Culture

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 ...

2 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Yianni on his new show 'The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? My usual stand-up is a combination of silly exaggerated examples about relationships, love and how deep down, humans ...

2 August 2016

A day in the life of Showstopper Ruth

As I write this, we're sitting on a train to Edinburgh, surrounded by maple and banana muffins, cheese and celery sandwiches, and coconut seaweed (it's a thing and it's AMAZING. ...

2 August 2016

A day in the life of...comedian Micky Bartlett

Hi there, I'm international comedian and superstar Micky Bartlett. You're welcome... No...wait, that's rubbish. Good afternoon! ...

2 August 2016

A day in the life of comedian Ruby Thomas

'A day in my life' at Edinburgh Festival is different to my usual days, but in many ways its combination of madness, quietness, unpredictability and almost constant weirdness is symbolic ...

2 August 2016

A Fringe Day in the Life of Ed Night

1) Wake up 2) Get off the sofa 3) Remember that you can't go 30 minutes without checking all your social media apps ...

2 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Liz Miele on her new show 'Mind over Melee'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I tell mostly cat jokes ha ha ha. I dunno, I'm observational in a sense. I look ...

1 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Masud Milas on his new show 'Routes'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Observational with a story. It's about growing up as an immigrant in other countries, and how bizarre I ...

1 August 2016

Comedian Mark Dolan discusses his new show 'Life Hacks'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I talk about married life, fatherhood, politics, celebrity culture and my obsession with Poundland. I mean everything in ...
1 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Lynne Jassem on her new show 'From Como to Homo'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I am a lover of physical comedy, story and silliness, all accompanied by vulnerability. I enjoy seeing the ...
1 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Lucy Porter on her new show 'Consequences'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It's a little bit of everything really. Mostly silly, chatty stories about my life as a suburban mum ...

1 August 2016

Q and A with comedian Kate Lucas

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I do musical comedy so the majority of my set is funny songs. Usually anything slightly naughty that ...

1 August 2016

A day in the life of Paul McMullan

It's half past ten on a Saturday night, I'm walking off stage to applause and cheering it's been a good night, the crowd loved me, well most did, there was ...

31 July 2016

A day in the life of Kai Humphries

No day is the same which is what makes this job so exciting, to generalise would do it an injustice so let me talk you through yesterday. I woke up at ...

31 July 2016

A day in the life of John Hastings

The Edinburgh Festival is an out of control artsy fabric monster that lands on Scotland every August and we the comedians of the world jump in trains, planes and automobiles ...

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