Interview with Best Boy

Interview with Dan Smith and Charlie Mizon from sketch group Best Boy.  CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? BB: We’ve been gigging since September last year, but writing together for about 3 years; for another sketch group we were part of and collaborating on sketches and one liners for BBC radio.  CB:…

London Sketchfest 2015

The 3rd annual LONDON SKETCHFEST  Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd May – The Cinema Museum – Elephant & Castle Discovering Britain’s funniest alternative comedy London SketchFest returns for its third consecutive year, following two sell-out years with critical acclaim as the UK’s most exciting new national comedy festival.  Celebrating live, scripted comedy the festival shines a…

Interview with Laughing Stock

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? LS: We’ve been gigging for just over a year now. Our first gig was January 2014. If that’s a typo and there’s an ‘l’ missing and that’s actually a question about how long we’ve been corpsing for – I’d have to say from the very, very…

Man With A Porpoise

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? Duncan: I personally grew up in Canada trying to perform comedy skits and scenes since I was very young, even though I was horrendously shy. I started to break through my shyness when I was about 11 and I was tricked, and forced to play the…

Interview with Daphne

Interview with Phil Wang, Jason Forbes and George Fouracres from Daphne  CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JF: Well, the three of us met at university, where George and I put on our first sketch show back in 2010, and have continued to work together ever since. Unlike Master Wang, we never…

Gein’s Family Giftshop: Volume 1 at Soho Theatre

Manchester-based sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop (James Meehan, Kath Hughes, Ed Easton and Kiri Pritchard-McLea) are one of the most exciting emerging sketch groups in the UK. At London Sketchfest in May this year they won Best New Sketch Act as well as the Audience Choice Award after only giving a taste of what they…

Interview with Zack Bornstein

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? ZB: I caught the comedy bug my freshman year of college and never fully recovered. Now, it’s full-blown Comeditus, and the only relief is nonstop bits — good and bad. CB: How would you describe your comedy? ZB: I used to do neuroscience research, so a…

Interview with This Glorious Monster

Interview with Martin Collins from This Glorious Monster. CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? MC: We come from an acting and writing background really. So we started out writing and filming. Then moved to gigging about a year  or so ago, which has been good fun. Our comedy can be a little…

Interview with Robin and Partridge

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? RP: 5 years. Whoa. CB: How would you describe your comedy? RP: We make fun of people we think are stupid, and then realise it’s us, and we are idiots. Ridiculous idiots. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? RP: South Park, Chris Morris, The Mighty Boosh,…