Fringe Q&A: Izzy Mant

Fringe Q&A: Izzy Mant

TV producer Izzy (The Windsors, Peep Show, Harry & Paul) has been pathologically tactful all her life. She’s run away from conflict and crashed headlong into mistaken identity, public disgrace and the Zimbabwean ambassador. But that ends now! Come help Izzy conquer politeness addiction and reclaim rude. Combines stand-up, storytelling and hardly any puppetry. The first rule of Polite Club is: you do not talk about Polite Club. Unless someone asks you nicely. Is this…

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Fringe Q&A: Darius Davies

Fringe Q&A: Darius Davies

As seen on the BBC and Channel 4. Anglo-Iranian, English Comedian of the Year finalist 2017, Darius Davies returns with Persian of interest. This is a story about how easy it is to manipulate the media, troll men on Tinder, and get revenge against Ryanair by any means necessary. Is this your first time at the Fringe? No. This will be my seventh fringe and my first time doing a show with Just The Tonic…

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Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

In a time when you can’t do right for doing wrong, Steve N Allen (as seen on BBC Two’s The Mash Report) takes a look at how hard it is to be better. When you want to be PC, right on or woke, it can be tough. Be better than a Weinstein. Be better than an angry Twitter egg. Be better than you. An entertaining and sometimes hard-edged guide to better better than.  AAA caught…

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Fringe Q&A: Sean Patton

Fringe Q&A: Sean Patton

On the outside, Sean Patton is loud, pudgy, white and stubborn. On the inside, he is also all of those things plus riddled with obsessive compulsive disorder. And so be it. After decades of trying to be anyone else, Sean Patton has finally decided to own who he is. Is this your first time at the Fringe? This is my second time at the Fringe. I came in 2017 and loved it. Yes it was…

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Fringe Q&A: Joe Jacobs

Fringe Q&A: Joe Jacobs

Joe Jacobs is back like he left his car keys. Why? To swiftly shank away your negative thoughts. Mixing sardonic stand-up with live rap, reach a zen mood guaranteed to offend prudes. Repeat these positive mantras. ‘I have purpose’, ‘happiness is one drug deal away’, and ‘I will buy many tickets to Joe Jacobs’ Grimefulness show ASAP’. Namaste bumbaclarts. As seen/heard on BBC Three, Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio…

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Fringe Q&A: Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

Fringe Q&A: Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

From Dominic Frisby come comic songs, stories and stand-up for people who think the government should stay out of it. If you believe in things like free speech, free trade, bitcoin or Brexit, you’ll like this. If you think the government, BBC or EU has the answers, you won’t. AAA caught up with Dominic for a chat… This isn’t your first time at the Fringe? No. I first went to the fringe in 1998. Before…

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Fringe Q&A: Sam Morrison

Fringe Q&A: Sam Morrison

Featured in NYTimes and Time Out, Sam Morrison’s a master at finding hilarity in the awkward adventures of being a closeted gay man… who wants to have sex with your dad. Built off decades of journal entries, Hello, Daddy! weaves stories of gaiety and heartbreak across decades to chronicle Sam’s transformation from shy cucumber-shaped virgin boy into a daddy-f*cking manifesto of a person. Is this your first time at the Fringe? Yes!  Tell us a…

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Fringe Q&A: Frisky & Mannish’s PopLab

Fringe Q&A: Frisky & Mannish’s PopLab

Ten years since they burst onto the scene with their wildly popular brand of musical infotainment, Frisky & Mannish are officially Pop PhDs, fully qualified to conduct scientific analyses of the molecular intersections between every pop song ever. Shameless Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs since 2009. International jet-setters from Shepherd’s Bush Empire to Sydney Opera House. Adelaide and Brighton prize winners. Featured on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Three. And they have a podcast,…

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Fringe Q&A: Jack Gleadow

Fringe Q&A: Jack Gleadow

Winner of Amused Moose National New Comic and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year, Jack Gleadow makes his Fringe debut after performing as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2018. Jack is one of the most exciting new stand-ups on the comedy circuit and has been seen performing at Latitude providing tour support for Lloyd Griffith. He is also the runner-up in 2017’s Chortle Student Comedy Award. Is this your first time at…

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Fringe Q&A: Phil Nichol

Fringe Q&A: Phil Nichol

The planet is messed up. Society has devolved. Mankind is hopeless. Vegans are right. You can’t punch a fascist. The left are self-righteous morons. Everyone is a selfish prick. I’m a bleeding hypocrite. It’s all too much. Too much. Following on from the success of his internationally acclaimed hit show Your Wrong, Phil Nichol’s Too Much takes an unflinching look at ageing, recognition, mental health, values, norms, patience, everything and conkers. Expect riotously uncomfortable anecdotes…

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