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11 July 2017

Jonny Pelham Discusses His New Show 'Just Shout Louder'

Jonny Pelham’s new stand up show ‘Just Shout Louder’ will be at the Gilded Balloon Balcony for the month of August so we asked him some quick fire questions to ...

10 July 2017

Joe Sutherland Discusses His New Show 'Model/Actress'

Joe Sutherland’s debut stand up show ‘Model/Actress’ will be at the Pleasance Courtyard – for the month of August so we caught up with him to find out a bit more about ...

9 July 2017

A Day In The Life Of Louise Reay

My memories from last year’s Edinburgh are dominated by me flyering under the bridge on Cowgate like the troll from The Three Billy Goats Gruff and  performing in a dark, ...

8 July 2017

Tessa Coates Discusses The Inspiration For Her New Show 'Primates'

This is sort of two questions; what inspired me to write this show and what on earth possessed me to perform a one-woman show in the first place. The first ...

7 July 2017

Twayna Mayne Discusses Her New Show 'Black Girl'

Twayna Mayne’s new stand up show ‘Black Girl’ will be at the Pleasance Courtyard – This for the month of August so we caught up with her to talk about ...

7 July 2017

Tom Ward Diccusses His New Show 'Love Machine'

Tom Ward’s new stand up show ‘Love Machine’ will be at the Just The Tonic @ The Tron for the month of August so we caught up with him for ...

7 July 2017

Tom Houghton Discusses His New Show 'Class Half Empty'

Tom Houghton’s new stand up show ‘Class Half Empty’ will be at the Gilded Balloon Wee Room for the month of August so we caught up with him to talk ...

7 July 2017

Tiff Stevenson Discusses Her New Show 'Bombshell'

Tiff Stevenson’s new stand up show ‘Bombshell’ will be at the Gilded Balloon Sportsman’s for the month of August so we caught up with her to find out what we ...

7 July 2017

Stoph Demetriou Discusses His New Show 'The Dunning-Kruger Effect'

Stoph Demetriou is stepping out from behind the scenes as comedian Richard Gadd’s director to debut his new show The Dunning-Kruger Effect about people who are too stupid to realise ...

7 July 2017

Matthew Floyd Jones Discusses His New Show 'Richard Carpenter Is Close To You'

Matthew Floyd Jones is used to feeling a little left out the spotlight as the keyboard player for musical duo Frisky and Mannish. He talks about his new show Richard ...

7 July 2017

Conor Drum Discusses His New Show 'All My Friends Are Dead'

Conor Drum called his show All My Friends Are Dead after all his best friends married and left him the only lonely singleton. He discusses his new show and why ...

7 July 2017

Maddy Anholt Discusses Her New Show 'Herselves'

Comedy is just one feather in Maddy Anholt’s cap. She discusses her new show Herselves and talks about being a female entrepreneur and holding her own in a male-dominated industry. I had ...

7 July 2017

Rachel Briscoe Discusses 'Lists For The End Of The World'

Lists For The End Of The World is a show composed entirely from lists that are crowdsourced from their audience, who nightly reveal on scraps of paper, lists of everything ...

7 July 2017

Max Dickins Discusses His New Play 'The Man On The Moor'

Max Dickins discusses his play The Man On The Moor - inspired by the discovery of the body of an elderly man on Saddleworth Moor in 2015 which prompted a ...

7 July 2017

Evelyn Mok Reveals One Of Her Worst Moments On Stage

The other month, I was at a comedy night in central London. I was booked to close the first act, going on as fourth. As the night started, you could ...

6 July 2017

Sophie Thompson Discusses Her Show 'Losers'

Sophie Thompson talks about her show Losers, which explores the depths reality TV contestants will go for fame, and looks at the top lessons we can learn from some of ...

6 July 2017

Stuart Black Discusses His New Show 'It’s The End Of The World As We Know It'

Stuart Black discusses his new show It’s The End Of The World As We Know It, which brings him back to the festival for the twelfth time. As it turns ...

6 July 2017

Rebecca Humphries Discusses Her New Show 'Prom Kween'

Prom Kween is at Underbelly, Cowgate (Belly Dancer) August 3 - 27 so we caught up with Rebecca Humphries to find out what we can expect.  ‘Prom Kween’ takes elements of satire, ...

6 July 2017

Jess Robinson Discusses Her New Show 'Unravelled'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy.   My brand of comedy? I guess it's feel good, huge fun and sometimes a little bit off the wall. I'm an impressionist ...

5 July 2017

Review: La Cage Aux Folles, Liverpool Empire Theatre

I love the film adaptation of the original 1978 Franco-Italian version- The Birdcage, so I was really excited to see La Cage Aux Folles last night at the Liverpool Empire ...
5 July 2017

JoJo Bellini Discusses Her New Show 'Crash-Bang Cabaret'

JoJo Bellini discusses her new show Crash-Bang Cabaret and talks about how she was inspired to overcome adversity after a car crash, using her own personal experience to give advice ...

5 July 2017

Sarah Roy Discusses Her New Play 'Catherine and Anita'

Actress Sarah Roy talks about her new play Catherine & Anita and the mix of challenges and cathartic relief that comes from playing such emotionally-charged characters every night. I remember seeing Cush ...

5 July 2017

Dylan Cole Discusses His New Show 'Blank Tiles'

Writer/performer Dylan Cole discusses his new play Blank Tiles about a former World Scrabble Champion whose memory – and knowledge of over 200,000 words – is being eaten away by Alzheimer’s ...

5 July 2017

Richard Sparks Discusses His New Show Margarita Dreams

Richard Sparks, who has written for comedians such as Rowan Atkinson, has directed Jack Black on stage and is currently adapting a short story by Woody Allen for the LA ...

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