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  • 17. Episode 17 - Jim Campbell

    Look who washed up on the beach... last summerIt’s non-other than stand up comedian, writer, podcast overlord and thoroughly lovely chap Jim Campbell!This episode was recorded in the summer of 2019 when Jim was gearing up for his Edinburgh show Beef which received great reviews.Jim is arguably best known for hosting the disgustingly popular (and now daily!) podcast Football Ramble, which has been topping charts for over 10 years.The Football Ramble gang have toured the UK performing a live version of the podcast and even taken the show over-the-pond to the big old US of A.Happy Listening…Also, please check out the links bellow for Jim Campbell and Football Ramble

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  • 16. Episode 16 - Rich Wilson

    After a bit of a wobble we’re back with another episode!Thanks to all the DIC’s for hanging in there. Producer Adam has finally resurfaced with the vault of recordings after moving to a neighbouring island.The castaway in this episode is award winning stand up comedian, compère extraordinaire and fellow podcaster Rich Wilson.Rich is beloved not just in Britain’s best comedy clubs but around the globe having toured the USA, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand where he won the best international artist award at the 2016 New Zealand comedy festival and was nominated again in 2017.But it is back home in Blighty where our castaway is most loved. He is a stalwart of the comedy circuit and widely regarded as on of the best compères in the game, as well as being a truly lovely human. Frank Skinner describes him as “really, really funny”. One could say that our castaway is a stand up, stand ups stand up, which is ironic because when he washed up on our beach he was sprawled out face-down, covered in crabs.Links:Twitter & Instagram @IamRichWilsonPodcast: Tour Dates:
  • 15. Episode 15 - Laura Lexx

    Good lord who’s this plodding up the beach covered in kelp?It’s only star of BBC2’s Live at The Apollo and host of Radio 4’s Comedy Club - comedian and writer Laura Lexx!Laura won best performer at the Comedians Choice Awards, best MC at the 2017 Comics Comic Awards. She was 3 time nominee at the Chortle Comedy Awards, and she was in the top ten in Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe.Laura has gigged all over Europe and is currently starring in her new show Knee Jerk at the Edinburgh Fringe: castaway is a member of the Comedians Cinema Club improv troupe as well as having articles published by Glamour and Standard Issue.She has also found time to write her first novel and has a comedy drama series optioned for the telebox.
  • 14. Episode 14 - Eric Lampaert

    Not another washed up comedian!Well actually Eric Lampaert is only washed up in the mythical eternity-snack desert island sense. In the real world he’s doing rather well. Eric is also an actor, a writer a director and a multi-linguist. If that’s not enough he also studied clown at Lecoq in Paris.Erics stand up exploits have taken him across the globe. He’s performed at the Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, the Johannesburg Comedy Festival, several solo shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and he has supported Eddie Izzard (in English and French), performed a theatre run of his solo show in London & Paris, and won the ComediHa Best International Comedian Award in Quebec.Movie credits include Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets, Moonwalkers and Stoner Express & two upcoming features in 2019; Anna directed by Luc Besson & The Show written by the Alan Moore.Alright Eric, give the rest of us a chance mate.Never mind all that, about these crisps...
  • 13. Episode 13 - Tim Downie

    This weeks castaway is an actor, writer, comedian and all-round legend Tim DownieTim has starred in multiple Oscar and BAFTA nominated films. He played the duke of Gloucester in The Kings Speech, Montgomery Clyde in Paddington as well as Brevet in Les Miserables. More recently he has appeared in Michael Bay’s Transformers 5 and alongside Brad Pitt in War Machine.Our castaway is also a small screen wonderlord. He is probably best known for playing Kit Marlowe in Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow and Danny Bear in the marvellous Toast of London with Matt Berry. Other TV credits include Plebs, Wolf Hall and Peep Show. Our castaway has also written and performed in a multitude of stage productions, He speaks Hebrew and he absolutely loves crisps.
  • 12. Episode 12 - Rachel Stubbings

    Look who’s just flopped onto the beach gasping for air, it’s only bloody Rachel Stubbings!Rachel has dozens of film and tv credits to her name, recently starring alongside Karl Pilkington in Sick of it (Sky) and Julia Davis in Sally4ever for HBO as well as the highly acclaimed short Whenever you’re ready which is in development to become a sitcom. Other credits include the BAFTA nominated The Ghoul and Gameface for E4.Rachel’s dazzling list of acting credits can only be eclipsed by her writing accolades which include The Athena (Sky), 8 Out Of 10 Cats (C4), Mock The Week (BBC2), The Last Leg (C4), Trollied (Sky), Invasion Of The Book Readers (BBC) and various online/TV commercials.Rachel is also developing her own short Good Grief into a feature which she will be directing.Rachel is a lecturer and mentor on the comedy writing course at the National Film And Television School as well as running and curating the film night shooting the breeze at Kino cinema Bermondsey.Details of Rachel’s film night Shooting The Breeze are on her Website: out Rachels latest film Whenever You're Ready:
  • 1. Episode 11 - WiDE AWAKE

    After a long break (sorry) the worlds best stranded on a desert island snack based podcast is back!We kick season 2 off with a musical treat featuring some of the hottest music producers of the moment, WiDE AWAKE.Production credits include stars like Stormzy, Wiley, Pitbull and Will Smith. Record labels such as Sony/Columbia, DIM MAK and Lowly Palace are taking notice and their raucous DJ sets have LAID WASTE to the likes of Creamfields, NASS, Boothaus, fabric and ADE .Across their catalogue they’ve amassed over 15 million streams and 10 million views gaining fans across the world.Mixing Trap with dashes of everything from grime to hardstyle, they have found support from a huge range of tastemakers including Skrillex, DJ Target, Annie Mac, DJ Fresh, MistaJam, Hardwell and Flux Pavilion. They’ve released a bunch of successful singles such as ‘Ready, ‘Love Me’ (feat. Jacob Banks), DownUp (feat. Wiley), ‘Savages’ (w/ Lady Bee) alongside many more. Their latest single ‘Holding On’ featuring Luke Burr and is available to listen to in all the usual places.