Culture

5 August 2016

A day in the life of Mark Watson

The idea of a 'day in the life' loses some of its relevance during the month of August, because the Edinburgh Fringe is not really 'life'. Your body clock is ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with the 'tall one' and the 'short one' from the Yetis on their new show 'Demon Dive Bar '

Please tell us about your brand of comedy - what can audiences expect? The tall one (Jen): The show is set in a strange little dive bar in the forest, ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Steve Bugeja on his new show 'Unpronounceable'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I like my shows to be a narrative so that I take the audience on a journey with ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Naz Osmanoglu on his new show 'Exposure'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Well this year I'm going for honesty and so it's pretty uncompromising. I'm talking about things I'm not ...
5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Jordan Brookes on his new show 'The Making Of'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? An absurd, impersonal autobiographical breakdown and some silly faces. Which comedians have been your biggest influence? ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Andrea Hubert on her new show 'Week'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I never know how to answer this! I know other people have described me as "not suitable for ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with Norris and Parker on their new show 'See You At the Gallows'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Audiences can expect a sordid soiree full of wild, dark and ridiculous sketches, characters and songs and live ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with Nick Cody on his new show 'Come Get Some'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? A blend of storytelling and observational comedy with a bloke-ish tinge to it. Most importantly though, it's hilarious, which ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with Neil Henry on his new show 'Mindwangler'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Funny moments that end with impossible happenings. This year the show is called Neil Henry : MINDWANGLER. ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with Michael Griffiths on his new cabaret show 'Cole'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It's very gentle comedy in my show. First and foremost I sing Cole Porter's songs and explore his ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with comedian JoJo Bellini on her new show 'Kitchen Cabaret'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My brand? Pure joy. A little bit cheeky, a little bit saucy and a whole lot of fabulous! ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Orlando Baxter on his new show 'Suspensions, Detentions and Summer Vacations'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My brand of humour is very laid back and personal, so audiences can expect to hear a lot ...

4 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Tim Renkow on his new show 'King of the Tramps'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It's funny! People call me dark so I guess I am. This show is semi political. All though ...
4 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Luke Courtier on his new show 'Lunch'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Singing. Chatting. A general sense of full bodied mirth. An in depth narrative exploration into precisely why we ...
4 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Henry Maynard on his new show 'Tatterdermalion'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My brand of comedy is absurd and whimsical with a little pathos and darkness thrown in for good ...
3 August 2016

A day in the life of comedian Ed Patrick

If everything happens on one day... Wake up, stare at phone apps for 30mins, put phone down, clap hands and promise to be productive. Spend 20mins more on phone apps. ...

3 August 2016

A day in the life of comedian Elf Lyons

What's a day like in the life of Elf Lyons? For starters, it's glamorous. I wake up in a flat entirely to myself... Not because I own it, or because ...

3 August 2016

A day in the life of comedian Robin Morgan

It's the day before I head up to Edinburgh for the Fringe. It's EdFringe Eve. Tonight I'll leave out goodies (my life savings) and hope that Santa "Five Star" Clause ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Tom Neenan on his new show 'Vaudeville'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I perform one-man narrative comedy shows usually with a bit of a genres bent. I try and make ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Ed Aczel on his new show 'Foreign Policy'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My show is anti-comedy - like anti politics it's bad. Although anti comedy is just bad..... Which comedians ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Taylor Glenn on her new show 'A Billion Days of Parenthood'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It's been described as feisty, acerbic, thought-provoking, honest, dark, and empathic. It relies on a lot of ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Danielle Ward on her new show 'Seventeen'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I've never really thought of it as a brand. I just do what I think is funny. Hence ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian JJ Whitehead on his new show 'Fool Disclosure'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Jokey Jokes and anecdotes. The usual JJ Whitehead fare. I guess what wouldn't go amiss in a good ...

3 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Amee Smith on her new show 'Relax- It's Not About You'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Audiences can expect me to know what I'm doing. I almost do. It takes a lot of acting ...

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