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This week, Beth's guest is comedian Mae Martin. Mae is has accolades across different comedy genres, radio shows, a book and musical comedy. Most recently, Mae starred in 'Feel Good' a semi-autobiographical show about her life that she also wrote for Channel 4/Netflix.
Beth and Mae discuss her battle with addiction, why honesty is important in comedy, how society perceives sex and gender and what it was like acting for the first time.
- 01.01 - What is Mae’s worst ever job?
- 02.32 - How did Mae Martin get into comedy?
- 03.22 - What journey has Mae had with Musical Comedy?
- 04.48 - Is feeling comfortable in the job you do learned or something you’re naturally born with?
- 05.27 - Mae speaks about her semi-autobiographical TV show Feel Good and how did she approach acting in it?
- 07.47 - How did Mae find it performing in a show that was based on events in her real life?
- 08.39 - How much does addiction apply to everyone and where do they stem from
- 12.00 - What does Mae hope people take away from Feel Good? Does she think it’s important for art to have a wider societal point?
- 14.00 - Quickfire Round
- 15.07 - Fun Fact
- 15.53 - Mae speaks about her book ‘Can Everyone Please Calm Down? A guide to 21st Century Sexuality’
- 18.35 - How much has the public perception on sexuality changed in recent years?
- 20.41 - Does Mae doubt her direction or her work?
- 22.12 - If Mae could wake up tomorrow having gained one quality or ability, what would it be?
- 22.52 - Does Mae Martin feel successful? What defines success?
- 25.24 - What has been Mae’s biggest challenge?
- 26.15 - What does Mae want to do next?
- 27.07 - Does Mae believe in fate or choice?
- Beth Roars: Website YouTube Instagram Twitter Facebook Patreon
- Mae Martin: Website YouTube Instagram Twitter Facebook
- Ace Ventura, Jim Carrey
- Feel Good, Charlotte Ritchie (actress), Joe Hampson (co-writer of Feel Good)
- Dope (Mae’s Stand Up Show)
- French & Saunders, Mighty Boosh
- The Second City - Tina Fey, Mike Myers, Steve Carell
- Mae's Book: Can Everyone Please Calm Down? A 21st Century Guide to Sexuality
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