Podcast with Paul Foot

Paul Foot is an award-winning comedian and has been described by critics all over the world as a “genius”. Paul started performing comedy at university and has since performed live, on television and radio as well as festivals across the globe. Paul has won several awards and was nominated for the Barry Award in 2011…

Interview with Nick Helm

Nick Helm is a comedian, writer, poet, actor and musician. Nick was nominated for the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show (Dare To Dream) in 2011 and also won Dave’s Best Joke of the Fringe in 2011 with “I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.”…

Interview with Max and Ivan

Max & Ivan are an award-winning and one of the best double-acts around. They’ve had 3 sell-out Edinburgh Festivals and a host of 5 * reviews. Their spectacular event ‘The Wrestling’ won the duo the prestigious Panel Prize at the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2011 for capturing the spirit of the fringe. Max and Ivan…

Interview with Rob Carter

  Rob Carter is an award winning musical comedian and actor. Whilst Rob regularly gigs on the comedy circuit, he has also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, at The Royal Court as well as on screen in Peep Show and Fresh Meat. Rob won the Musical Comedy Awards 2012 and was a finalist in the…

Interview with Pappy’s

Pappy’s are one of the best sketch groups in the U.K. They have just returned from performing Last Show Ever at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the month and are now touring the show around the U.K. Pappy’s were nominated for a Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and more than half of the…

Interview with Max Dickins

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…

Interview with Patrick Magee

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Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in stand-up?

Patrick Magee: Since 2005. My friend Dan was running a room as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival and he asked me if I wanted to have a go. I’d come straight from doing a play and so I was caked in clown make-up and completely unrecognisable. Which was good, because my jokes were absolutely terrible; if memory serves, I had a long routine about a sentient cummerbund that married a tie. I’ve been doing it on and off since then, but I really want to concentrate on it now I’ve moved to London.

Comedy Blogedy: How would you describe your comedy?

Patrick Magee: It’s mainly about things that annoy me. For a long time I wanted to write really killer one-liners and knockout gags, but they always seem to get more of a groan than a laugh. Now I concentrate on taking down those sections of society that really deserve it, like high-spirited children and Noel Faulkner.

Interview with Liam Newman

“One thing to gain from performing is that it opens your eyes. I now look at the world differently and am constantly on the search for material whether it be through first hand experience or from people watching/stalking. It also means that moments that previously would’ve been considered low points are now a cause for…