Matthew Perret is a Berlin based freelance interpreter, interpreter trainer and AIIC member. He has a BA in Modern Languages (French and Spanish with Catalan) from Oxford and was a staff interpreter at the European Commission in Brussels from 1995 to 2000.
Besides being an expert interpreter, Matthew is also a hilariously funny commedian. He is not only renowned for his countless funny interpreting videos, but he is also a professional comedy writer and performer, LWT Comedy Writing Award runner-up, author and performer of "The EU Explained" and member of The Gonzo “Dog Do” Bar Band.
Make sure to check out Matthew's own videos on YouTube as well as his videos with Lourdes De Rioja!
August 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
Have you ever laughed your head off in the booth or have you been gobsmacked by a joke that was thrown your way by a "fun" speaker? Interpreter and professional funnyman Matthew Perret joins the Troublesome Terps to shine a light on what silk purses, Mae West and German structure have to do with putting the fun in fundamentally difficult to interpret jokes. After all, not all jokes are a laughing matter!