The Comedy Cannon

A ComedyArts and Performing Arts podcast featuring Jay Islaam
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A regular podcast that brings you arts, culture and comedy related news, reviews, interviews and more. Hosted by comedian Jay Islaam and recorded at various locations in the United Kingdom.

The Comedy Cannon speaks to different artists every week about what inspires them, their process, the sacrifices necessary to express their message, and the joys and sorrows of being a creative in their respective fields.

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Recent Episodes

Jay Islaam interviews award-winning comedian Paul Sinha, who will be performing at the brand new Laff Attack comedy club in Birmingham on Saturday 15th April 2017. Paul is perhaps best known as one of the general knowledge gurus (“The Chasers”) on ITV quiz show The Chase. In this interview he talks about why he decided to abandon his medical career and how he transitioned from being a doctor to b…
Jay Islaam speaks to comedy critic Peter Fox, who is a well known reviewer in the Midlands, helps run the Midlands Comedy Awards, and also hands out his own comedy awards every year over Christmas.  In this interview Peter talks about his one and only experience performing comedy (at a gong show!), his favourite comedians, and why he enjoys visiting and reviewing at open mic nights. He also talks…
Listen again to The Comedy Cannon show originally broadcast on Saturday 4th March 2017. In this episode, Jay Islaam interviews Brummie comedian Gary Delaney, behind the scenes at Huntingdon Hall in Worcester, where he was performing his show There’s Something About Gary. In this interview Gary discusses how it took him so long to be convinced he should pursue comedy, why he prefers performing liv…

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Feb 20th, 2016
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Mar 25th, 2017
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