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Performing as three comics
Episode 2012nd July 2023 • The comedians paradise • Marvin McCarthy
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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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