Summary: A hilarious show from Scotland. Stand up Comedy, skits, chat and much more, Something for everyone.
We've been off the air for a little while now, doing lots of othe things. If you want to catch up with John check out his brand new blog at http://johndburns.wordpress.com/ There'll be plenty to listen to on there soon when it goes audio! Special guest Anna talks about her Lesbian Handbook idea, loads of fun in this pocket sized episode, including how to motivate yourself to lose weight. Don't forget Inverness' new comedy club opens on the 28th of January at Ceol Mor, lot's of top acts including Keir McAllister who has been on Purple on a number of occasions. If you would like to find out more about the lesbian handbook you can read Anna's post here http://mcbitsandbobs.webs.com/thelesbianhandbook.htm
Irish Comedian Finchie Coveny comes on the show and tells us about his quest to take comedy to the oddest places on earth. Plus we review the film Another Year and Cornball Willicock III calls in with his views on the American penal system. Please help Kayley walk by making a small donation to her, visit her website here http://www.helpkayleywalk.com/
You must all die!! John explores some unusual ways of doing it. Plus the amazing Barry McDonald interviewed and performing at SNAFU comedy club. You really don’t deserve this. Here is a link to Barry McDonald’s website http://www.barrymcdonald.co.uk/Comedy/Home.html
It's disasters at sea with Purple Comedy's latest episode featuring comedian Jason C Murphy and singer songwriter Adrian Telfer. Check out Adrian's website here http://www.adriantelfer.com/ Visit Jason C Murphy's blog at http://whengigsgobad.com/
Purple Comedy’s back from the dead!!! Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe John visits Richard Plusford at Mirth of Forth’s HQ in the Fringe. Plus a journey to Strathpeffer to visit Emma Shearer’s Coffee shop concert with music from the amazing Jon Gomm. All this and news of a new Arts community website in the Highlands. Links... Links ....Links.... John Gomm http://www.jongomm.com/ Mirth of Forth http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=343049593939#!/group.php?gid=343049593939 Emma Shearer on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#!/profile.php?id=529501715 Northings http://northings.com/ And Adrian Telfer who was also playing at Strathpeffer www.adriantelfer.com
John escapes from Inverness and visits the North of Scotland’s top Comedy Club SNAFU. Hear Gus Tawse talk about the club and perform live on stage. http://www.clubsnafu.com/ Also Ireland’s Colm Mc Glinchey performs some great stuff about the WII Check him out on facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560&ref=ts#!/profile.php?id=521900509&ref=sgm Colm is at the Glasgow Stand 10th 11th July And don’t forget to join us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560&ref=ts
Valdimir McTavish joins the show, live from SNAFU comedy club in Aberdeen and tells us all about his hilarious new book The Top 50 Greatest Scots of all Time, EVER! Who would your top 50 Scots be? How about your lowest 50 Scots/ John ponders who would be the top greatest American’s See more of Vladimir here http://www.rooftopcomedy.com/comics/VladimirMcTavish 20 mins Audio
John has a religious experience in his underpants, Rant and dick pollute the show, pushing back the boundaries of obscenity. 15 minutes of your life you’ll never want back. Click here for the Rant and Dick podcast and blog... http://rantdick.blogspot.com/
Birthday boy John Burns wanders bleary eyed through some of London’s comedy clubs. Drop into Islington’s Lion’s Den comedy club or learn how to survive in the Comedy Store. This and Cornball Willicock III’s views on obesity. More fun than you can click at. Check out the Lion’s Den at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=18253060302 http://www.lionsdencomedy.co.uk
John Steals ideas from Forum posts on Stephen Fry's website. Property is theft after all, except when your bike gets nicked when it's an insurance claim. Check out the original Forum here http://www.stephenfry.com/forum/topic/pet-hates
A bumper edition of Purple Comedy, Peter G Butler drops in from the Comedy Poop Podcast. Billy Kirkwood rants away and John decides ignorance is bliss. 20 mins audio Join Purple Comedy’s Facebook site http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560 Thanks for the rant Billy Kirkwood Gentleman’s Closet Podcast http://billykirkwood.podomatic.com/ Salt Box Comedy Club Norwich http://www.myspace.com/saltboxcomedy Comedy Poop Podcast http://petergbutler.podomatic.com/rss2.xml with Peter G Butler. Lucy Burgess. Peter Renton Stephen Fry’s Website http://www.stephenfry.com/
News from Purple Comedy land with Robert selling his Orc, John has an unfortunate conversation in a pub, Stephen Fry's website and, coming next on Purple Comedy, the Comedy Poop Podcast with Peter G Butler. check them out at http://petergbutler.podomatic.com/ Join Purple Comedy's new group on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560
John Burns drinks his way to midnight. Contains strong language and sluring.
The office party from Hell, Arthur Maid-Startler, Shadrack from the Vegetable liberation front and Cornball Willicock III all drop in for a mince pie and a drop of sherry. A big thanks to all our listeners for calling by and a happy Christmas from the Purple team. And don't forget Help John Burns in his attempt to become a TV presenter Vote for me here http://www.invernesstv.net/talentvote.html See John live 8.00 pm 11th Jan 2010 at Earls Court Laughing Horse gig http://www.laughinghorse.co.uk/ Have a Purple Christmas!!!
As John Burns continues to attempt to sell his soul to the devil in exchange for comedic success he travels to Glasgow, Scotland to visit his co-host Austin Low for some advice. Contains supreme silliness, controversial language and the occasional Welsh accent. 7mins Help Jon Burns to become a TV presenter Vote for him here http://www.invernesstv.net/talentvote.html