Interview with Stephen Bailey

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? SB: I’ve been going for about 2 years now – this is a very boring yet honest answer. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SB: I would say it is observational, camp fun. I don’t really take anything I say too seriously. CB: Which comedians…

Interview with Dan Branch

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up?  DB: I’ve been gigging on and off for around three years, mostly at my university and a couple of open mic nights around Southampton. Before uni, the closest I came to stand-up was probably playing Tim Minchin songs at school concerts. You know… the three or…

Interview with Edy Hurst

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? EH: I tried doing two gigs at the Manchester Comedy Store King Gong about 3 years ago and absolutely died on both occasions (I got an aggregate time of a minute and ten seconds) – I’d done some ‘presenting’ stuff at school that people happened to…

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…

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…

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 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…

Interview with Mike Sheer

Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? Mike Sheer: I think I did my first ever stand up gig in 2002 but then stopped and started again and again over the years. It wasn’t ever something I really wanted to do or thought I’d do, so I didn’t take it seriously. Which…