Laughing In All The Right Places

Episodes

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01Paul Tonkinson2012071720120722
20130601 (RS)

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Comedian Paul Tonkinson speaks to Jo Caulfield about how comedy travels and the challenge of performing in front of audiences from India to Iraq.

Comedian Paul Tonkinson speaks about performing to different audiences around the world.

02Bennett Arron2012072420130608 (RS)

2/6 Jo Caulfield meets fellow stand-up comedians to swap stories of life on the stand-up circuit.

Bennett Arron is originally from Wales and Jo discovers how he uses this in his comedy.

She hears about his disastrous first gig and how having his identity stolen led to him performing at the International Fraud Convention in Poland where his comedy was translated for the delegates.

tells Jo Caulfield about the funny side of Welsh comedy.

03Tom Stade2012073120120805
20130615 (RS)

Comic Tom Stade and Jo Caulfield explore what makes jokes funny in different countries.

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Canadian comic Tom Stade and presenter Jo Caulfield explore what makes audiences laugh in different countries. Tom tells Jo about going to Afghanistan where he was entertaining the troops on the front line. Tom says the troops have an awesome sense of humour and Jo describes Tom as a sort of ‘maverick lieutenant’

04Tom Wrigglesworth2012080720120812
20130622 (RS)

4/6. Jo Caulfield meets some of our top comedians to swap stories about travel and touring.

Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letter to Richard Branson was a sell-out show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2009 and Tom successfully toured with it all round the country.

He explains to Jo how it all developed from an incident on a southbound train and the idea was also the forerunner of the successful radio series Open Letters.

Tom also tells Jo about performing at the New Zealand and Montreal Comedy festivals and he reveals his passion for dismantling things, especially telephones!

Jo Caulfield swaps stories of life on the road with stand up comedian Tom Wrigglesworth.

05Janey Godley2012081420120819
20130629 (RS)

Jo Caulfield meets award-winning Scottish comedienne Janey Godley.

5/6 Janey Godley is an award winning comedienne, author and broadcaster.

An established performer in Scotland Janey has toured extensively and has recently returned from the New Zealand International Comedy Festival where The Godley Hour went down a storm with audiences.

Swapping stories with Jo Caulfield , Janey explains how being Scottish made her stand out from the crowd and although closely associated with Glasgow she reveals she wasn't actually born in the city on the River Clyde.

06 LASTHenning Wehn2012082120120826
20130706 (RS)

German stand-up Henning Wehn talks comedy and stereotypes with Jo Caulfield.

6/6 German stand-up Henning Wehn talks comedy and stereotypes with Jo Caulfield. They explore how comic routines can be taken around the world, and the difficulties of performing comedy in a different language. Wehn refers to himself as a 'high status comic with the English of a village idiot'. Amusing anecdotes also illustrate how Wehn exploits stereotypes in his routines and include the practicalities of using a stopwatch.

German stand-up Henning Wehn talks comedy and stereotypes with Jo Caulfield. They explore how comic routines can be taken around the world, and the difficulties of performing comedy in a different language. Wehn refers to himself as a 'high status comic with the English of a village idiot'. Amusing anecdotes also illustrate how Wehn exploits stereotypes in his routines and include the practicalities of using a stopwatch.