Interview with Bisha K. Ali

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? BKA: I’ve been gigging since October 2012 – so just under a year. I went to a bunch of open mics around London before I did my first gig to feel things out and I’m glad I did. I also wanted to force myself to continue…

Patrick Turpin & Eric Lampaert

ERIC LAMPAERT: TWO TICKETS TO THE GUM SHOW Eric Lampaert (T4’s Rising Star 2012, Life’s Too Short, Cardinal Burns) doesn’t think he has a weird face, but the countless heckles, reviews and internet abuse he’s received suggest otherwise. Clearly, people want him to talk about is his oversized gums and Neanderthal skull. So here’s a…

Amused Moose Comedy Awards Showcases

Following the Amused Moose Comedy Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where an illustrious panel of comedy industry experts and Fringe-goers voted to choose the winners from almost 1000 entrants to Amused Moose Laughter Awards and Amused Moose Laugh Off 2013, now Amused Moose Comedy brings a selection of the best Fringe shows and emerging…

Knock2Bag East

Knock2bag returns to East London armed with a host of household names and rising stars Featuring the best in comedy this side of London  Knock2bag, the monthly mixed bill comedy night returns to East London with an eclectic mix of outrageously funny comedians. Experimental stand-up and artist Kim Noble headlines alongside Perrier award winning comic and star of…

Jesterval

The cream of British comedy will descend on Tyneside this October – as Jesterval Comedy Festival returns. ­­ Comprising 24 shows over five star-studded days, Jesterval 2013 will take place 3-7 October in a 350-seater marquee on Baltic Square, at the heart of the Gateshead Quays development. Mock The Week star Ed Byrne, Terry Alderton,…

Comedy Cafe Theatre

Comedy Cafe Theatre 68 Rivington Street Trendy Shoreditch London EC2A 3AY Sat 7 Sep, 8.30 pm £6 ADV £8OTD MC Jimmy James Jones/ Andrew Murrell/Joseph Wilson/ Michael Legge Tue 10 Sep, 8pm £5ADV Paul Chowdhry – Work In Progress – SOLD OUT! Wed 11 Sep, 7.45pm £Free New Act Night Sat 14 Sep 8.30pm £6…

Shambles

Aces and Eights Salon Bar, NW5 2HP Tickets £6 Tel:07723023432 Doors 19:00 Show 20:00 September the 19th  Resident Acts Alistair Green Andrew O’Neill Dan Schreiber Harry Deansway Special Guests Mawaan Rizwan Spencer Jones MC  Joe Davies     Tickets available here http://bit.ly/14msMjB October the 3rd  Resident Acts Aisling Bea Harry Deansway Special Guests Brian Gittins Holly Burn Gatis…

Interview with Pony Death Ride

Joe and Jaye from Pony Death Ride provide an insight into their comedy… CB:  How long have you been gigging? PDR: About two and a half years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? PDR: As a musical comedy duo, our songs tend to be influenced alternately by old time vaudeville and burlesque style comedy, and…

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Many congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2013. If you’re interested in finding out some insights into their comedy, then check out these audio and video interviews with Sara Shulman. More interviews from the Edinburgh Festival can be found at youtube.com/comedyblogedy as well as on the Comedy Blogedy podcast.…