Interview with Ola

Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in comedy? Ola: My first gig was over 7 years ago, but I only started gigging properly when I graduated in 2009. (so 5 years ago) Comedy Blogedy: How would you describe your comedy? Ola: My comedy is a reflection of my mind, so it covers a…

Interview with Mark Stephenson

Mark Stephenson is a stand-up comedian and writer, who has been a finalist (and come second place) in almost every new act competition in the UK, including the New Act of the Year 2012 (formerly known as Hackney Empire), the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2011 and the Leicester Square New Act of…

Interview with John Hastings

John Hastings is an award-winning stand-up comedian. Having started performing stand-up comedy in 2006, Hastings has since performed all over his native country Canada and around the world. In 2010, Hastings won the Best Newcomer Award at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and has been nominated for a Canadian Comedy award in the category of…

Interview with Sofie Hagen

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SH: I did comedy for the first time on June 22nd, 2010. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SH: I wouldn’t. I would try very hard to dodge that question. Oh well. I guess… It’s personal. Storytelling, but more punch’y. I’m getting closer to actually…

Exclusive Interview with Cardinal Burns

Cardinal Burns are a multi award-winning sketch and character duo consisting of Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns. After the first series of their sketch show ‘Cardinal Burns’ aired on E4 in 2012, they received three British Comedy Awards nominations in 2012 – the most-ever for first-time nominees – eventually walking away with Best Sketch Show,…

Interview with Ed Mayhew

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? EM: Since Summer 2010 [Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP were number 1 with ‘We no speak Americano’]. CB: How would you describe your comedy? EM: Friendly fire. I’m also part of a sketch group called Making Faces and we love to satirise the big solutions to…