James Acaster Returns, Again! (2024) | Part One

He probably needs no introduction if you’re listening to this pod, James Acaster returns again! 

In the first half of this two part special, we discuss embarking around the country with the Off Menu live tour, developing the phenomenally successful format for television, and why that might not be the best thing.

We also delve into James’ self-produced podcast series, Springleaf, what success looks like and the forbidden topic of money…

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Everything Stu's up to:

See me live at the Leicester Comedy Festival in February 2024: www.comedy-festival.co.uk/performances/stuart-goldsmith-spoilers.

Discover Stu’s comedy about the climate crisis, for everyone from activists to CEOs, at www.stuartgoldsmith.com/climate

“The funny side of climate change (no, really!)” - The Times

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Stu also offers remote and in-person talks to business, distilling insights from over 400 comics on cultivating resilience and the ability to bounce back, to all levels from C-suite to team members.

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