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The Damian Clark Three Minute Interview

The Damian Clark Three Minute Interview

Aussie boy Damian Clark burst onto the UK comedy circuit in 2012 where his high-octane observational stand up has certainly caused some waves. Before touching down in the UK, Damian made Ireland his home and became a regular feature on Irish TV. You can catch him live at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With his new show, Go Ahead, Make My Damo. Continue Reading

The Celia Pacquola Three Minute Interview

The Celia Pacquola Three Minute Interview

Celia Pacquola has always been obsessed with the future, but planned for none of it. She has, however, planned to return to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her most revealing stand-up show to date. Martin Walker emails Celia some questions. Continue Reading

The Stephen Frizzle Three Minute Interview

The Stephen Frizzle Three Minute Interview

Newcastle’s own Stephen ‘Friz’ Frizzle is a comedy musician who perfroms puns in song form at the piano. Why yes, exactly like Tom Lehrer, Richard Stilgoe, Victoria Wood and Amateur Transplants. But Friz is the youngest, so he has the advantage. His Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, for one perfromance only, is Harry My Cat Died. Continue Reading

The Dave Chawner Three Minute Interview

The Dave Chawner Three Minute Interview

A full time comic of six years, Dave Chawner is regular MC, opener and warm up act. Now he is preparing a set with Robyn Perkins for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Martin Walker finds out more about what promises to be a deeply personal show. Continue Reading

The Malcolm Julian Swan Three Minute Interview

The Malcolm Julian Swan Three Minute Interview

The future. The mechanised labour force is disenfranchised. Enter A Robot, determined to teach the grimacing machines how to laugh. This stand-up showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe features the best in alternative up-and-coming talent, including the incomparable Malcolm Julian Swan. Continue Reading

The Stuart Laws Three Minute Interview

The Stuart Laws Three Minute Interview

Stuart Laws is English. He’s also writes and performs sketch and stand-up comedy. According to his website his stand-up involves boundless energy and telling stories that weave material in with improvised audience interaction. Observational and surreal, Stuart is James Acaster’s regular tour support. Martin Walker asks about his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. Continue Reading

The Zoe McDonald Three Minute Interview

The Zoe McDonald Three Minute Interview

Live from the studios of Forth One this Edinburgh Festival Fringe comes Zoe McDonald, who is suffering from FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out. A Fringe theatre show inside a radio studio, audience members pop on a set of headphones and get exposed to Zoe’s world. Martin Walker asks the questions. Continue Reading

The Dan Fardell Three Minute Interview

The Dan Fardell Three Minute Interview

This Edinburgh Festival Fringe why not watch two men as they try to recapture their long lost youthful idealism by mocking their own lives and the lives of others. Martin Walker meets one of the two, stand-up comedian, Dan Fardell. Continue Reading

The Tony Roberts Three Minute Interview

The Tony Roberts Three Minute Interview

Tony Roberts - Card Magic, debuted at the Adelaide Fringe in 2013 to critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences. Later that year the show made its UK debut at the Edinburgh International Magic Festival. In 2014, Tony brings the show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Continue Reading

The Paul Vickers Three Minute Interview

The Paul Vickers Three Minute Interview

This year, Paul Vickers returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his cabaret creation, Mr Twonkey, in Twonkey’s Private Restaurant. In a piece that contains no spoilers, Martin Walker talks to Paul about making people laugh. Continue Reading

The Annie McGrath Three Minute Interview

The Annie McGrath Three Minute Interview

Annie McGrath is performing at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her twin, Jack Barry. Having spoken to Jack already we thought it was only fair to get Annie’s side of things. So Martin Walker emailed a short set of questions - and received the following answers. Continue Reading

The Daniel Cainer Three Minute Interview

The Daniel Cainer Three Minute Interview

According to his website, Daniel Cainer is a songwriter, producer, broadcaster and composer. As a result he has written lots of music for TV, radio and advertising. He currently has a one-man show of stories in song, Jewish Chronicles, which has been touring in the UK and the US. Now he makes a return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Continue Reading

The Cormac Friel Three Minute Interview

The Cormac Friel Three Minute Interview

At 6'3", Friel is probably the world’s tallest man with small man syndrome. Why? Is it because the average arthritic pensioner could outbench him? Is it the result of sibling rivalry? Is it his determination to be seen as the masculine one in his relationships with men? Find out at his 2014 Edinburgh Fringe show, Alpha Fail. Continue Reading

The James Cook Three Minute Interview

The James Cook Three Minute Interview

This is an interview with James Cook, the stand-up comedian. As he explains on his website, he shouldn’t be confused with the explorer, the bass player in the Arctic Monkeys, a character off of Skins, the BBC Scotland correspondent, the Australian Rules footballer, the boxer, the square in Middlesbrough… Continue Reading

The Dan Nightingale Three Minute Interview

The Dan Nightingale Three Minute Interview

According to the Fringe programme, the international comedian, Lancastrian socialite and circuit legend Dan Nightingale is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for another festival frolic. Martin Walker asks the questions. Continue Reading

The Alison Spittle Three Minute Interview

The Alison Spittle Three Minute Interview

In the prequel to 2015's runaway Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit, I'm Ready Now, Alison Spittle comes to town looking for an agent. If you're an agent, promoter or reviewer, then this is the show for you. Audience members are welcome too. Martin Walker hears her pitch. Continue Reading

The Ben Fairey Three Minute Interview

The Ben Fairey Three Minute Interview

Musician, comedian and actor Ben Fairey, known for his acting roles in Channel 4’s 
Random Acts and 
M.L.E., is bringing his first ever solo show to theSpace this Fringe, a stramash of techno beats, character comedy, and choreography. Features Editor James T Harding caught up with him to find out how on Earth he’ll fit all that in fifty minutes. Continue Reading

The Zak Splijt Three Minute Interview

The Zak Splijt Three Minute Interview

Stand-up comedy editor Martin Walker stumbled across Zak Splijit’s act on YouTube when he was supposed to be working. Sadly, the unique up-and-coming comedian won’t be performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, but according to Martin, he is definitely one to watch. Continue Reading

The Alan Irwin Three Minute Interview

The Alan Irwin Three Minute Interview

For this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Irish comedian Alan Irwin has transformed himself into a man who parties hard - and he says he can transform you too. Once dull and lifeless, Alan now rocks every room he enters. Probably - he hasn't asked anyone else how they feel about it. Continue Reading

The Paul McCaffrey Three Minute Interview

The Paul McCaffrey Three Minute Interview

Paul McCaffrey has established himself very quickly, winning both The London Paper and the Latitude Festival new act competitions in 2009. In 2011 Paul took his debut solo stand-up show, Saying Something Stupid to the Underbelly, to great critical acclaim. He returns in 2014 with Paul or Nothing. Continue Reading

The Alastair Clark Three Minute Interview

The Alastair Clark Three Minute Interview

Famous comedian Russell Brand thinks you shouldn't vote. Far less successful comedian Alastair Clark thinks he's wrong. Who's right? For the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Alastair Clark presents an hour of stand-up about politics - verbally pitting himself against the poster boy for voting abstinence. Continue Reading

The Izzy Rees Three Minute Interview

The Izzy Rees Three Minute Interview

Izzy Rees is turning thirty and she's not happy about it. In an attempt to mark this milestone and distract herself from the downsides of growing up, she's set herself a list of 30 challenges to complete by her birthday. Izzy talks to Martin Walker about her Edinburgh Fringe show. Continue Reading

The Peter Brush Three Minute Interview

The Peter Brush Three Minute Interview

Last year, stand-up comedian Peter Brush became a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist. Since then the up-and-comer has gained positive notices from across the industry, including from the notoriously hard to please Bruce Dessau. Martin Walker asks about his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. Continue Reading

The Alexander Bennett Three Minute Interview

The Alexander Bennett Three Minute Interview

This year, alternative stand-up comedian Alexander Bennett is bring his new show, Follow Me, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Martin Walker asks Alexander about the show, about his alternative comedy night, and about going too far… Continue Reading

The Luc Valvona Three Minute Interview

The Luc Valvona Three Minute Interview

After storming the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, Luc Valvona returns with The Improvised Improv Show – a daily improv jam that absolutely anyone can take part in. He’s also bringing a solo musical comedy show to entertain Fringe audiences, as he explains via email to Martin Walker. Continue Reading

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