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Behind the Curtain at ROFL Comedy Club

Are you ready to go behind the curtain with comedians at ROFL? The show is recorded live, backstage at ROFL (Rolling On the Floor Laughing), the ONLY dedicated Comedy Club in Staffordshire and Cheshire, UK.Hosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. There are no set questions, there’s no material, no plans, to be honest most of the guests have no idea they’re going to be recorded that evening. From hilarious anecdotes, to random musings, to deep conversations about life, the universe and everything in between. Each episode is a moment in time captured backstage.If you’ve ever wondered what comedians are like when they’re not center stage, whether they’re at home with tea and toast after a gig or throwing a telly out a Travelodge window, or how their brains really work, then this is the podcast for you. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: roflcomedy.com

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Roger Monkhouse, Harriet Dyer and Geoff Boyz Go Behind the Curtain

At a time when you'll find most comedians at home telling jokes to their cats we bring you another episode of the Behind the Curtain podcast. Hosts, Cokey and Franki talk to comics, Roger Monkhouse, Harriet Dyer and Geoff BoyzRoger reveals his thoughts on military history and that time he could be found crying in a lay-by (we've all been there right?). Harriet dyer explains how reading before bed changed her life and Geoff Boyz discloses why he got rid of all his books. Connect with Roger Send him a letter or telegram, he isn’t on social media. Connect with Harriet (she likes dinosaurs)InstagramFacebookTwitterConnect with GeoffTwitterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.comLos Angeles and Staffordshire UK +44 (0) 7872 055954

21mins

4 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Jack Gleadow, Bobby Murdock and Mike Sheer Go Behind the Curtain

In these uncertain times we all need a laugh, so with the club being forced to shut, this is the first in a series of episodes from the back catalogue of recordings. We also hope to bring you some new episodes where we can bring you fresh material from behind closed doors rather than behind the curtain.In this episode, co-hosts Cokey and Franki talk to Jack Gleadow, Bobby Murdock and Mike Sheer. On this geographically themed show, Jack Gleadow touches on Hull being the unlikely cultural hub of the UK, Mike Sheer compares Toronto, Glasgow and Sydney while Bob tells us all about the inbreeding in Warrington.  Connect with JackFacebookTwitter Connect with BobFacebookTwitterConnect with MikeTwitterFacebook Hosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

10mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Freddy Quinne Goes Behind the Curtain

This episode of Behind the Curtain at ROFL Comedy Club features resident MC Cokey Falkow and comedian Freddy Quinne. They discuss the fast turnaround of relevant material and content as well as Freddy saying older acts who have not written new bits for years should be ashamed of themselves. Do you agree?Heres the link to the video shot on the nightFreddy Quinne is a British comedian based in Preston, Lancashire. Arts culture magazine The Skinny has described him as "uncompromising... a natural comic with near perfect timing". He regularly performs all over the UK, including at some of the biggest comedy clubs and festivals in the country.Connect with FreddyTwitter @FreddyQuinneFacebookHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

12mins

13 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Jeff Innocent and Wouter Meijs Go Behind the Curtain

In the latest episode of Behind the Curtain at ROFL Comedy Club hosts Cokey and Franki Falkow chat to Jeff Innocent and Wouter Meijs.The one and only Jeff Innocent is visiting the wonderland that is Stoke for the first time and tells us an amazing story of his first comedy gig at the age of 41.Wouter Meijs, a keen cyclist, fills us in on his passion for cycling and how soon you'll be able to see him in lycra on stage.About Jeff:Jeff Innocent is a popular and experienced stand up comedian, actor, writer and cultural commentator. As a stand up comedian he has reached near legendary status among his peers and audience alike by staying at the top of his game for over 15 years. He was voted Best Live Club Comedian 2016 AT the UK Comedy Awards and was Runner Up for 2013, 2014 and 2015, won Best In Fest at the Norwich Comedy Festival 2014 and was nominated in the 2015 Chortle Awards Best Live Club Act category. His unique appeal lies in the contrast between his East End ‘Geezer’ appearance and demeanour, and his educated, philosophical delivery and subject matter. Inspiring the guardian to describe him as a comedian with, ‘The body of a nightclub bouncer and the brains of a university boffin’.Connect with Jeff About WouterDutch comedian Wouter Meijs arrived in the UK in 2005 after a successful career in the Netherlands and has been very well-received – a huge achievement considering he is performing in his second language! – he now performs across the UK but and also been seen performing with his Dutch colleagues at the Edinburgh Festival 2007&2008 with the Amsterdam Underground Comedy Collective. In Holland he was a regular at Toomler, Boom Chicago and Comedycafé and openingact for weekly jazzshow ‘Hans Teeuwen Zingt’ in nightclub Panama, Amsterdam. He was the Runner-up for Lastminute comedian of the year 2011 and Worldseries Manchester 2011 but the winner for Dirty Dozen Yeovil 2012.Connect with WouterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

15mins

6 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Nina Gilligan and Peter McCole Go Behind the Curtain

In this episode of Behind the Curtain at ROFL Comedy Club host Cokey Falkow speaks to comics and friends, Nina Gilligan and Peter McCole. They chat backstage about how they spent a month in Edinburgh together, festival breakdowns and the most balls out thing a comedian ever said. About Nina:Award-winning comedian Nina Gilligan exploded on to the comedy scene in 2011 and is now a regular on the UK circuit, performing at clubs and venues all over the UK. She won an award for Hot Water Comedian of the Year in 2013 and was a finalist in English Comedian of the Year 2016.A bolshier Mrs Merton, she's not one to suffer fools lightly Connect with Nina About Peter Peter is a natural stand up whose hugely popular anecdotal observational comedy and quick wit delights comedy audiences in comedy clubs up and down the UK circuit."Worth the Admission Alone" METROConnect with Peter McColeHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

9mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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Aaron Twitchen and Joey Page Go Behind the Curtain

On this episode, resident MC, Cokey Falkow, goes behind the curtain at ROFL Comedy Club with comics, Aaron Twitchen and Joey Page.They chat mustaches, stag dos, rioting chickens, breast milk lattes and why you shouldn't eat eggs that cost less than 6p.Connect with Aaron Facebook TwitterConnect with Joey Facebook TwitterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

11mins

21 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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Gerry K and James Alderson Go Behind the Curtain

On the latest episode of behind the Curtain at ROFL comedy club hosts Franki and Cokey Falkow chat to Gerry K about whether teachers or tradies are the better audience members and how knob gags go down in London. James Alderson, usually one to bring back the 80s, talks traffic and christmas shopping and King Size Twix's. Plus nearly every comedian's favourite topic, eating at service stations. Connect with Gerry WebsiteFacebook InstagramTwitterConnect with JamesWebsite FacebookTwitterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

13mins

14 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Scott Capurro Goes Behind the Curtain

We recently had a brilliant weekend of fun shows with the one and only, Scott Capurro.Comic, actor, author... the list goes on, Scott is a powerhouse on the comedy scene and on this episode goes behind the curtain at ROFL with resident MC, Cokey Falkow.Cokey chats to Scott about the differences between the US and the UK comedy scene and how he found out his Uncle was not only famous and talented but also gay.  Connect with Scott WebsiteFacebookTwitterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

16mins

7 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Drew Taylor, Eddy Brimson & Neil McFarlane Go Behind the Curtain

In this episode we chat to Drew Taylor about living in Wales, dodging dragons and sheep, and why and how he got started in comedy later in life. We follow up with a group chat with Eddy Brimson and Neil McFarlane. Find out what happened when a fire alarm went off during the show and how you can get heckled by a chair. Listen out for a whistling chair!Connect with DrewTwitterInstagramConnect with EddyWebsiteTwitterConnect with Neil TwitterHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.comDrew Taylorhttps://twitter.com/drewtaylorliteinstagram https://instagram.com/drewtaylorlite

18mins

31 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Paul Tonkinson and Colin Manford Go Behind the Curtain

Have you ever heard about the French marathon where you drink wine to hydrate and eat cheese? In this episode we chat to Paul Tonkinson and Colin Manford about it as well as driving long distances to get to gigs. Paul TonkinsonA sensational live performer, Yorkshire man, marathon runner and former (double award-winning) Time Out Comedian of the Year, Paul Tonkinson has long upheld his esteemed reputation as one of the finest stand-ups the UK has to offer. With a unique and distinctive style, Tonkinson is noted for his effervescent physicality and skillful impressions, which bring alive exuberant, tender comic reflections on love, family and the day-to-day idiosyncrasies of 21st century living.Connect with PaulWebsiteTwitterTour datesColin ManfordColin Manford is a North West based comedian.An accomplished writer, actor and presenter who just loves to tell stories from his own unique perspective. No-holds barred comedy at its finest.Connect with ColinWebsiteTwitterFacebookHosted by resident MC Cokey Falkow and his wife, writer Franki Falkow, ROFL’s Podcast is one where the comedians enjoy an off-the-cuff backstage chat where no subject is off limits. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favourite podcast app so you don’t miss out on new episodes.Also check out the ROFL YouTube channel for weekly clips from all the comedians.ROFL brings you the best live comedy every Friday & Saturday night to Lymelight Boulevard at ROFL Comedy Club. For more information and to book tickets go to: www.roflcomedy.com

18mins

25 Jan 2020

Rank #10