Urzila Carlson

Season 6, Episode 8

This week we’re diving back into some of the episodes recorded on our Australia and New Zealand tour. This week we speak to comedian Urzila Carlson about writing her memoir, growing up in libraries, dark fairy tales and more. This August Urzila, Robin and Josie all have shows on at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Reading List

Urzila recommends:

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Dear Fatty by Dawn French

Yes Man by Danny Wallace

Handstands in the Dark: A True Story of Growing Up and Survival by Janet Godley

Robin recommends:

Rolling with the Punchlines by Ursula Carlson

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

Glasses: Who Needs ‘Em? by Lane Smith

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

Josie recommends:

Shockheaded Peter by Heinrich Hoffmann

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