Comedian Lucy Porter’s first foray into theatre, The Fair Intellectual Club, plays at the Assembly Rooms this August. Features Editor James T Harding caught up with her and director Marilyn Imrie, of Stellar Quines fame, to learn more.
Comedy is taking over a bit, which is in some ways a shame. There's definately a blurring of the lines between comedy and theatre. Trying to decide which section of the programme to put your show is becoming more and more difficult.
Topic covered include making the transition from comedy to theatre, working with new actors, and starting a career in comedy or theatre.