Interview with Luke Courtier

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LC: Probably since last January but properly probably for about 3 months. CB: How would you describe your comedy? LC: Musical. Wordy. Quite silly. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? LC: I think lots.  Flounders and Swan, Miller +Armstrong, Miles Jupp, Cardinal Burns,  Frisky and Mannish,…

Interview with Faye Treacy

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? FT: A couple of years, although I was clowning for a lot of that, so my current straight stand up set with the tromboning coming up to a year. CB: How would you describe your comedy?   FT: Unique musical comedy, it’s a frank, silly, raw…

Interview with Andy Holloway

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? AH: My first ever gig was in 2009 at the National Student Drama Festival in Scarborough, where I was violently forced to take part in an Open mic event. I started it for real in June 2012 though. CB: How would you describe your comedy? AH: I mix…

Interview with Peter Bazely

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? PB: A couple of years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? PB: I get up and I say some things, a few jokes, a song, a poem. I’m usually in a bad mood and I resent the audience for being there and not understanding how…

Interview with Joe Sutherland

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JS: A mere 25 months. CB: How would you describe your comedy? JS: Nihilism, but charming. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? JS: Bloody loads but right now the top 3 are: Amy Schumer, Claudia O’Doherty and Lily Savage. CB: Did you always want to go into…

Interview with Kae Kurd

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? KK: I had my first Gig in 2011, but I only really started to take it seriously in 2012 so i’d say about a couple of years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? KK: Funny! No seriously, I’d say there were subtle messages embedded in…

Interview with Phil Jarvis

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? PJ: Three years. I began by doing performance poetry with my friends in Basingstoke in an unoriginal named collective called The Dead Poets.  Out of that I did a masked character act called Malcolm Julian Swan, it worked best with a band. I made a jazz…

Interview with Kiri Pritchard-McLean

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy?  KP-M: I started regularly gigging in 2010, so I’m 5 years in now. I did a couple of gigs before that and was one of those unbearable dicks that call themselves a comedian after doing one gong show. CB: How would you describe your comedy? KP-M:…

Interview with Tom Ward

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? TW: Since April 2011, so 3 years and 8 months. CB: How would you describe your comedy? TW: It’s a difficult one that one, a man sketch show seems about right I guess because I often do scenarios and play two characters having a conversation, or use…