The ​Sabrina Mahfouz Extended Interview

The ​Sabrina Mahfouz Extended Interview

Sabrina Mahfouz is the author of Chef, a one-woman play about a prison cook. After her show’s Fringe First-winning run, she sits down with Alexander Woolley in the Cow Café to offer her thoughts on marketing, PR, and the Edinburgh rain. 

The Lou Stein Extended Interview

The Lou Stein Extended Interview

Lou Stein is the director of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, currently playing at the Pleasance Courtyard. It is Stein’s most recent adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s novel about a drugged-up journalist and his attorney – he staged his first adaptation in 1982... 

The Rosy Banham Extended Interview

The Rosy Banham Extended Interview

Rosy Banham is the director of Mush and Me, a new play by Karla Crome, which was one of four shows to win the Ideastap Underbelly Award. Originating from the life-story of the lead actress’ great aunt, Mush and Me explores how people adapt to falling in love with adherents of a religion that is not their own... 

The Sue Bevan Three Minute Interview

The Sue Bevan Three Minute Interview

Sue Bevan presents her magical-realist show, An Audience with Shurl, at Spotlites @ The Merchants’ Hall. Alexander Woolley caught up with her to chat about working with her own life-story in different media, how to market a one-person show at the Fringe, and what’s next for An Audience with Shurl. 

The Steven Dawson Three Minute Interview

The Steven Dawson Three Minute Interview

Steven Dawson, from Australia’s Out Cast Theatre, is the writer and director behind The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens & a Duck, a production that claims will have 'Oscar spinning in his grave... 

The Randy Ross Three Minute Interview

The Randy Ross Three Minute Interview

Randy Ross, an erotica-writer, has come to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to put on his one-man show, The Chronic Single’s Handbook, a tale of a never-married hypochondriac, who travels around the world looking for love... 

The Samuel Ward Three Minute Interview

The Samuel Ward Three Minute Interview

Samuel Ward is the director of GRIMM, which tells the story of a woman in a dystopian psychiatric institute, whose memories are replaced with Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Alexander Woolley caught up with him to talk about watermelons, as well as the challenges involved in devising and marketing such a show. 

The Joao de Sousa Extended Interview

The Joao de Sousa Extended Interview

Joao de Sousa is the director of The Curing Room, a show about seven Soviet soldiers who, stripped of clothes and trapped in an abandoned monastery’s cellar, are reduced to cannibalism in the Spring of 1944... 

The Alexis Rosinsky Three Minute Interview

The Alexis Rosinsky Three Minute Interview

Alexis Rosinsky is the star of one-person Shakespeare show Where is She Now? She is also eleven years old. Alexander Woolley caught up with her to find out what it’s like to be a child performer at the Fringe.