Max Dickins is a stand-up comedian, writer, radio presenter, member of the sketch duo Dregs and blogger. In his interview with Sara Shulman of Comedy Blogedy, Max discusses student radio and uni life, advice to performers taking a show up to the Edinburgh Festival, the art form of stand-up comedy and much more! maxdickins.co.uk @maxdickins…Details
“I don’t get it…” “That was one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen!” “Are you sure this is a comedy gig?” Alternative comedy is a tricky one – for audiences, for comedians and in terms of its own definition. Whilst we are familiar and supposedly comfortable with what we perceive to be mainstream comedy,…Details
The Wolves Descend is a darkly-comic, English, modern-opera, inspired by the clash of old-world superstition and the contemporary entertainment industry’s commodification of the supernatural. In the wake of a series of wolf attacks, a Croatian village establishes itself as a tourist destination for lovers of the macabre. But with business failing, the staff of a…Details
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The Fighting Cocks, Kingston
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Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? David McAndrew: I did my first open spot in November 2008 and it was a complete disaster – microphone too near my mouth, too drunk, too much swearing, lack of quality, material and practice. What also added to my nerves was that the room had…Details
Foster’s to Sponsor ‘So You Think You’re Funny?’ Festival Fringe Comedy Competition Heineken and leading Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue The Gilded Balloon have announced a new three-year partnership that will install Foster’s as the title sponsor of the prestigious amateur comedy competition, So You Think You’re Funny? The sponsorship underlines Foster’s long term commitment to discovering and developing up…Details
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David Mitchell is back with Series 4 of David Mitchell’s Soapbox, sponsored by Dell! He’s already had a rant about carb-free diets, pointy shoes, wine-tasting and ending phone calls – but he still has many more issues to get off his chest! To celebrate the success of the latest series, Dell and Channel Flip have teamed…Details
The Edinburgh Previews Time: 8-10:30pm Date: Wed 18th July 2012 Venue: The Lion Address: 132 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JX FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE A night of Edinburgh previews at Weirdos with Mark Stephenson’s Someone, Somewhere and Matthew Highton’s End Of The Road Mark Stephenson, Someone SomewhereSecond (Hackney Empire) NATYS 2012, second Leicester Square New Comedian 2011, second Laughing Horse…Details
Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in stand-up?
Ryan Withers: Good thanks. I mean 4 years. Sorry I’m such an idiot.
Comedy Blogedy: How would you describe your comedy?
Ryan Withers: It’s kinda silly, I like doing big fun theatrical stand-up shows but make them weird. What’s with all the questions, what is this a Comedy Blogedy interview?Details