The Problem With Adam Bloom

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The frugal comedian features an excerpt from his stand-up show at the Edinburgh Festival. With Rob Rouse. From September 2003.

The frugal comedian features an excerpt from his stand-up show at the Edinburgh Festival.

With Rob Rouse.

From September 2003.

It's the last episode of the series and the comedian cuts a corner or two by playing us an excerpt from his stand-up show.

Value for money is very important these days.

Adam Bloom makes sure you get a full show's worth and are not short changed in any way.

Helping him conserve the corporation's pennies is Rob Rouse

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The comedian muses on the secret of life, and the mysteries of destiny and fate. With Rob Rouse. From October 2004.

Adam Bloom has a problem.

He's fed up with having problems.

But would not having problems really be any better?

The comedian muses on the secret of life - and the mysteries of destiny and fate.

With Rob Rouse.

From October 2004.

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The stand-up comedian looks back at the many years he's spent performing in Scotland's capital city. From November 2004.

The stand-up comedian looks back at past performances at the Edinburgh Festival.

The stand-up comedian looks back at the many years he's spent performing in Scotland's capital city.

From November 2004.

Adam Bloom has taken a show to the EDINBURGH Fringe for the last eight years.

If you missed any of them, this is a retrospective.

In fifteen short minutes.

The stand-up comedian looks back at the many years he's spent performing at the Edinburgh Festival.

With Alistair Mcgowan.

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The stand-up comedian talks about paranoia, obsessions, an aversion to therapy and getting a round in. With Stefano Paolini. From November 2004.

The stand-up comedian talks about paranoia, obsessions, an aversion to therapy and getting a round in.

With Stefano Paolini.

The subjects include paranoia, obsessions, an aversion to therapy and getting a round in.

A problem shared is a problem halved, unless the sharer has a trust phobia, in which case it opens a new can of worms.

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The comedian reveals how comics come up with all their witty gags. With Alistair McGowan and Rob Rouse. From November 2004.

Adam unveils the six steps to success in writing comedy.

With Alistair Mcgowan

How do comedians come up with their witty gags? The stand-up host gives the answers.

With Alistair Mcgowan and Rob Rouse.

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The friendly comedian tells his chums exactly what he doesn't like about them. With Brendon Burns. From November 2004.

Earlier this year Adam Bloom told three of his closest friends what he most disliked about them.

This is how they reacted.

With Adam Bloom and Brendon Burns

The stand-up's musings on friendship begin when he tells his friends what he doesn't like about them.

With Brendon Burns.

Adam's musings on friendship begin after telling friends what he doesn't like about them.

The comedian's musings sees him tell his chums exactly what he doesn't like about them.

From November 2004.

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The comedian muses on coping strategies, and how stressful this series was to make. With Brendon Burns. From December 2004.

Adam muses on the trials and tribulations of writing a 6-part series, planning an EDINBURGH show and taking a holiday.

The comic muses on stress - and how stressful it was to complete this series!

The comic muses on stress - and how stressful it was to complete this series! From 2004.

The comic muses on stress - and how stressful it was to complete this series! From December 2004.

The comedian muses on coping strategies - and how stressful this series was to make! With Brendon Burns.

From December 2004.

The comedian muses on coping strategies - and how stressful this series was to make!

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The comedian investigates his fear of reading aloud. Just what is the point of books? With Hattie Hayridge. From October 2005.

The comic turns his attentions to reading, more specifically the problem Adam has reading aloud.

In fact, until a year ago, Adam had never read a book.

He had such negative experiences at school he managed to avoid reading a book for much of his adult life.

But he does find one novel that inspires him to start reading again.

With Rob Rouse, Hattie Hayridge and Stefano Paolini

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The comedian ponders the many difficulties involved in being, and having, a mum and dad. With Rob Rouse. From November 2005.

The comedian ponders the many difficulties involved in being - and having - a mum and dad.

This week it's his parents and why - despite being very close to them - he still argues all the time.

With his own special comic take on life's challenges, Adam examines our attitudes to children and parents, as well as picking up a flute for the first time in years.

A heartwarming, funny and quixotic half hour of Bloom comedy.

Written by Adam Bloom

Starring Adam Bloom, with Rob Rouse, Hattie Hayridge, Stefano Paolini and Bernie Bloom.

With Adam Bloom, Rob Rouse, Stefano Paolini, Hattie Hayridge, Bernie Bloom.

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The comedian celebrates and chastises the various marvels of the modern age. With Hattie Hayridge. From November 2005.

The comedian celebrates and chastises the various marvels of the modern age.

This week it's technology - he and the team explore the barriers and dilemmas it creates in normal every day relationships.

Starring Adam Bloom, with Rob Rouse, Hattie Hayridge and Stefano Paolini

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The comedian ponders whether telling the truth is always the best option. With Hattie Heyridge. From November 2005.

The comedian ponders whether telling the truth is always the best option. With Hattie Heyridge.

The comedian ponders whether telling the truth is always the best option.

This week it's honesty - he and the team ask if honesty is the best policy.

Adam Bloom thinks so and takes us on a journey of childhood betrayal, falsehoods and dishonesty.

Starring Adam Bloom, with Brendon Burns, Hattie Heyridge, Andrew Fleming and Stefano Paolini

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The comedian ponders matters spiritual involving burglars, Bruce Forsyth and Mr Tickle. With Brendon Burns. From November 2005.

The comedian ponders matters spiritual involving burglars, Bruce Forsyth and Mr Tickle.

Adam Bloom deals with the big question this week - is there anyone out there? As always, Adam's unique take on life means you'll be surprised at his insights and his conclusions on religion and God.

It's a fast-paced and freewheeling look at matters spiritual involving North London burglars, Bruce Forsyth and Mr Tickle, all drawn from personal experiences.

Starring Adam Bloom, with Hattie Heyridge, Alfie Joey and Brendon Burns

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A double dose, as the funnyman ponders why we choose our pals and what causes pressure. With Brendon Burns. From November 2005.

A double dose, as the funnyman ponders why we choose our pals and what causes pressure.

Adam interviews his closest friends to discover more about friendship and if honesty is always the best policy.

He then deals with stress - of not finishing writing the script and how the wrong dinner companion can ruin a meal.

Featuring highlights from the previous series.

Starring Adam Bloom, with Brendon Burns