Abnormally Funny People Show

by Abnormally Funny People

Abnormally Funny People Show
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 17
  • Last: 7 Dec 2015
The Abnormally Funny People Show is a monthly comedy podcast discussing all things disability, but with a big splash of comedy. Each month we’ll serve up honest, useful and entertaining reviews of products, services, technology, travel and more. The show also features different well-known guest comedians every month who provide their take on their lives, society and the response to disability all through the lens of comedy. Abnormally Funny People is a mixed group of disabled and non-disabled comedians. The show is hosted by group founders Simon Minty and Steve Best. The group performs regularly at the Soho Theatre in London and around the UK. The Abnormally Funny People Show is sponsored by Barclays. For more information please see www.abnormallyfunnypeople.com (http://www.abnormallyfunnypeople.com) Tweet at us now! @abnormfunnypeop (https://twitter.com/AbnormFunnyPeop) and use the hashtag #AFPShow

Episodes (17)

  • AFP Show #16, Lost in Translation
    AFP Show #16, Lost in Translation
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    Published: 7 Dec 2015 Duration: 01:04:33
    This month’s guests are Damon Rose and Emma Tracey, creators and producers of #BBCOuch. We ask if Google maps is as accurate as a blind person might need it. We explain what trailing is and the often asked question - is the #Braille signage... Read more →
    This month’s guests are Damon Rose and Emma Tracey, creators and producers of #BBCOuch. We ask if Google maps is as accurate as a blind person might need it. We explain what trailing is and the often asked question - is the #Braille signage... Read more →

  • AFP Show #15, The Serious Comedy Hour
    AFP Show #15, The Serious Comedy Hour
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    Published: 30 Oct 2015 Duration: 55:37
    This month's guests are actor, #comedian and #disability rights campaigner Liz Carr and actor, model and lawyer Shannon Murray. After the #British members of Parliament rejected the assisted suicide bill, we discuss why and how it happened... Read more →
    This month's guests are actor, #comedian and #disability rights campaigner Liz Carr and actor, model and lawyer Shannon Murray. After the #British members of Parliament rejected the assisted suicide bill, we discuss why and how it happened... Read more →

  • AFP Show #14, August and Everything After
    AFP Show #14, August and Everything After
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    Published: 25 Sep 2015 Duration: 50:32
    The Abnormally Funny People show is back from our month long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Steve Day and Laurence Clark, two of the comedians who performed on our show, pop in to the studio to give an insider’s guide to performing a... Read more →
    The Abnormally Funny People show is back from our month long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Steve Day and Laurence Clark, two of the comedians who performed on our show, pop in to the studio to give an insider’s guide to performing a... Read more →

  • AFP Show Edinburgh Fringe #1
    AFP Show Edinburgh Fringe #1
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    Published: 12 Aug 2015 Duration: 14:44
    Steve Best & Simon Minty talk about the first 7 days with Tanyalee Davis. They talk about all sharing a flat, how the #comedy show is, #disability and #edfringe2015 and shows they want to see.
    Steve Best & Simon Minty talk about the first 7 days with Tanyalee Davis. They talk about all sharing a flat, how the #comedy show is, #disability and #edfringe2015 and shows they want to see.

  • AFP Show #13: Show 13, Lucky For Everyone
    AFP Show #13: Show 13, Lucky For Everyone
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    Published: 31 Jul 2015 Duration: 50:19
    It's the show before the show! The last podcast before we go to the Edinburgh Festival....Fringe. Hosts Steve Best and Simon Minty talk comedy and performing with actor Caro Sparks and comedian and TV producer (Big Brother, I'm A Celebrity)... Read more →
    It's the show before the show! The last podcast before we go to the Edinburgh Festival....Fringe. Hosts Steve Best and Simon Minty talk comedy and performing with actor Caro Sparks and comedian and TV producer (Big Brother, I'm A Celebrity)... Read more →

  • AFP Show #12: I want to live like common people
    AFP Show #12: I want to live like common people
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    Published: 5 Jun 2015 Duration: 01:03:42
    It’s a big show this month: fantastic guests, smart conversation and our usual silliness. Baroness Jane Campbell, a crossbench Member of the #HouseofLords and journalist Paul Carter, talk with Steve and Simon about the ‘world's best’ card m... Read more →
    It’s a big show this month: fantastic guests, smart conversation and our usual silliness. Baroness Jane Campbell, a crossbench Member of the #HouseofLords and journalist Paul Carter, talk with Steve and Simon about the ‘world's best’ card m... Read more →

  • AFP Show #11: Adults Say the Funniest Things (after wine)
    AFP Show #11: Adults Say the Funniest Things (after wine)
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    Published: 25 Apr 2015 Duration: 58:54
    It's April 2015, and right before the UK general election we go on our own campaign trail with Phil Friend OBE, formerly of Disability Rights UK, now of the English Federation of Disability Sport, and James Partridge OBE from Changing Faces... Read more →
    It's April 2015, and right before the UK general election we go on our own campaign trail with Phil Friend OBE, formerly of Disability Rights UK, now of the English Federation of Disability Sport, and James Partridge OBE from Changing Faces... Read more →

  • AFP Show #10: The Rules of Engagement Show
    AFP Show #10: The Rules of Engagement Show
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    Published: 21 Mar 2015 Duration: 51:37
    The new Abnormally Funny People Show is here, and Kiruna Stamell and Gareth Berliner are this month’s guests. They are married to one another and run a theatre production company together. Gareth discusses having an invisible impairment and... Read more →
    The new Abnormally Funny People Show is here, and Kiruna Stamell and Gareth Berliner are this month’s guests. They are married to one another and run a theatre production company together. Gareth discusses having an invisible impairment and... Read more →

  • AFP Show #9: Reunited and it feels so good
    AFP Show #9: Reunited and it feels so good
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    Published: 20 Feb 2015 Duration: 49:30
    Simon Minty and Steve Best are joined by Mat Fraser (American Horror Story; Beauty and the Beast) and Liz Carr (Silent Witness). Liz and Mat used to present a podcast on BBC Ouch, and this is the first time they've been back in the studio t... Read more →
    Simon Minty and Steve Best are joined by Mat Fraser (American Horror Story; Beauty and the Beast) and Liz Carr (Silent Witness). Liz and Mat used to present a podcast on BBC Ouch, and this is the first time they've been back in the studio t... Read more →

  • AFP Show #8: The deaf Deaf partial Not Special
    AFP Show #8: The deaf Deaf partial Not Special
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    Published: 24 Jan 2015 Duration: 37:11
    This month's guests are the editor of The Limping Chicken Charlie Swinbourne and stand up #comedian Eshaan Akbar. We talk about getting offered the '#diversity' job just because you tick the right boxes, affection for sweaty hearing aids an... Read more →
    This month's guests are the editor of The Limping Chicken Charlie Swinbourne and stand up #comedian Eshaan Akbar. We talk about getting offered the '#diversity' job just because you tick the right boxes, affection for sweaty hearing aids an... Read more →

  • AFP Show #7: LIVE Special from the O2 London
    AFP Show #7: LIVE Special from the O2 London
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    Published: 11 Dec 2014 Duration: 43:57
    This show is dedicated to the memory of Stella Young, 24 February 1982 – 6 December 2014. Abnormally Funny People get out of the studio and in front of a live audience for this special one-off show, recorded on International Day of #Disable... Read more →
    This show is dedicated to the memory of Stella Young, 24 February 1982 – 6 December 2014. Abnormally Funny People get out of the studio and in front of a live audience for this special one-off show, recorded on International Day of #Disable... Read more →

  • AFP Show #6: Coffee spills, bottom thrills, house building skills
    AFP Show #6: Coffee spills, bottom thrills, house building skills
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    Published: 28 Nov 2014 Duration: 36:19
    Simon and Steve are joined by actor/comedian Liam O'Carroll and model/blogger Lara Masters . Liam talks about his uncomfortable coffee encounter and liking the product that was not given to him to review, and Lara bares all (well not quite)... Read more →
    Simon and Steve are joined by actor/comedian Liam O'Carroll and model/blogger Lara Masters . Liam talks about his uncomfortable coffee encounter and liking the product that was not given to him to review, and Lara bares all (well not quite)... Read more →

  • AFP Show #5: Woah, Body Form, Body Form For You
    AFP Show #5: Woah, Body Form, Body Form For You
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    Published: 31 Oct 2014 Duration: 38:07
    Guests Tanyalee Davis and Juliette Burton talk with Simon and Steve about body image and the difference between cute and ‘cute'. The products we review go down well and include a self-stirring mug and a bracelet buddy. We also discuss havin... Read more →
    Guests Tanyalee Davis and Juliette Burton talk with Simon and Steve about body image and the difference between cute and ‘cute'. The products we review go down well and include a self-stirring mug and a bracelet buddy. We also discuss havin... Read more →

  • AFP Show #4: Don’t put a sheep inside the otter’s pajamas
    AFP Show #4: Don’t put a sheep inside the otter’s pajamas
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    Published: 3 Oct 2014 Duration: 52:10
    A warning: this show contains some swearing. It's October 2014 and we're speaking with #comedian Laurence Clark and Jess Thom from Touretteshero. We chat about doing impressions of #disabled people, breaking an egg when you have random moti... Read more →
    A warning: this show contains some swearing. It's October 2014 and we're speaking with #comedian Laurence Clark and Jess Thom from Touretteshero. We chat about doing impressions of #disabled people, breaking an egg when you have random moti... Read more →

  • AFP Show #3: Girls Just Wanna
    AFP Show #3: Girls Just Wanna
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    Published: 4 Sep 2014 Duration: 01:00:08
    This month we chat with actor Lisa Hammond (Grange Hill, Vera, EastEnders) and actor, model and lawyer Shannon Murray. We discuss the differences between being a female and a male #disabled person, and getting pointed at by strangers at in ... Read more →
    This month we chat with actor Lisa Hammond (Grange Hill, Vera, EastEnders) and actor, model and lawyer Shannon Murray. We discuss the differences between being a female and a male #disabled person, and getting pointed at by strangers at in ... Read more →

  • AFP Show #2: Boys Toys
    AFP Show #2: Boys Toys
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    Published: 11 Aug 2014 Duration: 53:41
    Guests this episode are Geoff Adams-Spink, former BBC reporter and now freelance journalist and consultant, and Don Biswas, a stand-up comedian and part of the Abnormally Funny People team. Geoff reviews a different pen for people with diff... Read more →
    Guests this episode are Geoff Adams-Spink, former BBC reporter and now freelance journalist and consultant, and Don Biswas, a stand-up comedian and part of the Abnormally Funny People team. Geoff reviews a different pen for people with diff... Read more →

  • AFP Show #1: Our first ever show!
    AFP Show #1: Our first ever show!
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    Published: 24 Jun 2014 Duration: 51:47
    Hosts Steve Best and Simon Minty try and keep some order as Liam O’Carroll, a blind chap, describes his first impressions when receiving something called a Giddy Bowl; Steve Day, who is deaf, realising that his whispers from the touch line ... Read more →
    Hosts Steve Best and Simon Minty try and keep some order as Liam O’Carroll, a blind chap, describes his first impressions when receiving something called a Giddy Bowl; Steve Day, who is deaf, realising that his whispers from the touch line ... Read more →

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