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…

Interview with Jonny Pelham

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JP: I did my first gig about 3 years ago. It was an audition-like thing underground at the Students’ Union in front of about seven people, all of whom were acts. Needless to say laughter was in short supply throughout. CB: How would you describe your…

Interview with Gatis Kandis

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? GK: I’ve been gigging about 4 years, first year very little and then about two times per week for about three years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? GK: My comedy is simple, easy to understand. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? GK: I really…

Interview with Liz Peters

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LP: I’ve been doing improv and sketch comedy for many years but it wasn’t until October 2012 that I plucked up the courage to go solo. My first gig was a 20 minute spot so it was definitely ‘do or die’! Thankfully it went down really…

Interview with John Sheehan

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JS: Three years this month. It’s flown by and I done stuff I never thought I would. CB: How would you describe your comedy? JS: Me talking about things that have happen in my life. Hopefully in a funny way. It has to have some base…

Interview with Glenn Moore

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? GM: My first four gigs were in 2011, but I didn’t start gigging properly until about the summer of 2012 (where I started doing about 1 gig a month, which I naively thought at the time was very regular), and then at the beginning of 2013…

Interview with Laurence Owen

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LO: Two years. I played in various bands for years before that, but as soon as I started writing comic songs, music audiences hated me. I think they took my trying to make them laugh as some kind of challenge to their coolness. So I started…

Interview with Caroline Quentin

Caroline Quentin is an award-winning actress, who has performed in some of the most successful British comedies in recent years. These have included Men Behaving Badly, where Quentin played the part of Dorothy and in Jonathan Creek as the part of Maddie Magellan, starring alongside Alan Davies for three years. Quentin has also appeared in…