Interview with Andy Field

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? AF: I’ve been doing stand up for pretty much exactly 3 years. I don’t mean to be weirdly specific but yeah, like 1090 days. I’m not much of a rememberer of things but I remember that apparently. CB: How would you describe your comedy? AF: It’s quite weird.…

Interview with Chris McKay

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? CM: I’ve been gigging since July 2012, shortly after i came out of hospital and was getting ready to go back to my full time job. CB: How would you describe your comedy? CM: Observational with a touch of surreal ranting and a bit of wrong…

Short Com

Short Com is a not-for-profit short comedy film programme that finds the best independently made short comedy films sketches by new talent. Short Com  makes it London debut at the Pleasance Islington on the 4th of October after it’s debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival having impressed many audiences and comedians by offering something…

Interview with Chris Joyce

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? CJ: I did my first stand-up gig in July last year, to a packed room at the Bedford in Balham (any regular of that night will find the fact it was packed astounding but it was).  I did a few predictable jokes about being tall then…

Interview with Scott Merrington

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SM: I’ve been gigging since August 2010. So just over 3 years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SM: I always find that a difficult question to answer. I suppose there’s a mixture of observations, misdirection. nothing that hasn’t been done before and better. I…

Josh Widdicombe & Seann Walsh at the Hammersmith Apollo

Star of Channel 4’s ‘The Last Leg’, ‘Stand Up For The Week’ and BBC1’s ‘Live At The Apollo’, Josh Widdicombe will be performing his greatest hits at Hammersmith Apollo. After two sell out UK tours, two sell out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee 2011 Josh will be recording…

Tickled Pig

On the 17th and 18th of September, Tickled Pig will be holding the annual Grand Final of it’s student stand-up comedy competition. Over 150 acts applied across 6 cities, and only 8 remain. The finalists are: Jack Toop Edy Hurst Shaun Turner Andy Field Mike Bentley Alexander Bennett Joe Hart Daniel Branch MC: Robbie Ormrod…

Interview with Michael Che

Critics and audiences agree, NY-based writer and stand-up comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise and a shooting star at that. This year he has already been named as one of Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People in 2013. Michael Che makes his Edinburgh Festival debut this year with his hour long show ‘Michael…

Interview with James Bone

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? JB: I did my first gig in January of this year so in comedy terms I’m still a proper newbie I guess. I’d had it in my head to get up for a good while and after going to check out a few open mics I…

Interview with Adam Singleton

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? AS: I did my first few gigs about 3 years ago, but then got a “proper” job and it remained on the back burner, so this time around only about 6 months. CB: How would you describe your comedy? AS: Character comedy, I like to create…