Festival Favourites

David O’Doherty

Festival Favourites Words Kate Copstick 20 years since you won So You Think You’re Funny. Do you feel old? Or just ‘mature’ like a fine Stilton? I’m definitely bigger but I’m not sure I’m maturing. I...

Lucy Porter

Festival Favourites Words Kate Copstick    Did you always want to be a stand-up? Goodness me, no! When I was at primary school I was determined to be a nun someday. Then I lost my faith, but I still wanted t...

Paul Merton

Festival Favourites Words Claire Smith    How does it feel to be bringing your Improv Chums back to the Fringe? It’s great and it doesn’t really feel like work. It’s a different show every night so it never ...

Fern Brady

Festival Favourite Words Kate Copstick    As a Scottish comic, do you feel ‘invaded’ in August? I’m a former Edinburgh resident, so on the one hand yes, but I live in London so I’m now one of the...

Andrew Maxwell

Festival Favourites Words Claire Smith So what’s your show about? I always get to the point, usually about two months before the Fringe of thinking:  ‘What am I going to talk about?’ and then I go:  ‘It’s O...

Susie McCabe

Festival Favourite Words Kate Copstick Are you buzzing about winning the Scottish Comedy Awards? Totally delighted, I was up against some hugely talented people so to scoop those two awards was massive. The...

Sh!t Theatre

Festival Favourites What’s your show about? It’s about us being invited to Malta to do a show. We thought were going to have a free holiday, talk to some expats, bash out a quick performance and head home sun...

Reuben Kaye

It’s the return of the kings (and queens) of Edinburgh as we welcome our favourites back for another year Words Kate Copstick   Is there anything you haven’t won at the Adelaide Fringe? My parents’ approv...

Pete Firman

Festival Favourites Words Kate Copstick      12 years at the Fringe. That’s a LOT of tricks. Surely it’s much harder for a magician to come up with a new trick than it is for a comic to come up with a new jok...

Fern Brady

Festival Favourites Words Kate Copstick    Photo Matt Crockett As a Scottish comic, do you feel ‘invaded’ in August? I’m a former Edinburgh resident, so on the one hand yes, but I live ...
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