Culture

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 ...

31 July 2016

Exclusive interview with Zoe Lyons on her new show 'Little Misfit'

Zoe Lyons is about to appear at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival which kicks off on the 5th August. We caught up with her to find out how she's feeling before ...

30 July 2016

A day in the life of Bethany Black

Currently I get up at 8, or at least I am woken up then when the guys who are doing building work next door start hammering and drilling into the ...

30 July 2016

A day in the life of Ari Shaffir

A comedian's life is full of purpose. From the moment we wake till the moment we go to sleep, it's all a rush to work on our craft. Let me ...

30 July 2016

A day in the life of Angus Dunican

"Talking to yourself is the first sign of madness!". I turn to see a face, stamped onto something man-shaped, jeering at me from within a nearby Ford Focus. Until a ...

29 July 2016

Q and A with comedian Johnny Cochrane on his new show 'Appeal'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? I like to talk from my experiences - as many comics do - and hope that people can ...

29 July 2016

Q and A with comedian Jess Robinson on her new show 'Impressive'

Tell us about your brand of comedy / What can audiences expect ? My brand of comedy is feel good, huge fun and sometimes a little bit mad. Incredible impressions, ...

29 July 2016

Q and A with comedian Jake Yapp on his new show 'One in a Million'

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Oh Lord. That's such a hard question! It's easier to say what it's not - I am rubbish ...

27 July 2016

Q and A with comedian Helen Duff

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? Clowning, chaos and a very messy and magical climax of orgasmic proportions. Which comedians have been your ...

27 July 2016

Q and A with comedian Stuart Mitchell

Please tell us about your brand of comedy- what can audiences expect? It is a mixture of stories and one liners. Most importantly it's all true. And funny. Which always ...

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