Culture

6 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Tom Ward on his new show 'Sex, Snails and Cassette Tapes'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy - what can audiences expect? A kind of celebration of life as we know it, sprinkled with pathos in a kind of ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Peter White on his new show 'Straight, White, Male'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect?  I try to do a very honest and conversational style of comedy. The jokes are very personal and ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Phil Nichol on his new show 'Twenty'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My style is silly, laugh out loud, slightly puerile but never offensive surreal ramblings and tall tales. ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with Piff the Magic Dragon

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Just your typical magical dragon performing grumpy magic accompanied by a magic performing rescue Chihuahua. Expect funny things ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with Puddles Pity Party on his new show 'Let's Go'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My thing is sadness. It makes some people laugh. And it makes some people cry. Which comedians have ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with Samantha Pressdee about her new show 'Sextremist'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It's a mix of stand-up, burlesque and madness. A celebration of sensuality and the female body. I'm ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Sophie Willan about her new show 'On Record'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I suppose my comedy brand is a fusion of my Northern roots and my time spent mincing around ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Starman

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? A wild rock n roll entertainment music ride through the music of David Bowie with bizarre funny stories. ...

5 August 2016

Q and A with Tez Ilyas on his new show 'Made in Britain'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I do stories, observations, satire, commentary and jokes about my life, my background and happening around me. Audiences ...

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 ...
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