Comedy Interviews

Rachel Parris

Festival Favourites: Rachel Parris

We chat to our Festival Favourite Rachel Parris ahead of her performances at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. You’re a musician, improviser, character comic, stand- up, actor, and now satirist. What do y...

Mr Swallow “I’ve got so much more to say”

He’s mastered Houdini’s escape tricks, sang his heart out as Dracula, and this year Mr Swallow is going to make an elephant disappear. Is there anything he can’t do? It’s the elephant in the room. How can Edin...

Luisa Omielan “I’ve got bigger fish to fry”

After a shock drop out of last year’s Fringe following the passing of her mother, Luisa Omielan is back with something to say – and she’s here to make you listen. Luisa Omielan is a force of nature, an extraord...
Rose Matafeo

Festival Favourites: Rose Matafeo

We chat to our Festival Favourite Rose Matafeo ahead of her performance at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. You’ve said that what drew you to stand-up was that it offered total control. So is this girly charmfest...
Mark Watson

Festival Favourite: Mark Watson

We chat to our Festival Favourite Mark Watson ahead of this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After your experience on Bear Gryll’s Celebrity Island, do bad gigs, unruly crowds and hecklers hold any fear? Mar...

Lost Voice Guy “I’ve never been heckled”

Britain’s Got Talent 2018 winner Lost Voice Guy might have lost his voice to cerebral palsy, but he hasn’t let that take a toll on his funny bones. After challenging his comedy hero Ross Noble to a Stephen Haw...

Festival Favourites: Reginald D Hunter

We chat to our Festival Favourite Reginald D Hunter ahead of his performance at this year's Fringe. This is your 20th year at the Festival -  do you have a favourite Fringe? Is there more than one? I thought ...

Zoe Lyons’ Guide to Edinburgh

Returning for her 13th year, Zoe Lyons knows the Fringe inside and out, from the pressure to the penguins If we overlook the 1989 student play she appeared in, Zoe Lyons has been coming to the Fringe since 200...

Jamali Maddix “All I want to do is make you laugh”

Fresh off the back of his acclaimed Vice series, Hate Thy Neighbour, Jamali Maddix is back at the Fringe with his trademark blend of blunt and brazen comedy. At 16 years old, young Jamali Maddix wasn’t having ...
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