Doctor Brown at Soho Theatre

This interview was originally broadcast in December 2011. DOCTOR BROWN TRILOGY: BECAUSE Mon 12 – Sat 17 Jan, 7.15pm Soho Theatre £10 Mon, £15 (£12.50) Tue – Thu, £20 (£17.50) Fri – Sat DOCTOR BROWN TRILOGY: BECAVES Mon 19 – Sat 24 Jan, 7.15pm Soho Theatre £10 Mon, £15 (£12.50) Tue – Thu, £20 (£17.50)…

New Acts of the Year Competition

New Variety Lives presents The NATYS: New Acts of the Year 2015 New Variety Lives’ annual Top-of-the-Bill new-act showcase, hosted by Arthur Smith at the Bloomsbury Theatre, has selected an eclectic evening of new and diverse comedy acts. After 6 weeks of ups and downs at Rich Mix, 144 auditionees were narrowed down to a tight…

Interview with Joz Norris

Joz Norris is a stand-up comedian, character comic, writer and actor based in London. He started working on the stand-up circuit in 2011 and has since become a critically lauded and well-respected figure on the alternative comedy, character and clowning circuits, as well as working prolifically in other media and collaborating frequently with some of…

Interview with Rachel Fairburn

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? RF: Since late 2007. It was all a bit sporadic in the early days but after an 18 month break I have been gigging steadily since early 2012. CB: How would you describe your comedy? RF: It’s often described as dark. I think I agree with…

Interview with Twins

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy?  J & A: As well as performing individually, we have been writing/gigging together as a double-act, Twins, for the past year and a half. We started performing comedy in 2010 when we were both cast in The Leeds Tealights, University sketch comedy group. Since then, we have managed to…

Interview with Steve Bugeja

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SB: I am coming up to 4 years since my first stand-up comedy gig.  To be exact it was September 12th 2010. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SB: On stage I basically play a slightly heightened version of myself.  A geeky, awkward and often…