Stand and Deliver Podcast 16 Jonathan Elston

On this show Rhodders chats to…

Jonathan Elston.

Jonathan turned professional at just 20 years old and runs a number of comedy nights.

They talk about:

Turing pro at the age of 20, why it’s harder to make a living from comedy now, how to deal with bad gigs, depending on comedy for you income, fights at comedy nights, what is in your control when on stage, why Jonathan left comedy for a year and why he returned, running a gig for 6 years, starting a gig with Matt Richardson, how he books acts, the comedy scene in Reading, the pros and cons of being a booker and an act, never being asked to be part of the Reading Comedy Festival, some of the strange things that have happened at Rhodders’ and Jonathan’s comedy nights.

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