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Podbible Award Wins For James Acaster, Adam Rowe, Dan Nightingale, Brett Goldstein

Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale's podcast Have A Word has won the Best Comedy Podcast at the Podbible awards, announced today.

They beat James Acaster and Ed Gamble's Off Menu into second place. Josh Widdicombe and Rob Beckett's Parenting Hell came third.

James Acaster's Perfect Sounds won Best Music Podcast. 


Line-Up Revealed For Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

The line-up has been confirmed for this year's Big Fat Quiz of the Year.

The annual show will air on December 26 on Channel 4 at 9pm and will be repeated on New Year's Day at 10pm.

Once again Jimmy Carr will be the host asking the questions.

And the guests will be Guz Khan, Sarah Millican, Jonathan Ross, James Acaster, Sara Pascoe and Judi Love.


Joe Lycett James Acaster Poster – Viral Stunt Or Mistake?

Commuters and comedians have been intrigued by posters that have been appearing on the London Underground. They are advertising Joe Lycett's upcoming shows at the SSE Wembley Arena on September 22 and 23 next year, but instead of featuring a picture of Lycett they feature a picture of comedian James Acaster.

This image here was tweeted by comedian Andy Smart, who asked: "What’s this about? Anyone else see something wrong with this poster?"


Video: James Acaster – Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 – On Edgy Comedians And Bake Off

Watch a clip from James Acaster's acclaimed atand-up show, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999.

In the clip Acaster skewers the cult of edgy comedians saying what they want to say and saying if you don't like it you don't have to see their show. 

And as an extra bonus you get the story of Acaster's traumatic appearance on The Great British Bake Off and a story about the time he stayed at home when his parents went on holiday and drank too much hot chocolate.


James Acaster Talks To Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood For His Perfect Sounds Podcast

In this special bonus episode of Perfect Sounds, James Acaster takes a deep dive into one of 2016’s best loved albums, A Moon Shaped Pool, with Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood. They discuss the cultural significance of the record and what it means to the band, explore the inspirations and stories behind the songs, where listeners new to Radiohead’s catalogue should begin and why Four Tet thinks everyone should be banned from making new music.


South Bank Shows For Ed Gamble & James Acaster’s Off Menu, The Guilty Feminist Live!, The Horne Section and Jenny Eclair

The Southbank Centre has announced that for the first time ever, Ed Gamble and James Acaster’s hugely popular ‘Off Menu’ podcast is set to make its live debut at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Friday 30 July 2021. The centre also announces the return of ‘The Guilty Feminist: Live with Deborah Frances-White’ (10 & 11 Sep, Queen Elizabeth Hall), ‘The Horne Section: That’s How I Like My Tour’ (26 Nov, QEH) and ‘Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS!)’ (11 Feb 2022, QEH).


New Podcast From Tom Allen With Guests Katherine Ryan, James Acaster & More

Tom Allen fronts a new podcast, Room of Gifts, which is released today by Audible.


Big Zuu Guest James Acaster Talks Food

Comedian and committed foodie James Acaster is one of the guests on the new series of Big Zuu's Big Eats, which airs on Dave on Mondays at 10pm. The Acaster episode is on June 14.

Acaster has asked hosts Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder to bring their food van to Crystal Palace, South London where he is recording the latest episode of his hit podcast “Off Menu”


James Acaster Talks Wrestling With Dave Bautista

Comedian James Acaster appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show this week and made what you might call something of a splash. He was dressed in an alligator suit and talked about his time on C4's Celebrity Bake Off and his most memorable bad stand-up gigs, which included being onstage while someone from the audience got up and started masturbating. He also had some banter with fellow guest Tom Jones.

One of the weirdest exchanges, however, was with Dave Bautista, which you can see here if you missed it.


Classic Interview: James Acaster

This is an interview with comedian James Acaster, which first ran in 2017 in the Evening Standard. He seemed in pretty good spirits, although there did seem to be hints of a darker undercurrent.



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