James Acaster

James Acaster

Acaster has also been nominated a record four times for the Edinburgh Comedy Award from 2012 to 2015, but never won. He did scoop the breakthrough award and the best show award at the Chortle Awards 2015 for Recognise.
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New podcast from James Acaster and Ed Gamble

Duo discuss guests' favourite foods

James Acaster and Ed Gamble are to launch a new food-based podcast.

Off Menu, which starts next week, will feature guests including Grace Dent, Scroobius Pip, Joel Dommett and Richard Osman speaking about their ideal meal.

‘We ask guests to choose their favourite ever starter, main course, dessert, side dish, drink in our dream restaurant where I am the genie waiter,’ Acaster says. ‘Everyone loves food, everyone loves recalling their favourite ever meals.’

Gamble adds: ’I think it’s so good, we’re going to get on Top Of The Pops with this.’

The pair - both regulars on Mock The Week – have previously made a video series called Just Puddings in which Acaster describes sweet treats to diabetic  Gamble.

Here’s a teaser trailer for the podcast, which will be released on the Acast network, appropriately enough.

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Published: 20 Nov 2018

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