EP79 – Vladimir McTavish – the secrets behind The Stand
Total run time: 1 hour 28 mins 57 secs.
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About Vladimir McTavish…
Vladimir McTavish (@ vladmctavish) is one of 4 comedians who sits on the board of directors at the world famous Stand comedy club. We talked about building an audience for a comedy club, why the Stand is so highly looked at by comedians as a model for how a club should be run and more.
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Here’s a list of questions we covered…
Who are you…?
What should I call you? [0 mins 0 secs]
Why his stage name helped him. [22 secs]
What’s his relationship with the Stand? [1 min]
How Jongluers not paying comedians impacted the entire circuit. [10 mins]
Is living in London important anymore? [22 mins 35 secs]
How would you label yourself vs how would your income define you? [28 mins]
Ben Verth – Monkey Barrell
The comedy community in Scotland. [33 mins]
How did he get started in comedy. [35 mins]
How is the Stand staying less impacted by the “circuit in crisis” and TV comedy becoming more popular? [6 mins 28 secs]
Can you make a living only gigging in Scotland? [20 mins]
Karen Korens pod.
Where does the Stand sit in the club circuit eco-system. [24 mins 30 secs]
Do you think the comedian-heavy board of directors helps the Stand stay one of the best clubs in the country? [37 mins 38 secs]
What’s the biggest problem in the Scottish circuit? [39 mins]
Who do you think is the most underrated person in the Scottish scene ? [41 mins]
Ben Verth / Monkey Barrell [41 mins 51 secs]