Catherine Bohart is an Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in England. His comment came after the beheadings of three hostages by ISIS militants. And 99 Other Questions to Cheer Up the Credit Crunched", "BBC – BBC Radio 4 Programmes – Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium, Series 1 of 100", "BBC – BBC Radio 5 live Programmes – 7 Day Sunday – Episodes", "BBC Radio 4 - My Life as a..., Series 1, Stoic", "BBC Radio 4 - Empire-ical Evidence, Series 1, Episode 1", "Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes and Andy Zaltzman to host The News Quiz", https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/andy-zaltzman-news-quiz, "Watch Dogs Legion's Podcasts Are Great When They Aren't Constantly Restarting", "BBC Sport - Richie Benaud - much more than a cricket commentator", "Cricket World Cup 2011 - Running between the Cricket - Video diary", "The Bugle 57 – Hats off to Obama, shoes off for Bush", "All in the family: the Zaltzman comedy siblings", "Does Anything Eat Bankers? The Daily Show's John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman, his co-host on the podcast, The Bugle, discuss Zaltzman's awful but perhaps awfully amazing skill at crafting puns On the movies side, he is noted for appearing in The Smurfs (2011) and its further sequel. With hits like Answer Me This and Radiotopia’s The Allusionist under her belt, her joining The Bugle is an issue the competition commission should have an issue with. John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English comedian.He is best known for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the satirical comedy podcast, The Bugle. He has worked extensively with John Oliver and their work together includes Political Animal , The Department , and The Bugle . John Oliver is married to his wife who is an Iraq war veteran, Kate Norley. I get my regular dosage of John Oliver human from the Times Online’s “Bugle” podcast featuring John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman. And since then it has been a fantastic journey,” explains the 39-year-old comedian. He hosts The Mash Report on BBC Two, Hello America on Quibi and has hosted BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical comedy show Newsjack, the Comedy Central series Joel & Nish vs The World and the BBC Radio 4 programme The News Quiz. Zaltzman has co-hosted The Bugle, a weekly satirical comedy podcast, since 2007. Find out when The News Quiz is on TV, including Series 104-Episode 2. From 10 June 2016 Andy is hosting Zaltzman's Summer of Sport podcast published by The Guardian. podcasts. Andrew Zaltzman (born 6 October 1974) is a British comedian and author who largely deals in political and sport-related material. Angela Barnes is a BBC New Comedy Awards winning English comedian. Zaltzman is also an occasional guest on the on-line cricket radio commentary station Test match Sofa and on TalkSPORT's cricket show Howzat. From 10 June 2016 Andy is hosting Zaltzman's Summer of Sport podcast published by The Guardian. Test Match Sofa was a radio programme providing cricket commentary for all England test matches and selected One Day Internationals. Born in Hammersmith, west London,[2] Zaltzman is of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry. More recently he has appeared on Test Match Sofa's successor www.guerillacricket.com and was an occasional member of the team when they broadcast the programme from a central London sports bar for the 2015 Ashes. Born in Hammersmith, west London, [2] Zaltzman is of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry. Andy Zaltzman plays the Comedy Store, Moore Park, on March 24-25. [28] His sister Helen Zaltzman is a comedian and podcaster. Matthew Crosby is an English comedian and writer. [9], Zaltzman and John Oliver gained their first big break when they teamed up with the multi-Perrier Award nominated Chris Addison on The Department, a short-running radio show based on the premise that Chris, Andy and John, were a three-man organisation brainstorming to solve society's problems. [18]. Producer Chris Skinner remained on the show along with Zaltzman and a rotating group of co-hosts. Producer Chris Skinner remained on the show along with Zaltzman and a rotating group of co-hosts. [15], In July 2009, Zaltzman hosted a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 5 Live entitled Yes, It's The Ashes, taking a comic look at the 2009 Ashes. [26], Zaltzman has also appeared on the internet radio site Guerilla Cricket, and has played for the Authors XI cricket team.[27]. Zaltzman is a huge fan of cricket and in November 2008 began a regular blog for Cricinfo, named "The Confectionery Stall" after a famous piece of commentary by Richie Benaud, where he described a shot by Ian Botham during his innings at the third Ashes Test Match at Headingley, in 1981 as having "gone straight into the Confectionery Stall and out again". Zaltzman also appeared in a late-night show with fellow stand-ups Daniel Kitson, David O'Doherty, and Alun Cochrane entitled The Honourable Men of Art, at The Stand in 2006 and 2008. In June 2016 Oliver left the show due to other commitments. [9], Zaltzman and John Oliver gained their first big break when they teamed up with the multi-Perrier Award nominated Chris Addison on The Department, a short-running radio show based on the premise that Chris, Andy and John, were a three-man organisation brainstorming to solve society's problems.[10]. [8]. Richard Ian Boldsworth, previously known under the pseudonym Ray Peacock, is a comic performer, best known for The ParaPod, The Peacock and Gamble Podcast and the Ray Peacock Podcast. A barrister who slapped a junior female colleague's bottom telling her 'I really wanted to smack your a**e' was fined almost £10,000 by a disciplinary tribunal. He studied at Durham University, where he began his comedy career performing with the Durham Revue, and was a finalist in the 2007 Chortle Student Comedy Awards. Zaltzman delivered his son at home due to his wife entering labour suddenly. Ask her about podcasting, or Serial. The show had been running on BBC Radio 5 Live since starting in January 2010. While at university, Zaltzman was sports editor for The Oxford Student . He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. The Now Show is a British radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4, which satirises the week's news. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. The remark was made by comedian Andy Zaltzman during the Christian O'Connell Manifesto show on Radio 5 Live. In 2013 he also contributed a review of that year's World Snooker Championship to BBC Television's regular coverage of the event. The News Quiz is a British topical panel game broadcast on BBC Radio 4. [20], Having hosted one of three series of The News Quiz, sharing duties with Angela Barnes and Nish Kumar in 2020 [21] Andy Zaltzman has been announced as the new permanent chair when it resumes in 2021. Things slightly changed in 2004 after he joined Andy Zaltzman in co-hosting a political talk show called Political Animal. . Zaltzman also appeared in a late-night show with fellow stand-ups Daniel Kitson, David O'Doherty, and Alun Cochrane entitled The Honourable Men of Art, at The Stand in 2006 and 2008. Zaltzman was the statistician on Test Match Special for the three-match Wisden Trophy series between England and West Indies in July 2020 and between England and Pakistan a month later. Zaltzman hopes “to bring a bit of inventiveness” to the show, he tells me on the phone from south London, where he lives with his barrister wife and two children, 11 and 13. She produces the linguistics podcast The Allusionist, the entertainment podcast Answer Me This!, and the Veronica Mars recap podcast Veronica Mars Investigations. RHLSTP #55: Andy Zaltzman - Pogo Stick Assassin. [28] His sister Helen Zaltzman is a comedian and podcaster. Oliver Louis "Olly" Mann is a British writer, presenter and gadget correspondent. : And 53 Other Indispensable Questions for the Credit Crunched". In 2004, Zaltzman began – initially with John Oliver – hosting Political Animal , a stand-up show in which different acts perform political-themed material; Zaltzman has hosted solo since 2006. The Alternative Comedy Experience is a stand-up comedy show that premiered on 5 February 2013 on the Comedy Central channel in the UK. [22], Zaltzman played the host of The Bug podcast in 2020's Watch Dogs: Legion, alongside his Bugle co-host Alice Fraser - the show is highly satirical and takes direct inspiration from The Bugle in its approach and delivery. Our scorer Andy Zaltzman was rather appropriately providing key numbers from his 'Stats shed' at home. From 17 November 2017 Andy has co-hosted The Urnbelievable Ashes with Felicity Ward, a podcast published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. My wife is a criminal barrister, so they could go into legal reform, or the silly route. It actually looked like somewhere Caractacus Potts or … In December, 2014 Andy performed at the Lord’s Taverners charity Christmas lunch without incident. Fear not, Britain's best sporting comic has the answer [17], Zaltzman was a regular co-host, along with comedians Al Murray and Rebecca Front of the satirical news programme 7 Day Sunday (also broadcast as 7 Day Saturday). Zaltzman's wife is a barrister and they have two children, a daughter born January 2007 and a son born December 2008. World Cup 2014: Comedian Andy Zaltzman presents his neutral's guide to Group D. Not sure who to back at this summer's footballing festivities? In 2013 he also contributed a review of that year's World Snooker Championship to BBC Television's regular coverage of the event. Zaltzman delivered his son at home due to his wife entering labour suddenly. He has a degree in Classics from University College, Oxford. Zaltzman, who lives in London with his wife Miranda and the children, was speaking before heading to our shores to perform at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – where he is currently performing – and the Sydney Comedy Festival, which opens on April 24. Alice Fraser is an Australian comedian, writer, podcaster, and actress. Focusing on global news stories, the show was launched shortly after John Oliver's move to New York to work on The Daily Show, allowing Oliver and Andy Zaltzman to continue a partnership that had previously enjoyed success with Political Animal and The Department. These two met at the 2008 Republican National convention. The first set of new co-hosts included Wyatt Cenac (US), Hari Kondabolu (US), Tiff Stevenson (UK), Nish Kumar (UK), Alice Fraser (Australia), Anuvab Pal (India), Tom Ballard (Australia), and Helen Zaltzman (UK). The Bugle is a satirical news podcast, created by John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman in 2007. Zaltzman's blog covered the 2011 World Cup for Cricinfo, supported by a number of podcasts. Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian in the United Kingdom. Nishant Kumar is a British stand-up comedian and radio presenter. In 2004 and 2005 he aligned with Andy Zaltzman to co-host Political Animal, with different acts playing out political material radio, the show eventually moved to BBC 4. And 99 Other Questions to Cheer Up the Credit Crunched", "BBC – BBC Radio 4 Programmes – Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium, Series 1 of 100", "BBC – BBC Radio 5 live Programmes – 7 Day Sunday – Episodes", "BBC Radio 4 - My Life as a..., Series 1, Stoic", "BBC Radio 4 - Empire-ical Evidence, Series 1, Episode 1", "Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes and Andy Zaltzman to host The News Quiz", https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/andy-zaltzman-news-quiz, "Watch Dogs Legion's Podcasts Are Great When They Aren't Constantly Restarting", "BBC Sport - Richie Benaud - much more than a cricket commentator", "Cricket World Cup 2011 - Running between the Cricket - Video diary", "The Bugle 57 – Hats off to Obama, shoes off for Bush", "All in the family: the Zaltzman comedy siblings", "Does Anything Eat Bankers? [13] In June 2007, BBC2's The Culture Show commissioned Zaltzman and John Oliver to write a mock farewell speech for departing Prime Minister Tony Blair. Zaltzman performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for the first time in April 2007, winning the coveted Piece of Wood Award , given to the best show as voted for by other comedians. [16], Zaltzman presented his own four-part BBC Radio 4 programme in December 2009 entitled Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium, Series 1 of 100. Political Animal later transferred to BBC Radio 4. Helen Zaltzman is an English podcaster, broadcaster and writer. [4], His debut full-length Edinburgh Fringe show Andy Zaltzman versus the Dog of Doom received a nomination for Best Newcomer at the Perrier Comedy Awards in 2001. She has written and performed 12 Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows and several comedy tours, in addition to radio and television work. John Oliver: Personal Life, Wife and Children. 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