Seann Walsh: Episode 143

11Jun

Seann Walsh is one of the most sought-after comics in the UK today and this week he joined Jarlath to discuss his Irish roots (3:00), how a Lee Evans VHS tape changed his life at the age of 11 (7:00) and learning how to stand still (28:00).

Seann explains his dedication to making people laugh at school which included performing on the school bus (10:00) and how his regrets of not taking education seriously have left him feeling intimidated and out of his depth working in television (11:00). To his audience Seann appears confident and in control however he explains the anxieties that he’s experienced in television which includes having a panic attack while recording a well known TV show (53:00). From discussions on the abuse he received for Seann Walsh World (56:00) to clarifying the differences between real-life Seann and his on stage persona (1:04:00) this episode is a fascinating chat with one of the UK’s fastest rising comedians.

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