#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Jordan Brookes

Body of Work is a genuine attempt by Jordan Brookes to pay tribute to his relationship with his nan. We fired a Q&A over to Jordan for more details…

Q: Do I have time for this? A: No.

Hi Jordon. Tell me about your show.

It’ll be a mix of stand-up, unnecessary confessions, a bit of physical stuff, and a few awkward pauses.

What does Edinburgh mean to you?

A month in Neverland.

Who inspires you and why?

My dog. I find him such a pain. I’m inspired to make enough money to buy a big house so I can spend less time being in the same room as him.

Describe your best or worst experiences on stage.

When a woman shouted ‘kill yourself’ following a bit where I’d pretended my face was a mask and was struggling to get it off.

Describe your best or worst review.

The best one I had last year was from a publication who docked me a star because the lights had blown and I had to use a lamp.

If you weren’t a performer, what would you be?

A dog whisperer.

What was the last book you read?

The Girls by Emma Cline. So wonderful.

Ask and then answer a question of your own choosing.

Q: Do I have time for this?

A: No

Imagine that the BBC have asked you to produce a primetime show. What would it be and who else would be involved?

It would be called Tearjerker, and would involve contestants competing to shed as many tears into a bucket as possible while thinking of sad things. Whoever hits the fill line first wins.

Twitter: @jordbrookes

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jordanbrookescomedy

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In August 2015 Jordan's Nanna, Gwendoline Martha Brookes, passed away. She was 95. This show is a genuine attempt to pay tribute to her. That can't be the whole thing can it? I thought Brookes did absurdist stuff? Like bits that go on for ages and horrible physical stuff, daft faces, spitting down himself etc? Is he just going to talk about his Nan for an hour? Surely not...