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Ep. 362 - Phil Ellis+

Phil Ellis is an award-winning comedian who was nominated for Best Comedy Show at the 2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards and won The Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality. He starred and co-wrote three series of his own BBC Radio 4 sitcom Phil Ellis is Trying, co-starring Johnny Vegas, Lolly Adefope, Amy Gledhill, Alexei Sayle, Sindhu Vee, Jack Dee, Lee Mack, Mark Lamarr and Sean Lock. The series was nominated for a BBC Audio Award in 2019. In 2014, Phil won the Edinburgh Comedy Award’s panel prize with his anarchic, sleeper hit show Funz and Gamez which was broadcast as part of BBC Radio 4’s Fresh from the Fest and BBC Comedy Feeds (BBC Three). He is currently on tour with his show Phil Ellis’s Excellent Comedy Show .

 

Phil Ellis is guest number 362 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .


For tour tickets and everything Phil Ellis, visit - philelliscomedy.com .


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Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens & Instagram @mikefentonstevens .


Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

Music by Pass The Peas Music .

Artwork by matthewboxall.com .


This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.

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