberts.com) and Twitter account (@DanielNRoberts), and follow the wonderful Austentatious (@Austenimpro) to keep across all the group’s upcoming live dates. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! Indeed, you can subscribe to the series to catch up on all the previous episodes with our absolutely fantastic guests. And if you wanted to leave a little five-star review while you were there, that would make our day! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy Production. For more info on Jericho Comedy visit www.jerichocomedy.com For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com
1:44:38
November 20, 2020
Episode 16: Liz Guterbock
This week on The Dinner Party, we’re chatting to the absolutely wonderful Liz Guterbock! Liz is a Californian actor, comedian and voiceover artist based in London, and she’s just great! In this episode, Liz puts together her dream group of dinner party guests, and it’s a belter of an episode. Check out Liz on Twitter (@LizGuterbock) and on Instagram (@LizGuterbock), and keep across her live dates as she is such a super live act – you don’t want to miss her! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! You can subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don’t miss any other episodes, and you can listen back to some of our other brilliant guests’ dream dinner parties! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:46:59
November 13, 2020
Episode 15: Harry Househam
This week on The Dinner Party we’re looking towards Halloween with a nightmarish fantasy dinner party! Jericho Comedy’s Harry Househam has been tasked with putting together the worst night of his life – the places he hates, the food he despises, and the guests he’d never want to be stuck with…listen in to hear how horrifying Harry’s nightmare dinner party is! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy Production. For more info on Jericho Comedy and all the brilliant shows we’re putting on over the coming weeks and months visit www.jerichocomedy.com If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com
1:38:40
October 30, 2020
Episode 14: Dave Chawner
This week we’re hearing the dream dinner party of comedian, author and mental health campaigner, Dave Chawner! Dave is such a thoughtful, hopeful, optimistic and funny guy – his passion and enthusiasm are infectious, and hearing him talk about the people who inspire him most is a real treat. Check out loads of Dave’s comedy on his website (www.davechawner.co.uk) and his Twitter account (@DaveChawner)! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy Production. For more info on Jericho Comedy visit www.jerichocomedy.com For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com
1:24:30
October 23, 2020
Episode 13: Josie Peters
Our guest on The Dinner Party this week is an improvisor, illustrator, singer and astrophysicist – Dr. Josie Peters! Josie is involved with several Jericho Comedy shows, including An Improvised Funeral, The Show That Must Not Be Named, and Murder on the National Express. You can check out Josie’s fantastic range of different creative things online – check out her website (www.josieapeters.com). For her hilarious comedy, check out @josiepeterscomedy. For her vibrant art, see @artartyeahart, and for science and all other things Josie, check out @josieapeters (all on Instagram)! The link to the video mentioned of Josie’s third guest (spoiler alert!) is here: https://youtu.be/f6F_CF7Yvo0 If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! You can subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don’t miss any other episodes, and you can listen back to some of our other brilliant guests’ dream dinner parties! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:27:42
October 16, 2020
Episode 12: Isa Bonachera
The wonderful Isa Bonachera is our guest on The Dinner Party this week! Isa’s a terrific stand-up comedian who covers a huge variety of topics in her comedy – everything from beekeeping to space exploration! Isa’s a BBC New Comedy finalist, and she is a total favourite of ours at Jericho Comedy! Check out some of Isa’s superb work online! Follow her on Twitter (@IsaBonachera) and check out her website (www.isabonachera.com)! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! You can subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don’t miss any other episodes, and you can listen back to some of our other brilliant guests’ dream dinner parties! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:24:19
October 9, 2020
Episode 11: Geoff Norcott
This week on The Dinner Party, we’re joined by the voice of Conservative Britain, Geoff Norcott! Geoff tells us all about his dream dinner party – where he’d host it, who would be there, and what he’d cook up! It’s a fascinating chat all about Geoff’s comedy, and about the people that Geoff would most want to meet. Make sure you stay across all of Geoff’s really exciting work, from live shows to TV and radio, online gigs and his podcast, by following Geoff on Twitter (@GeoffNorcott). Also, make sure you check out Geoff’s podcast, What Most People Think! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! You can subscribe to the podcast to make sure you don’t miss any other episodes, and you can listen back to some of our other brilliant guests’ dream dinner parties! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
56:55
October 2, 2020
Episode 10: Laura Lexx
This week on The Dinner Party we’ve got the gloriously funny and fun Laura Lexx, describing in fantastic detail where she’d host her dream dinner party, who would be there, and what they’d be eating. It’s a total joy of an episode! Laura is an absolute comedy natural. She’s won multiple awards for her compering, and won the Comedian’s Choice Award at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe for her amazing show, Trying (which you can see on NextUp!). This year, she went viral with her hilarious Tweets about her imagined life with German football manager Jurgen Klopp, which resulted in Laura getting a book deal for two novels! Klopp, Actually is out now in audio, eBook and print (I personally LOVED the audiobook!). Make sure you follow Laura on Twitter (@lauralexx), and check out her website - www.lauralexx.co.uk! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:24:31
September 25, 2020
Episode 9: Rebecca Hendin
This week we take the ‘dream’ part of the dream dinner party to a whole new level! Political cartoonist Rebecca Hendin has chosen an exceptional group of dinner party guests in a brilliant party venue – it really is so funny and fantastically madcap! Rebecca is a terrific cartoonist, illustrator and animator. Last year she won Political Cartoon of the Year, and her work regularly features in publications and websites across the world. Make sure you check out Rebecca’s brilliant work on her website (https://www.rebeccahendin.com/), and follow her on Facebook and Twitter. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:13:39
September 17, 2020
Episode 8: Jake Farrell
It’s Jake Farrell’s turn this week to describe his dream dinner party, and he has put together a truly fascinating group of guests! Jake is a brilliant comedian and writer, who is a regular performer at Jericho Comedy, and who recently contributed a chapter to Penguin Random House’s fantastic Edinburgh Unlocked audiobook.  Make sure you’re following Jake on Twitter and Instagram (both @j_akefarrell), and also check out the very funny Two Footed Football series that he makes with some other great comics. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com.
1:43:14
September 11, 2020
Episode 7: Philippa Carson
This episode of The Dinner Party features the wonderful Philippa Carson of hit sketch group Just These Please! Find out which fantastic people Philippa would gather together at her dream dinner party – it’s such a great group of people! Philippa is a brilliant actor and comedian – follow her on Instagram (@pip_carson) and Twitter (@pipcarson), and make sure you subscribe to the fantastic Just These Please on YouTube! We also spoke about two other brilliant podcasts – The Last Ten Minutes from the fantastic Sean Matthews and Will Sebag Montefiore (also of JTP fame!), and the superb An Irishman Abroad from the exceptional Jarlath Regan. Check those out (after you’ve binged all the previous episodes of The Dinner Party, of course)! If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, etc.! We love making this, and would be very grateful for your help in spreading the word about it! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio, writing and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:35:36
September 4, 2020
Episode 6: Josh Berry
This week, I’m speaking to comedian and impressionist Josh Berry about his dream dinner party. Find out where he’d host his party, who he’d invite, and what he’d cook for his guests… Josh is absolutely fantastic – check out his show Josh Berry’s Fake News (nominee for 2020 British Podcast Best Comedy Award), and make sure you follow Josh on Twitter and Instagram (@JoshBerryComedy)! Josh also recommended checking out this documentary (SPOILER ALERT FOR ONE OF HIS GUESTS!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JWsiLmLhZg If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, shout about it and tell all your friends! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:25:21
August 28, 2020
Episode 5: Francesca Forristal
This week, the brilliant Francesca Forristal talks us through her dream dinner party – where she’d host it, who she’d invite and what they’d be eating. It’s a brilliant conversation talking about all about her life as a writer, performer and drag king, Christian Adore! Have a look at Chesca’s website (http://www.forristal.co.uk/), Forristal and Clarke (https://www.forristalclarke.co.uk/), and the wonderful Dragprov Revue (http://dragprov.com/)! You can also follow Francesca on Twitter and Instagram (@Forristalwrites). Chesca also recommended checking out How to Win Against History, which you can find on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7yuwUkkM7LHcArPnW6BDcX?si=zH6UQEGsS0OCidBX-mLihA If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, like, shout about and tell all your friends! For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:26:08
August 21, 2020
Episode 4: Paul Boyd
In this week’s episode of The Dinner Party, Conor McReynolds chats to the fantastic theatre writer and composer Paul Boyd about his dream dinner party. We find out who Paul would invite to his dream dinner party, where he would host it, and what he would cook for his guests. You can follow Paul on Twitter (@PaulAlexBoyd) and on Instagram, and visit his website (http://www.pbmusicals.com) to familiarise yourself with his brilliant work and future projects. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, etc. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:32:08
August 14, 2020
Episode 3: Tiernan Douieb
This week’s episode of The Dinner Party features the brilliant Tiernan Douieb!  Tiernan chats to host Conor McReynolds about his dream dinner party – who would be there, where they’d gather and what he’d cook up for his guests! It’s a really fun chat. You can follow Tiernan on Twitter (@TiernanDouieb), visit his website (www.tiernandouieb.co.uk), and check out his podcast, Partly Political Broadcast (@ParPolBro). If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, etc. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:20:36
August 7, 2020
Episode 2: Sooz Kempner
In episode 2 of The Dinner Party, Conor McReynolds chats to comedian, writer, singer, actor and podcaster Sooz Kempner about her dream dinner party. Who would she invite? Where would she host it? What would she cook? And what would the after-dinner entertainment be?! You can follow Sooz on Twitter (@SoozUK), on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/soozkempner), and check out her podcast Mystery On the Rocks. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, etc. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:14:20
July 31, 2020
Episode 1: Milo Edwards
In episode 1 of The Dinner Party, Conor McReynolds chats to comedian, writer and podcaster Milo Edwards about his dream dinner party. We find out where he’d host his party, who he would invite and what Milo would cook up for his guests. It’s a cracking start to the series! It might sound like clickbait, but you genuinely won’t believe who guest number three is… You can follow Milo on Twitter (@Milo_Edwards) and check out his podcast, TRASHFUTURE. If you enjoyed the episode, please rate, share, subscribe, follow, etc. For more of Conor’s podcast, radio and comedy work, check out www.conormcreynolds.com. The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
1:16:43
July 24, 2020
The Dinner Party trailer
In each episode of The Dinner Party, host Conor McReynolds asks guests to describe their dream dinner parties. Who would they invite? Where in the world would they host their party? And what would they cook for their esteemed guests? Episode 1 coming on Friday 24th July! The Dinner Party is a Jericho Comedy production.
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July 17, 2020