Episode 201

Published on:

2nd Jul 2023

Performing as three comics

Making people laugh is the greatest feeling in the world, the challenges you have to overcome are not. Join comedian and promoter Marvin McCarthy as he interviews larger-than-life characters that will help comedians live life on their terms and find their niche.

In this episode, we chat to Donald Mackerel . A comedian who performs as three characters and runs 4 comedy nights, whilst having a very secret but great full-time job. Here is an overview of what we discussed:

[[07:42]] The cost of being a professional comedian

[[14:15]] Playing three different acts

[[24:10]] Paying comedians Shampoo

[[29:15]] Comedy is happening in the Midlands and the North

[[40:12]] Maddest thing I have encountered in work

[[41:21]] Maddest thing to happen at a comedy gig

[[48:01]] Why you shouldn’t do every gig

[[55:51]] Everyone has an opinion and who you should seek advice from

[[62:00]] How friends and family let you know you’ve bombed

[[77:42]] Stop trying to drag other people down one of the worst things in comedy

[[84:24]] My interesting experience on Britains got talent

If you would like to know more on Donald Mackerel, you can reach him on his comedy club Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/kungfupugcomedy, Donald Mackerel Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/donaldmackerel and Mr Badger at https://www.facebook.com/officialmrbadger.

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The comedians paradise
Where larger-than-life characters help comedians live life on their own terms
Join comedian and promoter, Marvin McCarthy each Sunday at 8pm UK time as he interviews larger-than-life characters that help comedians live life on their terms.

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