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The Sajeela Kershi Three Minute Interview

The Sajeela Kershi Three Minute Interview

Sajeela Kershi has been performing stand-up since 2006, getting her big break as part of Brendon Burns’s 2007 award winning show, ‘So I Suppose This Is Offensive Now?’ She made her Edinburgh Fringe solo debut with ‘Bitch Got Owned’ and is currently preparing for the Brighton Fringe. Martin Walker asked her about her work-in-progress show, ‘Shallow Halal’. Continue Reading

The Andrew Maxwell Three Minute Interview

The Andrew Maxwell Three Minute Interview

Andrew Maxwell is a chatty man - he talks at speed - but he’s both funny and informed. He riffs on the weighty subjects of Scottish Independence, the Irish Potato Famine, sectarianism and his beloved Hibernian Football Club in a highly humorous, passionate manner. Agree or not, he knows what he’s talking about. Martin Walker distils his chat with a true satirist. Continue Reading

The Chris Cox Three Minute Interview

The Chris Cox Three Minute Interview

Popular showman Chris Cox is performing at the Udderbelly on the South Bank in London this weekend, with his fifth hit show, ‘Fatal Distraction’. Martin Walker pulled him aside for some brief one on one Cox action (that’s enough of that - Ed). Continue Reading

The Meryl O\'Rourke Three Minute Interview

The Meryl O'Rourke Three Minute Interview

Acclaimed stand-up comic and accomplished TV writer Meryl O'Rourke has written some of the best gags on the telly. She’s currently writing a pilot sitcom for Radio 4 - when not being distracted by Twitter and late night interview requests. Continue Reading

The Diane Spencer Three Minute Interview

The Diane Spencer Three Minute Interview

Diane Spencer is comedian, actor and writer. She first performed stand-up in 2006, when living in New Zealand bust is now based in the UK. Since winning the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer in 2011 she has written and performed a brand new show every year. Continue Reading

The Brendon Burns Extended Interview

The Brendon Burns Extended Interview

Australian born Brendon Burns is one of Britain’s most notorious comedians. His act is loud mouthed, clever, occasionally challenging and always funny. You don’t so much go to a Brendon Burns show as witness an event. Martin Walker caught up with him as he busily prepares for the Edinburgh Fringe. Continue Reading

Brighton Fringe Top 10 Stand-Up Shows

Brighton Fringe Top 10 Stand-Up Shows

Brighton is a lovely place. Gorgeous beach, beautiful people and a fabulous nightlife. For the month of May it also offers the largest open access festival in England. Stand-up comedy editor, Martin Walker, picks out eleven funny shows for this rather inaccurately titled top ten list. Continue Reading

The Steve Best Three Minute Interview

The Steve Best Three Minute Interview

‘Comedy Snapshot’ features a comprehensive set of stand-up comedy faces from the current UK circuit. Featuring over four hundred black and white photographs – with associated quotes collected over seven years, it’s a brilliant and very funny resource for any fan of stand-up comedy. Martin Walker got in touch with Steve Best, the comedian who made the book happen. Continue Reading

The Scott Capurro Three Minute Interview

The Scott Capurro Three Minute Interview

According to the Daily Mirror, Scott Capurro is “evil, and should be forced to leave the country”. Fearless and outrageous, Scott has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival more times than he cares to remember, earning himself fans and enemies in equal measure. Broadway Baby sent him five questions by email. The answers are nothing to do with us. Continue Reading

The Norman Lovett Three Minute Interview

The Norman Lovett Three Minute Interview

To a generation, Norman Lovett is the star of the hugely successful Science Fiction TV sitcom, Red Dwarf. To live stand-up fans he’s the undisputed king of whimsical surrealist comedy. Norman’s live DVD, ‘Outside the Box’ is now available via Go Faster Stripe. Martin Walker briefly conversed with one of his comedy heroes. Continue Reading

The Jim Davidson Interview

The Jim Davidson Interview

In his most high profile interview for Broadway Baby to date, Martin Walker talks to controversial comedian, Jim Davidson. In a no holds barred extended interview they discuss Chalky White, Brian Dowling, Paul Sinha, the war in Iraq, Tony Blair, gay marriage, Davidson’s favourite and least liked comedians and his forthcoming appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe. The interview is forthright and names are named. Contains repeated use of strong language. Continue Reading

The Andrew Doyle Three Minute Interview

The Andrew Doyle Three Minute Interview

This year, Andrew Doyle is bringing his third stand-up set to the Edinburgh Fringe. His adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s sixteenth ‘Discworld’ novel, ‘Soul Music’ will be performed at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, in August. His play ‘The Second Mr Bailey’ - broadcast on BBC Radio 4 - is available on iTunes. Continue Reading

The Athena Kugblenu Three Minute Interview

The Athena Kugblenu Three Minute Interview

Athena Kublenu is a brand new comedian based in London. Martin Walker found her via twitter after watching clips of her performances on YouTube. She also writes a popular blog ‘Stupidity in Painless’. Continue Reading

The Jojo Sutherland Three Minute Interview

The Jojo Sutherland Three Minute Interview

Jojo Sutherland is a charismatic stand-up who is as well known for her compere abilities as she is for her own routines. Her "healthy neglect" attitude to her children proves extremely popular amongst many and varied audiences including the armed forces where she remains as one of the few women to go to military bases to entertain the troops. Continue Reading

The Matt Winning Three Minute Interview

The Matt Winning Three Minute Interview

Matt Winning is the master of the idiosyncratic one-liner. His eccentric observations are as left field as they are accurate. If an hour with Matt Winning doesn’t change your life, you’re certain to start you seeing it differently. Martin Walker asked the Scottish up and comer what he’s been up to. Continue Reading

The Jamie MacDonald Three Minute Interview

The Jamie MacDonald Three Minute Interview

Jamie MacDonald is a gigging stand-up comedian, writer and voice over artist who happens to be blind. Jamie started losing his sight at the age of 16 when he was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a progressive degenerative retinal disease which will eventually leave him totally blind. Martin Walker asks about the sequel to last year’s Fringe hit, ‘That Funny Blind Guy’. Continue Reading

The Sean Hughes Three Minute Interview

The Sean Hughes Three Minute Interview

To some Sean Hughes is perhaps best known for his popular 90’s Channel 4 comedy, ‘Sean's Show’. Or you may know him as a popular author, a team captain of Buzzcocks or the guy who snogged Kylie Minogue on MTV. Sean’s career defining show ‘Life Becomes Noises’, is out on DVD. It’s follow up, ‘Penguins’ will be released in the autumn Continue Reading

The Vikki Stone Three Minute Interview

The Vikki Stone Three Minute Interview

Vikki Stone is a comedian, actress, DJ, singer, newspaper columnist and musician. Since debuting in 2011, her mix of stand up and musical comedy shows have been massive Edinburgh Fringe hits, selling out year on year. She also hosts her own weekly show on subscription comedy station, Fubar radio. Martin Walker asks, ‘what next?’ Continue Reading

Broadway Baby Piano Bar

Broadway Baby Piano Bar

Broadway Baby are thrilled to introduce a new regular date for West End Wendys and Dagenham Divas. The Broadway Baby Piano Bar starts from April 27th at the George & Dragon, Greenwich every Sunday night. Continue Reading

DVD Review: 90’s Comedian

DVD Review: 90’s Comedian

Chris Evans (no not that one, or that American actor one) made this happen. The first DVD release of his independent production company, Go Faster Stripe, came about because Chris wanted a copy of a 90’s Comedian DVD for his birthday. And it didn’t exist. Continue Reading

The Susan Calman Extended Interview

The Susan Calman Extended Interview

Susan Calman is a comic genius. She’s regular on BBC Radio 4, but in the last couple of years she’s made the break on to television. Now it’s only a matter of time before she heads her own TV show. Martin Walker talks to the rising Scottish star. Continue Reading

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