Boss Wummin'

Ever wanted to listen to a podcast discussing the mother/daughter dynamic, a family business, women (in business and, you know, in general) and oh yeah, comedy?! Well look no further because have we got a treat for you…

As Katy takes the reins of the comedy giant over the coming years, who better to give her advice on running a successful business than the founder of Gilded Balloon – and her mum – Karen. Featuring guests from the world of comedy and inspiring female leaders, BOSS WUMMIN’ delves into the depths of Karen’s mind, and the vision both she and Katy have for the future of Gilded Balloon.

Listen to Series 1 – 3 now!



Season 4 - Episode 1 - Planning A New Type Of Fringe - Boss Wummin'

After an extended absence, for obvious reasons, Karen & Katy are back for Season 4 of Boss Wummin'. In this episode they talk about firefighting the past couple of years and how it's affected both the company and their relationship. Karen talks about her excitement of programming a full regular fringe. They look back at Fringe 2021 and forward to Katy's wedding. Check out this years programme so far - Fringe 2022 Leith Social at The Pitt - Tickets Work With Us - Jobs Follow Us On Social Media Instagram Twitter Facebook Boss Wummin' is a podcast about Women in Business in Comedy. It's hosted by Karen and Katy Koren, the mother daughter powerhouse team behind the Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue, Gilded Balloon. Listen as Katy asks her mum for important business and general life advice to help her take the reins in running a company in the world of entertainment. Or listen in as they interview some incredible people in the arts and comedy industry to get their tips and tricks of how to survive as a business and a family.
  1. Season 4 - Episode 1 - Planning A New Type Of Fringe
  2. S3, Ep15 - Happy New Year from Boss Wummin'
  3. S3, Ep14 - Apphia Campbell
  4. S3, Ep13 - Morag Fullarton
  5. S3, Ep12 - Jo Brand

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