Get A ‘Proper’ Job episode #2 – No Funny Business

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Posted by: Creative Cardiff

Date: 6 February 2020

For creative workers who care about the issues that matter, Get A ‘Proper’ Job is a podcast that discusses, debates and showcases the highs and lows of working in a creative job or organisation.

We’re bringing together industry experts to share new knowledge.

In episode two of Get A ‘Proper’ Job, we hear from Dr Dimitrinka Stoyanova Russell of Cardiff Business School on her research with Nick Butler - No Funny Business: precarious work and emotional labour in stand-up comedy.  

We then have a chat with comedian Steffan Evans, who responds to Dimi's research. Steffan has ‘taken the Welsh comedy scene by storm’ since he first started performing in 2016. He’s supported Elis James on tour, worked on tv and online and appeared at festivals all over the UK with shows including Tales from Wales and If I Die Right Now.

Steffan said: "The best bit about being a comedian is getting the laughs. A great gig is like a 20 minute skydive - I've never done a skydive - but being up there and knowing that the chute is going to open is the best thing ever." 

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Get A ‘Proper’ Job is made by city network Creative Cardiff, with and for, the creative community.

You can listen to the first episode of Get A 'Proper' Job here.