Please tell us about your brand of comedy - what can audiences expect?

Yeti's Demon Dive Bar by Steve Gregson

Yeti's Demon Dive Bar by Steve Gregson

The tall one (Jen): The show is set in a strange little dive bar in the forest, which just happens to be run by a yeti. She's putting on some acts, and has thrown together a bizarre line-up. The two of us play eight different characters that we created together with our director/co-writer Tom (from the independent comedy label Dead Man). It's raucous, tequila-fueled mayhem!

The short one (Vicky): From a sleazy crooning severed head to hairy conjoined twins, a 4-armed cleaner and a touchy-feely angler fish, think League of Gentlemen meets The Addams Family, but with a sprinkle of hallucinogenic. And about 10kg of mops.

Which comedians have been your biggest influence?

Tall One: We're inspired by all sorts; things like Garth Marenghi's Dark Place, the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and I've always been a fan of Bill Bailey.

Short One: Once we were likened to Victoria Wood and Julie Waters which was one of the loveliest things a reviewer has said about us. And I love the 90s Australian sitcom Lano & Woodley - if you've never watched it, do it now! A classic comedy double act.

What random things make you laugh in everyday life?

The Tall one: The short one makes me laugh on a daily basis.

Do you still get nervous when you do a gig?

Short One: Of course! But it's an excited sort of nervous - we're going into a room with a bunch of strangers, wearing suits made entirely of mops, holding a cactus and a giant papier mache angler fish, and hoping to come out the other side having created an hour of hilarity and ridiculous fun for both us and the audience. That's the plan, anyway…

Please tell us about your best and worst moment on stage so far.

The Tall one: The best and the worst moment happened at the same time- an audience member once got so excited he stripped naked on stage, which was brilliant! But once it was all hanging out he didn't really know what to do with himself so just jiggled around a little bit and left. After that point whatever we did next was just going to be a disappointment.

Why is Edinburgh Fringe Festival such a great platform for comedians?

Short One: There is nowhere else on earth that is like the Edinburgh Fringe to perform - and at which to sell your show to festivals and venues around the world, make connections with the industry over a late-night espresso martini, and just hang out with a bunch of weirdos that are spending a month of their life doing the same kind of stuff that you're doing!

What is your advice to aspiring comedians?

Tall One: Just have fun with it. If you're not having fun, the audience won't be either. And bring gin, and wellingtons.

Who are you looking forward to seeing as an audience member?

Short One: All the shows that are part of the Dead Man family are brilliant - go see Tessa Waters (award-winning physical comedy queen), Tom Walker (superbly ridiculous clown) and also Wil Greenway (storyteller extraordinaire).

What is the oddest heckle you've ever received?

The Tall one: the one I enjoyed the most was "you look like a bowl of ramen!". We've also had "spaghetti monsters!". A noodle based heckle is always good.

What is next for you?

Short One: A holiday! The best thing to do post-Edinburgh, after wandering over cobbles in the rain for a month. The mops will be coming off!

Yeti's: Demon Dive Bar is at the Pleasance Courtyard at 9:20pm, 3rd - 29th August (except 17th) as part of the Edinburgh Fringe


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