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Cally Beaton

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173: Cally Beaton

Blank Podcast with Giles Paley-Phillips & Jim Daly

Cally Beaton is a stand-up comedian, writer, and orator. Cally was a TV executive before turning to stand-up comedy. She has made many TV appearances including QI, The Apprentice: You're Fired and Pointless.  We talked to Cally about her earlier career in TV and her journey into comedy. She gives us her insights on perimenopause and the impact it has on mental and physical health and we discuss the joys of live comedy. Listen to Cally's podcast, Namaste Motherf**kers here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/point-blank-with-guests-giles-paley-phillips-and-jim-daly/id1562113984?i=1000569084180 PLUS extra chat with Cally just for our Patrons over at patreon.com/blankpodcast Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams, Rachel Bowen. @blankpod @eliistender @jimdalycomedy @callybeatoncomedian blankpodcast2018@gmail.com

1hr 35mins

19 Jul 2022

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Season 5 #2 Cally Beaton

How To Be Sad with Helen Russell

Cally Beaton was working as a senior TV exec until she was 45, when the late great Joan Rivers told her she should try stand-up. So she did. Now a successful comedian – you’ll have seen her on shows like QI and on The Apprentice You’re Fired – Cally’s nonetheless out to challenge the ageism she sees around her in the industry…an industry Cally admits she was a part of creating. She worked on MTV’s The Real World, one of the first reality shows, back in the early 90s and then later on Geordie Shore and Ex on the Beach in previous life as a television executive. She says now: ‘It’s fair to say I was a big part of the problem now biting me in the arse.’ Here, we talk about: - Ageism - Profound change - Breaking down and building back up - The u-shaped happiness curve - Invisibility - Imposter-offs - Asking for help - …and how there’s no prizes for styling it out For more of the brilliant Cally, check out her live dates http://callybeaton.com/ and follow her @callybeaton In this episode, I bang on about Robin Ince’s books again. They’re all brilliant (and he’s interviewed in my latest book, How To Be Sad but the one I’m talking about here is I’m A Joke And So Are You – highly recommend!


13 Jul 2022

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The Humourology Podcast

Cally Beaton joins Paul Boross to discuss her cracking career in corporate to taking comedy worlds by storm. From being an executive at an early age to taking the stage as an award-winning comedian, Beaton knows what it takes to make humour happen. “I literally don't think there's an occasion when you can't use humour including a eulogy”Join us as Cally Beaton puts on a masterclass in public speaking and presenting while hearing stories from her time producing at places like MTV, UKTV, and Viacom only on The Humourology Podcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


20 Jun 2022

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133. Cally Beaton; Vodka with Madonna, Panthers on the Loose and Joan Rivers’ Life-Changing Approval

The Big Travel Podcast

Stand-up comedian, star of comedy TV shows and host of the Namaste Mother******s Podcast, Cally Beaton, was a high flying TV exec until Joan Rivers noticed her comedic talent and gave her some life-changing advice. She’s partied at some of the world’s hottest events, knocked back Vodka with Madonna, refused to indulge Mariah’s puppies, narrowly avoided a panther on the loose in South Africa, almost been swallowed by a blizzard in Iceland after a boyfriend dumped her at the airport and much more. Recorded with Lisa in Malaga and Cally live from her laundry cupboard in Amsterdam.   www.callybeaton.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Apr 2022

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394 - Cally Beaton

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast

Brilliant Cally Beaton swapped the boardroom for the green room, when Joan Rivers convinced her it wasn’t too late to try comedy in her forties. From first class air travel, to long night-drives to open mics, she’s been putting the hours in and is now reaping the rewards. We talk about why happiness is a U-shaped curve; how her polish enabled her to “hide” in the first part of her comedy career, and how she’s even now unlearning her natural authority and discovering true vulnerability onstage.25 mins of extra content available exclusively to the Insiders Club includes Cally on a moment of stark realisation that it’s OK to be flawed; on her part in bringing South Park to the world; and whether “Fuck ‘Em” is a useful mantra… Catch up with Cally:www.callybeaton.comIG: @callybeatoncomedianTW: @callybeatonCally's podcast:https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/namaste-motherfuckers/id1562113984Everything Stu's up to:This podcast is @ComComPod on Twitter and Instagramwww.comedianscomedian.comFind out everything Stu’s up to at www.stuartgoldsmith.comStu 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.“Stuart was brilliant; he nailed the brief, and the balance of meaningful content and humour was perfect for our audience.” Jo Matkin, CEO Celsus Group Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 2mins

17 Feb 2022

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Insane In The Fem Brain

Rich Wilson talks to Cally Beaton. Twitter: @callybeaton - Insta: @callybeatoncomedian - Listen out for Rich on Cally's podcast Namaste Motherfuskers Produced by producerpaul.co.uk freelance podcast producer for hire!Watch UNCUT interviews on our YouTube channel and of course we’re on Apple, Spotify and all good platforms.Check our stylish “Insane In The Men Brain” T shirts and hoodies from https://buythatmerch.co.uk. Get your limited edition “Insane In The Men Brain” coffee beans from wogancoffee.com in Bristol. Use the exclusive Men Brain listener promo code MENBRAIN for 10% off our podcast packs.Sign up for priority access to our LIVE events (LIVESTREAM and IRL) darkhorsedigital.co.uk.If you haven't already, please subscribe to the original podcast Insane In The Men Brain at https://www.podfollow.com/menbrain now! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 6mins

17 Feb 2022

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A Dog's Life with Anna Webb

This week Anna talks to comedian, writer, and podcaster, Cally Beaton, as she embarks on getting a new puppy. Anna has mentioned in the past what potential new pet parents need to consider before committing but in this episode Anna takes Cally step by step on what she need to be thinking about. Cally has now found a reputable breeder and is awaiting the birth of her puppy at the end of March. A life long animal lover and current cat owner, Cally's growing desire to get a puppy was confirmed when Anna was a guest on her podcast earlier this year. But as a working comedian and someone who travels a lot, there was a lot to think about first. Anna provides the answers all potential pet parents need to hear. Listen to Anna on Cally's podcast (language warning)More about CallyInstagram: @callybeatoncomedianTwitter: @callybeatonFor more about Anna go to annawebb.co.ukMusic and production by Mike Hanson for Pod People ProductionsCover art by JaijoCover photo by Rhian Ap Gruffydd at Gruff PawtraitsTo advertise on or sponsor A Dog's Life email: info@theloniouspunkproductions.com


16 Jan 2022

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Let's Kill Twitter with comedian, podcaster and mentor Cally Beaton.

Let's Kill Twitter

Welcome to the podcast version of Let's Kill Twitter, the world's first chat show based on tweets! Our guest for this episode was comedian, podcaster, writer speaker and business mentor Cally Beaton (@callybeaton). The host was Julian Hall (@TextualHealing2).Topics covered: Topics include: the launch of GB News, Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings' WhatsApp exchange about Matt Hancock, Richard Madeley's Alan Partridge moment on Shamima Begum, Piers Corbyn removing Covid stickers and cute babybaras!Follow us on @LKTzoomDonate via https://www.buymeacoffee.com/letskilltwitterYou can watch and listen to previous episodes via our site: https://www.letskilltwitter.com/previousshows

1hr 1min

20 Jun 2021

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Cally Beaton's Improper Use of a Faberge Yam

Eyre-Leigh Doors

Gorgeous episode featuring Cally Beaton from QI, The Apprentice You're Fired, off of Radio 4 and an absolute cracking stand up comedian. But, you know, she *may* have ruined Louise's life in the 90s so we have to start with that.Because of Cally's years of work as a top telly executive and as a sought-after comedian and speaker, the celebrity name-dropping is plentiful. We have Elton John at Cally's beck and call, Sandi Toksvig on a dashboard and Joan Rivers like you've never imagined her before. She would approve. Possibly.Yes a yam is used in a way that only the sickest of minds could imagine, yes there is chat about raising kids in the 21st Century, why imposter syndrome reigns in even the most successful-looking people and a tale of ice cream corruption.We chat midlife superpowers, the joy of shoplifting and other ways to get your adrenaline fix. Oh, and you should the terrible thing that happens to Oprah Winfrey!In the show, Cally and Pauline share their love of comedian Richard Todd, whose show you can watch on Next Up Comedy if you're a member there, or better still seek him out live near your home. They also mention the hilarious Nathan Cassidy. Check him out if you get a chance.In other news, if you are around this weekend (19th/20th June) in Brighton, you can get 2-4-1 tickets to our live editions by turning up at the Sweet Venues box office and saying the magic words: "Choose it or Lose it" . So tell your friends. The venue will be beautifully socially distant and Covid Secure.Thanks so much for listening to the podcast, whether this is your first time, or if you do it week after week. Please make sure to leave us a lovely review and if you want to get in touch to be our “listener of the week”, you can do that on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or by emailing us at eyreleighdoors@gmail.comYou can also find us individually as follows: Find Louise Leigh on Twitter, Facebook  and Instagram Catch up with Pauline Eyre on Twitter, Facebook and InstagramMusic by Ben Woolford, thanks to our ever-patient editor, Lambert Butler and our hard-working marketing guru Jocasta P-R. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


18 Jun 2021

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Jokes with Mark Simmons

Cally Beaton! It's excellent comedian and Mark's comedy mum Cally Beaton!Follow Mark on Twitter | Subscribe to the podcast so you never miss an episode Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


29 Apr 2021