The Paul Chowdhry PudCast

The Paul Chowdhry PudCast

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When Paul Chowdhry discovered comedy, he didn't know it would change his life and the life of those around him. Why did Paul stop drinking alcohol twenty years ago? Why did his guests go into their professions and is this where they want to be? This is a podcast full of questions, stories and laughs. Paul goes light, Paul goes dark with anyone and everyone from comedians, to musicians, to broadcasters and more. Never one to hold back on his opinions Paul tells it how he hears it. Follow Paul's socials for more updates - https://linktr.ee/paulchowdhry

Episodes

EP37: David McSavage

David McSavage is an incredibly funny man and in this episode, he sits down with Paul to discuss his imminent takeover of the UK, offence and cancel culture, why comedians hate hearing each other's bits and performing as a busker. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
08/08/2247m 0s

EP36: Evelyn Mok

Evelyn Mok is a fantastic comedian who you might have seen on Comedy Central's "East Mode"! In this week's PudCast, she talks to Paul about the difficulty of discussing mental health, Asian stereotypes, cancel culture and... Dance mats... Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
01/08/2252m 18s

EP35: Pope Lonergan

Pope Lonergan is a comedian, author and former care home worker who's written a brilliant book, which tells the story of what life in a care home is really like. Here, he chats to Paul about drug addiction, alcoholism, how to tour a comedy show on the care home circuit and exactly how many times he's been glassed. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
25/07/2252m 48s

EP34: Nazir Afzal OBE

Nazir Azal OBE, has an incredible CV. He's a solicitor, formal Chief Crown Prosecutor and podcaster. In this episode, Paul and Nazir discuss his career in the legal profession, how he processes the awful cases that he has been involved with, death threats and much more. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
18/07/2257m 0s

EP33: Kerry Katona

Not many of you would know it, but Paul and Kerry Katona get along. Big time. Real mates innit. This week, Kerry chats to Paul about her early career, losing it all and getting back again with hard work, determination and... OnlyFans... Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
11/07/2248m 42s

EP32: Johnny Vaughan

The PudCast returns... And this time it's personal. Paul is chatting to legend-status broadcaster Johnny Vaughan about his journey through hundreds of jobs, prison, television, all the way to being the host of The 4-7 THANG every week day afternoon on Radio X. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
04/07/2247m 48s

EP31: Best of The Pud

Before we get on with the brand new puds for 2022, Paul takes a look back at some of the best bits from The Podcast so far. 1:00 - Stewart Lee 6:18 - Shaparak Khorsandi 11:06 - Ed Gamble 15:41 - Lou Sanders 20:16 - Russell Howard 24:58 - Joanne McNally 30:03 - London Hughes 36:06 - James Acaster 40:55 - Sindhu Vee Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
03/01/2245m 16s

EP30: Pud Q&A's

Have you ever had a burning question that you've always wanted to ask Paul? Well, it's too late, because the time of asking has passed. However, why not listen to this special episode of The PudCast and see if somebody else managed to get the answer that you've always dreamed of? Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
27/12/2111m 15s

EP29: Frenzo Harami

The guests keep on coming. This week it's Frenzo Harami. He's a rapper and he's courted plenty of controversy so far. His music has divided critics and inspires a conversation around what rappers can write about and whether it's different, given his heritage. TW: Some of the things discussed in this episode are a bit heavy. Frenzo discusses drug use and uses terms that some of you may find offensive. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
20/12/2140m 42s

EP28: Marvin Herbert

It's a totally different style of Pud this week, but it's well worth your time. Marvin Herbert is an ex-gangster who wants to share his experiences with the world, in order to help others like him and stop them from taking the wrong path. He's served 12 years in prison, been investigated for murders and was once shot 5 times. Now he works as a motivational speaker, community outreach consultant and trainer. TW: Some of the things discussed in this episode are a bit heavy. Marvin talks about drug use, racism and abuse he endured as a child. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
13/12/2137m 44s

EP27: Al Murray

Get this Pud fans. Al Murray is a massive comic and good friend of Paul. This week, they chat cancel culture, offence in comedy and why it was so fantastic when The Pub Landlord ran for a seat in the election. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
06/12/2157m 7s

EP26: Danny Wallace

What a man. What a Wallace. Danny has done everything and continues to do it.... Author, presenter, video game voice, sportscaster.... There's very little he can't do. Paul gets into it all, including Catholic guilt (neither Danny or Paul are Catholic...), working at Argos & even Pulp Fiction... Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
29/11/2159m 38s

EP25: Sukh Ojla

This week, Paul is talking to the hilarious and immensely talented Sukh Ojla! Sukh is an actor, comic and author with a fantastic story of how it all came together for her. They discuss heckling, auditions, Rocky IV and, amongst many other topics, John Hamm. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
22/11/2157m 41s

EP24: Loyiso Gola

This week, Paul talks to an international comedian, massive in South Africa and now smashing it in the UK... It's Loyiso Gola! Most topics are covered, including how Loyiso approaches his job, what it's like gigging in the UK and what he thinks of mumble rap! Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
15/11/2151m 2s

EP23: Simon Brodkin

You will have heard of Lee Nelson, or possibly Jason Bent - so you’ll be familiar with the man behind those characters: Simon Brodkin. You’ll, no doubt, also have heard of his world-famous pranks with targets including Theresa May and even Donald Trump. This week, the fantastic actor, writer and stand up comedian sits down with Paul to explain everything about how he does what he does and what it’s like when it goes right (and wrong!) Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
08/11/211h 0m

EP22: Lucy Beaumont

It's back again. The PudCast rolls on with comedian, actress and writer; Lucy Beaumont. Star of Meet The Richardsons on Dave, tons of panel shows and creator of Hullraisers on Channel 4. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
01/11/2150m 15s

EP21: Greg Davies

What's happening? The PudCast is happening. It's back for Season 2 and there's no disguising the massive guest this week. Host of Taskmaster, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, star of The Cleaner and so much besides - it's Greg Davies. Paul has known Greg for a long time, so you might be wondering why they aren't Facebook friends. That will no doubt come up. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one. Do you want to see Paul on tour? Find all the information on PaulChowdhry.com
25/10/2158m 14s

Season 2 - Coming 25th October

Pudcast fans... Paul returns with a load of great guests from 25th October! Get the Greg Davies Pudcast in your ears as soon as it drops - subscribe now. For information about Paul's tour, visit PaulChowdhry.com
21/10/211m 16s

EP20: Gary Powell

The Libertines drummer Gary Powell is Paul's guest on episode 20 of The PudCast! Gary has been the beating heart of the iconic band and was at the centre of the Camden music scene when it was all going off. He's been there, seen that and bought the t-shirt at the merch stand. When he's not drumming with Pete Doherty and the rest of the band he's got his own record label, drum clinics, guest spots with the likes of The New York Dolls and import jobs to fulfil such as doing the school run. Make sure you subscribe and follow The PudCast and leave a review and you could be mentioned like some cats in this episode. Nice one.
25/08/2144m 52s

EP19: Daliso Chaponda

Sup, it's episode 19 of the PudCast with the man Daliso Chaponda. Daliso has been doing stand-up and making audiences cry with laugher for decades and went onto finish third on Britain's Got Talent without really knowing how big the show was. He's led a rich, varied and sometimes dramatic life as he went across the World due to his Dad's job with the UN. Sit back and enjoy this PudCast! Daliso is going on tour, snap yourself a ticket here - www.dalisochaponda.com For all Paul's socials, projects and tour dates you know the score, it's www.paulchowdhry.com
18/08/2149m 56s

EP18: Ed Gamble

He's 50% of podcast smash Off Menu, he's a regular on Mock the Week, he's a Radio X host and he's a top stand-up, this episode Paul is joined by Ed Gamble. There's plenty to get your ears around with chat about being healthy after being fat, why Paul is still single and how some feel Ed hides his intelligence. Rate, follow, subscribe, do it all and whilst you're at it check Ed's tour dates out at www.edgamble.co.uk and Paul's shows at www.paulchowdhry.com
11/08/211h 9m

EP17: Joanne McNally

PudCast fans. This episode is with another sister, Joanne McNally. You might be a long time fan of Joanne's from the comedy world, or you might be a new fan from her podcast with Vogue Williams - My Therapist Ghosted Me, which is ripping up the charts. Joanne and Paul get into dating, pulling from your own experiences and why what works in your own solo shows doesn't always cut it at the comedy clubs. Joanne loves Instagram so check her out at @joannemcnallycomedy and go get a ticket to see her on tour. Hit Paul up on socials @paulchowdhry on both Twitter and Instagram and make sure you're following the dam PudCast!
04/08/2152m 7s

EP16: Arj Barker

Flight of the Concords star Arj Barker graces the PudCast this episode. Paul and Arj were born mere days but continents apart, and their paths have criss crossed in the comedy world throughout their careers. With Arj in Melbourne, Paul caught him before dinner for a chat about immigrant parents, when you can be content with fame and whether you would or wouldn't do videos for your fans. Mash the follow button for all future PudCasts and Paul is working on new shows so head over to www.paulchowdhry.com for dates!
28/07/2145m 25s

EP15: Michael Nouri

Hollywood comes to the PudCast as Paul welcomes on his Devils co-star, Michael Nouri. Michael has been in the Hollywood game for decades and became a heartthrob and 80s sex symbol due to his lead role in the iconic Flashdance. He's worked with the likes of Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones on The Terminal, the late Sean Connery in Finding Forrester and hit up TV screens in Yellowstone and the world wide smash The OC as well as many many more. Before you mash that play button, mash the follow button first to get all episodes of The Paul Chowdhry PudCast!
21/07/2142m 12s

EP14: Mark Silcox

PudCast fans, whats happenin'? Virtual high-fives for listening to episode 14 of the PudCast with a comedians comedian, a man who's delivery is dryer than the Sahara, and a face you might recognise from numerous TV shows including Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. You need to put your hands together and applaud Mr Mark Silcox onto the PudCast. Why did the man who is a genuine Doctor step onto the stage? Why adopt the name Mark Silcox? Why is his room as bare as Paul's? Got a guest suggestion? Head to @paulchowdhry on socials and as the PudCast is still a relative baby PudCast then recommend it to all your friends and even your new colleague if you're going into the office for the first time after lockdown. Drop that 5 star review as well so we dominate the PudCast charts.
14/07/2146m 33s

EP13: Ash Atalla

PudCatst time, inject it into your ears with this episode's guest Ash Atalla. Ash is the BATFA winning producer behind heavyweight TV comedy gold of The Office, The IT Crowd, Bo Selecta and more. Paul and Ash get into why he's the last one out on a night out, a strange encounter with former PudCast guest Goldie, what it's like working with Ricky Gervais and looking back how he wouldn't make some of the jokes he did about himself. Get involved with Paul on socials - @paulchowdhry and check out all his stand-up shows and new live dates at www.paulchowdhry.com
07/07/2146m 32s

EP12: Stewart Lee

PudCast family, we're rolling out the red carpet for comedy royalty in the shape of Stewart Lee. He's been bringing his humour to the stage, TV, radio and more since the 90s and has known Paul just as long. With a style that is observational, topical, and sometimes biting he rarely holds back but in this episode of the PudCast we ask the question..."Is Stewart Lee just a character?". Check out Stewart's projects, he's also back on tour! King Rocker - www.kingrockerfilm.com Unreliable Narrator - www.stewartlee.co.uk/radio_appearances/stewart-lee-unreliable-narrator Whilst your fingers are busy see www.paulchowdhry.com for Paul's latest live dates as well and get them tapping the subscribe and follow button for the PudCast.
30/06/211h 6m

EP11: Luisa Omielan

Legs Eleven its episode 11 of the PudCast. Get your ears ready for Luisa Omielan, a proper power house comedian who isn't afraid to get serious but can make you smile at the same time. Luisa tells us about her experiences of losing her Mum, where she thinks comedy can educate, how she incorporates clowning into her material, and she takes issue with something Paul does on each PudCast. Get more of Paul on socials - @paulchowdhry or www.paulchowdhry.com and make sure to see Luisa live and watch her - www.iloveluisa.com
23/06/2143m 14s

EP10: Sindhu Vee

You know whats up, it's The Paul Chowdhry PudCast. We're into double digits and we're with one of our favourite people, the incredible Sindhu Vee. Sindhu has been around the world, made her family worried and proud and is smashing it in the stand-up and acting game. Check in with Paul on socials - @paulchowdhry and check out www.paulchowdhry.com for his latest live dates. Don't forget if you've enjoyed the PudCast to hit that 5* review and write some nice words.
16/06/2153m 35s

EP9: Alex Edelman

American comedian Alex Edelman joins Paul for episode 9 of the PudCast from LA. Paul and Alex go way back and share a love for the legendary Patrice O'Neal who they both know impacted their careers, they get into some heavy stuff about the pandemic and also the current conflict in the Middle East. Check out Alex's new BBC Radio show Peer Group and make sure you're hitting follow to get all future PudCast episodes. Leave a review and we'll shout out some of you on the next episode. Until next time, peace!
09/06/2145m 49s

EP8: Lou Sanders

PudCast fans, what's happenin'? Thanks for putting episode 8 of The Paul Chowdhry PudCast into your ears and soaking up the conversation which this time comes from the excellent award winning comedian Lou Sanders. Expect questions on relationships, victimhood and interruptions by neighbours...real life people not the TV show. Settle down and focus. Get all the previous episodes of the PudCast in your life if you haven't already and please do that thing of subscribing, following and reviewing the PudCast. Somewhere that karma will come back to you.
02/06/2143m 18s

EP7: Scroobius Pip

Yo. Time for your audio medicine in the form of The Paul Chowdhry PudCast. On this episode Paul is in conversation with the main main himself, Scroobius Pip. How did Dave from Essex become a breakout hip-hop star,, work with Tom Hardy and Stephen Graham, and become a best selling author? Those questions and more answered in this episode of the PudCast. Whilst you're swimming in the sea of podcasts also check out Scroobius Pip's podcast, Distraction Pieces. Get involved with Paul on socials - @paulchowdhry and check out all his stand-up shows on www.paulchowdhry.com
26/05/2151m 14s

EP6: Shappi Khorsandi

Hold onto your hats, it episode 6 of the PudCast coming at you strong. This episodes guest is the one and only Shappi Khorsandi, a true trail blazer. Since coming to the UK as a child Shappi has carved her own path, faced and knocked down barriers, and contended with being a friend to Paul for over 20 years. Hear how she came to England as a refugee due to a fatwa against her Dad, how she's raising her own children differently to her childhood, and why only for Paul, she'd ditch a friend's kid. Want to hear Paul in conversation with someone particular? Head to @paulchowdhry on socials and as the PudCast is still a baby in PudCast terms then recommend the PudCast to everyone you meet in place of "hello, how are you?"
19/05/2148m 18s

EP5: James Acaster

It's PudCast time for new and veteran PudCast listeners. This episode Paul is in conversation with a comedian, author and podcast King, it is Off Menu's James Acaster... this is his first ever PudCast though. Expect tales of car crashes, a life before comedy, how mental health should be spoken about more, and what James might change his name to because of Paul. If this is the first PudCast you're listening to then make sure to check out previous episodes with the likes of Russell Howard, London Hughes and more. Tap Paul on socials - @paulchowdhry and hit follow so future PudCasts drop right into your feed.
12/05/2155m 52s

EP4: Iain Lee

Alright PudCast fans its episode 4 of the Paul Chowdhry PudCast with Mr Iain Lee. From the 11 O'Clock Show, to RiSE, to LBC and now Twitch he's a broadcaster with huge experience and he's lived a hugely colourful life. This episode does discuss Iain's experience around his mental health, addiction and childhood abuse and whilst Paul goes deep please be advised those topics are discussed. Get listening, get rating and get spreading the good word of the PudCast. Catch Iain's Twitch show here - https://www.twitch.tv/iainlee Paul's on socials - @paulchowdhry and please review the PudCast so more people can enjoy the PudCast.
05/05/2157m 53s

EP3: Goldie

Goldie shot to fame as the pioneer of Drum and Bass in the 90s which propelled him into model for elite brands, Hollywood acting including facing off with James Bond as Mr Bullion in The World Is Not Enough, and being awarded an MBE in 2016. Paul and Goldie get into it via Zoom to find out when and why Goldie moved to Thailand, the personal tragedies he has faced in his life and if he could press a button, why he would erase all his past work. Hit Paul up on socials - @paulchowdhry and leave a review for the PudCast so we get this bad boy to the top of the PudCast charts.
28/04/2146m 46s

EP2: London Hughes

Whats happenin'. Kudos to you for listening to episode 2 of The Paul Chowdhry PudCast and we are with the comedy Queen, Ms London Hughes. Paul and London hook up via Zoom to talk LA life, Netflix specials and how there is a spare room for Paul whenever he wants. Got a guest suggestion? Head to @paulchowdhry on socials and as the PudCast is still a baby PudCast then recommend the PudCast to all your friends and even your delivery driver. Drop that 5 star review as well so we dominate the PudCast charts.
21/04/2147m 50s

EP1: Russell Howard

Yes people! It's the birth of the The Paul Chowdhry PudCast, the only Paul Chowdhry PudCast on the internet meaning it is invaluable. The PudCast kicks off with longtime friend Russell Howard. Paul and Russell get into the origins of their friendship, how lockdown has been for them, and why you shouldn't give away comedy babies. Hit Paul up on socials - @paulchowdhry and leave a review for the PudCast so we get this bad boy to the top of the PudCast charts.
21/04/2146m 19s

Coming 22nd April

When Paul Chowdhry discovered comedy, he didn't know it would change his life and the life of those around him. Why did Paul stop drinking alcohol twenty years ago? Why did his guests go into their professions and is this where they want to be? This is a podcast full of questions, stories and laughs. Paul goes light, Paul goes dark with anyone and everyone from comedians, to musicians, to broadcasters and more. Never one to hold back on his opinions Paul tells it how he hears it. Episodes 1 & 2 land Thursday 22nd April so join multi-award winning stand-up comedian Paul Chowdhry for his new 'PudCast' - subscribe and leave a review now. Follow Paul's socials for more updates - https://linktr.ee/paulchowdhry
14/04/213m 4s
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