Jew Talkin' To Me?

Jew Talkin' To Me?

An unashamedly Jewish comedy chat show where all are welcome! Jew Talkin' To Me? is hosted by award winning comedians, Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon, and produced by Russell Balkind. Each show features two guests from the entertainment industry sharing their views on a variety of topics connected to modern Jewish life in a secular world, as well as their memories of growing up Jewish. Both Philip and Rachel are well known as Jewish comedians on both the mainstream and community circuit and our guest list includes stand-up comedians, presenters, broadcasters, journalists and writers who are Jewish, have some Jewish heritage, or a Jewish connection. Philip and Rachel have been collaborating for a few years, but who are we as individuals? Philip Simon WINNER of the Jewish Comedian of the Year 2015 WINNER of the Lastminute Comedy Comedian of the Year 2015 As a stand up Philip gigs throughout the UK, as well having performed as far flung places as America, Scandinavia, Europe, The Middle East and New Zealand. He is MC and curator of the Edinburgh Fringe's cult hit show Jew-O-Rama where Jewish and Jew”ish” acts perform to a mainly non-Jewish audience in packed out rooms each year. He is also resident compere at Borehamwood Comedy Club, works on panels shows including Mock the Week and Taskmaster and has been featured on BBC R2 and BBC 3CR, as well as acting in TV sitcoms such as My Family. Rachel Creeger WINNER Most Audience Recommended Show Camden Fringe 2012 WINNER Best Comedy Award Greater Manchester Fringe 2017 Rachel is the only practising orthodox Jewish woman on the UK comedy circuit and has attracted a big following outside of her community who are interested in a unique, accessible voice from an unlikely source. Her debut solo show ‘It’s No Job For A Nice Jewish Girl’ had a sell-out Edinburgh run in 2017, followed by tours of the UK and Israel. She's now meant to be touring her 5* show, ‘Hinayni! but, you know, the 'rona’. Rachel is the host of Central London's spectacular annual event Chanukah in the Square and resident MC of comedy club Upstairs at the Adam & Eve. As heard on BBC Radio London (regular guest) BBC R2, BBC Ouch and BBC 3CR. She is also an award winning director and critically acclaimed playwright. Subscribe and join us each week for brand new episodes. Keep up to date with all our news via our website www.jewtalkintome.com Follow us on social media: Facebook: @JewTalkin Twitter: @JewTalkin Instagram: @JewTalkin See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.... Show More

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February 28, 2021 14 min

It's been a tough year so we wanted to make Purim as joyous as possible. We asked our guests to share their favourite Jewish jokes, here are a selection of them - if laughter is the best medicine, why do we need chicken soup?


With jokes from:

Ivor Baddiel

Debbie Chazen 

Boyd Hilton

Jess Robinson 

Gary Sinyor

Estee Stimler

Matt Kirshen

Joe Bor Comedy

Simon Lipkin

Sara Gibbs

Paul Anthony Mendelson

Jay Foreman

Rachel Creeger Comedian/Writer/Dir...

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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for this bonus episode of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. Recorded live (via Zoom) at Limmud 2020 the guests are UK Human Rights barrister and legal commentator Adam Wagner, and rabbi, author and activist Abby Stein.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 20 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are film critic and broadcaster Jason Solomons, and New York Times bestselling author Jane Green.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and guest host Russell Balkind for Episode 19 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, (produced by Russell too). This week’s guests are writer/comedian Andrea Hubert and comedy writer/producer Howard Cohen .


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 18 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are both comedians, actors and writers, Isy Suttie and Bennett Arron


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 16 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Rabbi and radio personality Debbie Young-Somers and BBC broadcast journalist Toby Friedner.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 16 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are comedy writer Dave Cohen and stand up comedian Adam Bloom.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 15 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are comedians Matt Kirshen and Lucie Pohl.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 14 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are comedians Al Lubel & Steve Jameson.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 13 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Vivien Goldman and Toby Mott.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 12 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish, produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Simon Lipkin and Jess Robinson


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for the first episode of Series 2 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are Boyd Hilton and Valerie Landsburg


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October 12, 2020 3 min

Check out who’s joining Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Series 2 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. 


With series guests including comedians Al Lubel, Matt Kirshen, Adam Bloom and Steve Jameson (AKA Sol Bernstein), impressionist Jess Robinson, the Punk Professor Vivien Goldman, Actor and muppeteer Simon Lipkin, Artist Toby Mott, Actor and voiceover artist Luc...

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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 10 and the last in Series 1 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are sitcom writer and novelist Paul A Mendelson, and Chairman of Elstree Studios Morris Bright MBE.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 9 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are award-winning director, writer and producer Adam Morley, and lyricist, speechwriter and comedy consultant Estee Stimler.


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 9 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are TV and film writer, Anthony Horowitz, and broadcaster, podcaster and comedian Alice Fraser.


Anthony Horowitz: @anthonyhorowitz

www.anthonyhorowitz.com

Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK – a born polymat...

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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 7 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are actor, comedian and improvisor Ben Van Der Velde, and comedian and writer for TV and radio Juliet Meyers.


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www.benvandervelde.com

Over the past decade Ben Van der Velde has spread joy and nonsense to all four corners of...

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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 6 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are musical storyteller Daniel Cainer and the world’s oldest performing comedienne and BGT star Lynn Ruth Miller.


Daniel Cainer: @DanielCainer

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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 5 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are comedy writer Sara Gibbs, and musical comedian and YouTuber Jay Foreman.


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Sara is a comedy writer for web, radio and television as well as an infamous tweeter of unpopular opinions. 


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Join Jewish Comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for Episode 4 of their comedy podcast, a chat show about all things Jewish produced by Russell Balkind. This week’s guests are casting director, agent and producer Esta Charkham, and screenwriter and director Gary Sinyor.


Esta Charkham: @EstalaChark

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Esta started her working life as an actress on stage and television, however it wasn’t long before she was drawn ...

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