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Lost Voice Guy: Inspiration Porn

Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
3.3 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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Please note: contains strong language and adult content.

Winner of Britain’s Got Talent and the BBC New Comedy Awards, with his own sitcom and book deal under his belt... Lost Voice Guy’s career has gone stratospheric.

Lost Voice Guy – aka Lee Ridley – has a form of cerebral palsy which leaves him unable to speak, but he now performs to sold out crowds using his voice synthesizer app. This set, recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, is one of his most honest, open and hilarious to date. Lee takes on subjects including the perception of disability in the media, government cuts, and the painful reality of dating and love.

This podcast includes an interview with Lee by legendary comedian - and close friend - Ross Noble. Fun fact: the pair first met after Lee challenged him on who could do the best impersonation of Stephen Hawking....

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first I thought I cant listen to this voice BUT

when I first started listening to this, I thought oh no I cant listen to this horrible robotic voice, but I'm glad I stuck with it I was laughing so much so glad I waited 5 or 10 minutes for the jokes seeming it's free what have you got to loose

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Funny and educational

I really enjoyed hearing Lee tell the many stories of his life experiences growing up, becoming independent, becoming a comedian. Mostly hilarious but many thought provoking points thrown into the mix. I also loved the "Too Frequently Asked Questions" peppered throughout the book. Very educational! Love your work, Lee!

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NOT WORKING!

BROKEN RECORDING! This comedian is very funny, so it's a shame that I can't listen to him!

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  • TimTam
  • 15-02-2019

Lots of funny jokes!😂😂😂😂😂

His sarcasm is awesome. But it can get a bit boring to listen to it all in one go. I enjoyed it in chunks of 15min.

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  • Thomas Brown
  • 21-02-2019

A performance truly masterful!

Having never watched a Lost Voice Guy gig before, or watched Britains Got Talent. I wondered... how can a guy without a voice completely control an audience and win massive competitions? Listen and learn. Ridley delivers a performance truly masterful! I was crying with laughter from start to finish!

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  • Damian
  • 10-06-2019

Wow total u-turn

Bad language from the outset was a real turn off for me and the wife. We loved him in BGT for just being him and his humour. Disappointed.

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  • Mr Chris
  • 14-08-2020

lost the crowd...forgot its meant to be a comedy!

he lost the crowd...forgot its meant to be a comedy! the first half is OK but the second half seems to be more about how he pushed his girlfriend away and feels bad about it...made it hard to listen too.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-06-2020

Really funny and thought provoking

I didn't know what to expect as I hadn't heard of Lost Voice Guy before and legit this was brilliant. Lee was really funny and brutally honest, as well as being highly entertaining, he really helped me understand the challenges disabled people face in day to day life in ways I wouldn't have ever thought of. Thank you for teaching me.

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  • Sami
  • 21-06-2020

Excellent & Quick witted!

I love that Lee Ridley states it as is for our disabled community. He is funny, talented and makes me laugh even when the audience went a little quiet. Is that because I'm disabled as is all my family and we have a dark sense of humour too. I love that he touches on issues that others would not because it can be surreal how stupid some people are when it comes to attitude. This just shows that being disabled is actually made harder by society and government but it's obvious that ignorance and stigma is out there. We have so many stories that would raise eyebrows but we laugh it off sometimes. The voice is monotone but what he might come out with is definitely what keeps you listening as he has you belly laughing. He says he's not an inspiration but I disagree as it takes a lot of courage to get up, do comedy and be good at it. It's not because he is disabled, that's just a condition and not a definition of who he is. All my families and friends who are disabled all have dark humour, quick wit and laugh a lot. It keeps us going and we need more Lee Ridley's in comedy!

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  • essexgirl
  • 26-04-2020

OK

Listened to his set, got bored with the interview with Ross Noble. It was quite good but didn't make me want to hear any more I'm afraid

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  • Jerry
  • 19-01-2020

Disappointed

Doesn't work !!! Can't even delete as it says it's not on my account, yet I've tried to download it again and audible won't let me because it is already on my account....catch 22 me thinks .

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-11-2019

On top form

Very funny and brilliant as usual. Entertaining chat at the end with Ross Noble.

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  • Graham Marion
  • 17-09-2019

Highly Recommended

Even funnier than on Britains Got Talent, but ruder which was hilarious, wish he would do more