The Show Time Series with Sophie Willan

CB: What’s your show about? SW: I’ve had a lifetime of being branded by others. Branded by my working class background, my gender even my ‘Northerness’. I challenge all of these labels and show how simplistic branding of identity doesn’t work. I look at the social context of my background and explore working class identity through my…

The Show Time Series with Kae Kurd

CB: What is your show about? KK: My show is an insight into my life, being from a refugee family and coming to this country, growing up where I did in London and trying to navigate through it all. The identity issues, the politics, the internal dilemmas. It’s a funny show where you’ll probably learn…

The Show Time Series with Tom Lucy

CB: What is your show about?  TL: It’s a collection of all my best material. I’ve been doing stand up for 4 years now and this is all my best work told through the story of how I became a comedian. I talk a lot about school, my family, the brief time I spent at…

The Raisin Film News

  The Raisin, a short comedy drama film written and directed by award winning comedian Rob Carter, will have the World Premiere at the LA Comedy Festival on 5 May 2017 in Los Angeles. The film has been accepted into the Cannes Film Festival Court Métrage (Short Film Corner) and will be available in the digital library as well as screening booths during…

Interview with Harriet Braine

CB: How long have you been writing and performing comedy? HB: Not very long. Actually I started writing a while ago, I wrote the first what-would-be Art History Song (of which I now have 23 which I can pick and choose from) in 2013 after seeing Adam Kay in Edinburgh. It was for an art…

Interview with Jon Long

CB: How long have you been writing and performing comedy? JL: I’ve been doing Stand Up for almost 3 years, and for a while before that I used to write terrible stand up routines and perform them alone in my room – you know – like cool people do. CB: How would you describe your…

Interview with Adam Weinrib

CB: How long have you been writing and performing comedy? AW: Since middle school, actually! I started out in an improv troupe in my tiny hometown in suburban New York in 7th grade, and I never looked back. Truly, it’s what I’ve always wanted to do. I got a serious education in all aspects at college, and I’ve…