The Show Time Series with Tom Houghton

CB: What is your show about? TH: The show is about my up bringing, specifically living on military barracks across several countries, boarding school from 7 years old and eventually ending up in The Tower of London. It tackles privilege, living in the shadow of a hugely successful father and how where you’re from shouldn’t…

The Show Time Series with Twayna Mayne

CB: What is your show about? TM: It’s about me.  It’s about being black, being a black woman and being adopted at 14.  There’s other stuff in it too like searing social commentary and jokes so it’s not all boring. CB: Why did you write this show? TM: After doing comedy for seven years I thought it was time…

The Show Time Series with Tom Ward

CB: What is your show about? TW: It seems to be about feeling like an outsider…and trying to accept things and people for how they are, including the girl I thought I’d marry a while back and the religious mum I struggle to relate to. Woman stuff I guess, plus man stuff…plus non-gender specific stuff.…

The Show Time Series with Jonny Pelham

CB: What is your show about? JP: The show is about going to my great aunite’s funeral (actually her 93rd birthday but it felt like a funeral because death was definitely around), staring death in the face and realising that I had never really done much in my life (no proper job, no girlfriend, no real…

The Show Time Series with Glenn Moore

CB: What is your show about? GM: My show’s about solving the case of a missing person. I tried to solve it when I was 15 though, so I did it really badly. It’s also about failure, romance and TGI Fridays. CB: Why did you write this show? GM: Writing about a missing person, and…

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…