Interviews

Bryony Kimmings
As double acts go this is an unusual one. Bryony Kimmings is a performance artist, comedian and maker of experimental theatre. Her partner onstage in Fake It ’Til You Make It is Tim... more
james veitch
James Veitch is a keypad warrior. A fighter for justice with a broadband connection instead of a cape. In his breakthrough Edinburgh show he took on the Nigerian scammers and led them a merry dance... more
pat cahill
People talk about overnight success in comedy but it’s not really like that. Anyone who breaks through has probably been slogging away on the circuit for years, gigging to one man and his dog before... more
Michael j dolan
Comedy's bleak philosopher is back asking the questions nobody else will. When did I last go outside? Am I already dead? How are you meant to maintain a happy marriage in the face of the unstoppable... more
Andrew Watts
One of the word-of-mouth hits in Edinburgh last year was Andrew Watts' Feminism For Chaps. It did so well that Watts added some extra free daytime shows and I had to sit behind a family tucking into... more
Joanna Neary
If you like your comedy off-the-beaten track you really should have come across Joanna Neary by now. She has been doing, sorry about this word, ‘quirky’ characters in shows such as Robin Ince's Book... more
Felicity Ward
Felicity Ward was one of the first comedians to make a splash on The John Bishop Show. I tuned in expecting the usual Saturday night supermarket checkout/airport security blandness and instead got... more
matthew Crosby
Following yesterday's interview with Pappy's lynchpin Tom Parry, today we are gently probing the tiniest (in height) member of Pappy's, Matthew Crosby, whose solo show is at Just The Tonic's Mash... more
Tom Parry poster
Whether you are in a band or a sketch group when members start doing solo shows it can mean various things. Maybe their egos are too big contain as part of an ensemble. Maybe they just want to flex... more
Terry Alderton
Terry Alderton has had one of the most varied careers in stand-up. He's done mainstream, shiny-floored primetime TV, been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award and, most recently, has evolved into... more

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