‘New Hat’ Fundraising Gig

A jam-packed night of all star comedy featuring award-winning comedians and sketch acts along with the brightest up and coming comedians on the circuit and headlined by the star of BBC3’s Uncle Nick Helm! The gig is a fundraiser for an upcoming comedy short film ‘New Hat’ written by and starring David Elms, who will…

Good Ship Comedy

Feb 10th Keith Farnan Tom Toal Sir Ian Bowler Olaf Falafel Ben Van der Velde (MC) Feb 17th Joel Dommett Inel Tomlinson Archie Maddocks Hill & Wheedon Ben Van der Velde (MC)   Feb 24th Katherine Ryan Harriet Kemsley Dave Green Gary Tro Ben Van der Velde (MC)   Mar 3rd Ed Gamble Angelos Epithemiou…

Interview with Sarah Callaghan

CB:  How long have you been gigging in comedy? SC: About 3 and a half years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SC: Real talk. Just my take on subjects that effect everyone. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? SC: No one in particular. I just admire any comic who is doing something different…

Interview with Al Lubel

Al Lubel is a “terrifically funny comedian” according to David Letterman, and Jerry Seinfeld has stated that Al has one of the best jokes he has ever heard. Al started off as a lawyer (to please his mum) and became a comedian to please himself (which did not please his mum). After graduating from law…

Interview with Andy Field

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? AF: I’ve been doing stand up for pretty much exactly 3 years. I don’t mean to be weirdly specific but yeah, like 1090 days. I’m not much of a rememberer of things but I remember that apparently. CB: How would you describe your comedy? AF: It’s quite weird.…

Interview with Chris McKay

CB: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? CM: I’ve been gigging since July 2012, shortly after i came out of hospital and was getting ready to go back to my full time job. CB: How would you describe your comedy? CM: Observational with a touch of surreal ranting and a bit of wrong…

Interview with Scott Merrington

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SM: I’ve been gigging since August 2010. So just over 3 years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SM: I always find that a difficult question to answer. I suppose there’s a mixture of observations, misdirection. nothing that hasn’t been done before and better. I…

Interview with Mike Sheer

Comedy Blogedy: How long have you been gigging in stand-up? Mike Sheer: I think I did my first ever stand up gig in 2002 but then stopped and started again and again over the years. It wasn’t ever something I really wanted to do or thought I’d do, so I didn’t take it seriously. Which…

Interview with Ian Smith

Ian Smith is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, having performed for several years at the Edinburgh Fringe (the Lunchtime Club, BBC Three at The Fringe as well as two sell out and critically acclaimed Fringe double headers ‘Beckett and Smith’ (**** The Scotsman, The List) and ‘Ian Smith and Tom Toal’ (***** Three Weeks).…

Harry Deansway: Wrong Way

Venue: Address: Dates: Time: Price: Box Office: Pleasance Courtyard ­ The Green (Venue 33) Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ July 31st ­ 26th of August (Not 13th) 18:00 £6­ £9 0131 556 6550 www.pleasance.co.uk Interview ‘I’VE NEVER SEEN HARRY PERFORM BUT I’VE LAUGHED AT HIM MANY TIMES’ Tim Arthur, Time Out Editor Harry…