Olly Double interviewed on ‘Zoom For Thought’ podcast

Dr Olly Double, Reader in Drama in the School of Arts, has recently been interviewed by Dan Harding, Deputy Director of Music at Kent for his podcast series ‘Zoom For Thought‘.

The series examines the impact of lockdown on teaching and learning, and music and performance.

In the episode, Olly talks about the particular challenges faced in teaching stand-up comedy online and the relationship between performer and audience, the historical connections linking stand-up comedy with jazz and Dave Brubeck, and compering a comedy night online from home in the face of his sternest critic – his son, wielding the camera…

The podcast featuring Olly is available on the podcast’s website, here: