Episode Description: On this episode of The Invisible Gift, Andrew is joined by comedian and writer Michael Fabbri. In the episode, Michael reveals the inside production secrets of your favourite comedy panel shows, Andrew and Michael discuss why dyslexics naturally become leaders, and Michael explains why his friend posted a dead cat through a letter box. Top Quotes:"Because of the barriers and the lack of opportunity dyslexics and neuro-diverse people have, they are forced to lead. They have to become leaders. They have to be in charge." - Michael"Kids who are dyslexic will always feel like crap in the current education system because that environment wasn't made for them." - AndrewAbout the Host:The Invisible Gift is hosted by entrepreneur and dyslexic, Andrew Kitley. With twenty years experience, Andrew Kitley has worked his way up the metaphorical and literal ladder to become Managing Director of Kitall: an engineering firm. Under Andrew's guidance, Kitall is now one of the most sought after names to complete complex engineering projects in the UK. In each episode of The Invisible Gift, Andrew seeks the advice and inspiration of a fellow trailblazer who has defied the odds to achieve the extraordinary - turning the challenge of dyslexia into a gift.About the Guest:Michael Fabbri is a comedian and writer who performed and produced the BBC radio series ‘The Dyslexicon’. Michael is an English stand-up comedian and writer based in Brighton and has been performing stand-up comedy since the early 2000s. Michael is a frequent contributor to panel television shows like Mock the Week & Stand UP for the Week - regularly submitting jokes aired to broadcast. In 2003 he reached the final of So You Think You're Funny on Channel 4. As well as performing all over the world, he has also performed in several solo shows at festivals such as the Edinburgh Fringe festival. Michael was nominated for Best Club Comic at 2012 Chortle Awards. Resources:https://twitter.com/michaelsfabbri?lang=enhttps://www.michaelfabbri.com/https://www.kitall.co.uk/https://www.onefineplay.com/
This episode of Get Yourself a Proper Job I talk to Michael Fabbri. Michael has been a stand up for over 15 years and tours the country as a top club comedian. Here we talk about being funny at school and the consequences of that, how school shapes you and how his dyslexia has affected the way the thinks creatively (or not). We also talk about how he didn't have a clue how to break into the business and the focus that is need to make it your living. We also chat about the civil service jobs we've both done to make ends meet and how bad has been held up by his bad decisions. Additionally there is a delightful interruption from Michael's daughter about Narwhals, which is the podcast highlight. Michael Fabbri made his mark on the UK circuit by appearing on Channel 4‘s ‘So you think your Funny competition’. And has a superb reputation on the comedy circuit. He regularly performs at major comedy clubs throughout the UK and all over the world. Michael has supported some of the biggest name in comedy including Micky Flanagan, Lucy Porter & Stephen K Amos. He is also an active writer for TV & Radio show. Fabbri manages to effortlessly slip between some harsh, controversial topics to light-hearted silliness to make for a refreshingly eclectic and brilliantly funny act, which has taken him to the Edinburgh Festival and beyond.
Episode 31 - Gordon Southern, Michael Fabbri and Joe Wells
This week Ray spoke to comedians Gordon Southern, Michael Fabbri and Joe Wells. He was also joined in the studio by Barry Dodds, and, in the latest instalment of the soon to be hit feature What The Butler Saw, got assistant producer Andy Butler’s review of ‘A Serbian Film’.