Tickled Pig

On the 17th and 18th of September, Tickled Pig will be holding the annual Grand Final of it’s student stand-up comedy competition. Over 150 acts applied across 6 cities, and only 8 remain. The finalists are: Jack Toop Edy Hurst Shaun Turner Andy Field Mike Bentley Alexander Bennett Joe Hart Daniel Branch MC: Robbie Ormrod…

Interview with Michael Che

Critics and audiences agree, NY-based writer and stand-up comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise and a shooting star at that. This year he has already been named as one of Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People in 2013. Michael Che makes his Edinburgh Festival debut this year with his hour long show ‘Michael…

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…

Knock2Bag East

Knock2bag returns to East London armed with a host of household names and rising stars Featuring the best in comedy this side of London  Knock2bag, the monthly mixed bill comedy night returns to East London with an eclectic mix of outrageously funny comedians. Experimental stand-up and artist Kim Noble headlines alongside Perrier award winning comic and star of…

Jesterval

The cream of British comedy will descend on Tyneside this October – as Jesterval Comedy Festival returns. ­­ Comprising 24 shows over five star-studded days, Jesterval 2013 will take place 3-7 October in a 350-seater marquee on Baltic Square, at the heart of the Gateshead Quays development. Mock The Week star Ed Byrne, Terry Alderton,…

Shambles

Aces and Eights Salon Bar, NW5 2HP Tickets £6 Tel:07723023432 Doors 19:00 Show 20:00 September the 19th  Resident Acts Alistair Green Andrew O’Neill Dan Schreiber Harry Deansway Special Guests Mawaan Rizwan Spencer Jones MC  Joe Davies     Tickets available here http://bit.ly/14msMjB October the 3rd  Resident Acts Aisling Bea Harry Deansway Special Guests Brian Gittins Holly Burn Gatis…

Interview with Pony Death Ride

Joe and Jaye from Pony Death Ride provide an insight into their comedy… CB:  How long have you been gigging? PDR: About two and a half years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? PDR: As a musical comedy duo, our songs tend to be influenced alternately by old time vaudeville and burlesque style comedy, and…

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Many congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2013. If you’re interested in finding out some insights into their comedy, then check out these audio and video interviews with Sara Shulman. More interviews from the Edinburgh Festival can be found at youtube.com/comedyblogedy as well as on the Comedy Blogedy podcast.…

Don’t Drop The Egg

Don’t Drop The Egg Cellar, Pleasance Courtyard 1st – 26th August 2013 3:30pm (1hour) 14+ Tickets: https://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/comedy/don-t-drop-the-egg Young, dumb and full of words! They are GibbensMagnusJones. Born at sea to a pirate father and no mother, these three comic triplets present narrative sketch comedy from the depths of the Clapham Falcons’ changing room. You will…