Edinburgh Fringe: Lucy Porter interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Lucy Porter interview

Consequences is a brand new stand-up show from perennial Fringe favourite Lucy Porter, who’s also a regular on TV and radio (QI, Mock the Week, The News Quiz). Lucy’s festival shows are always sell-out hits and 2016 promises to be no exception. This is a heartfelt and hilarious hour of personal revelation and political observation. Lucy will cover some or all of the following: censorship, generational conflict, theological ethics, home-brewing, quizzing, Britpop of the 1990s, falconry…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Aatif Nawaz interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Aatif Nawaz interview

Award-winning comedian Aatif Nawaz follows up his acclaimed Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day show with a loud and hilarious assault on irresponsible journalism. AAA caught up with Aatif for a chat. Is this your first time at the Fringe? This will be my second year. I only want to come to the Fringe with a brand new show, something new to say. I do love the Fringe show. So that’s ample motivation to write…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Abi Roberts interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Abi Roberts interview

Anglichanka (Englishwoman in Russian) is an exhilarating new comedy show about Abi Roberts living in the former Soviet Union in the 90s and her return after 18 years as the first UK comic to perform comedy in English and Russian. Including diary extracts, the consequences of drinking hardcore vodka, studying opera and using outdoor loos in -20 temperatures, we see how Russia has changed and what we need to know about Putin and the country…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Laura Lexx interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Laura Lexx interview

Evolution is tricky – just ask the dinosaurs. Last year Laura Lexx (Chortle Awards 2016 nominee) evolved into a full-time wife and comedian. It didn’t quite go as planned. Following her smash debut Lovely, Laura aims her trademark comedy kaleidoscope at marriage, feminism, identity and the grinning idiots that built Stonehenge. Indulge in a whirlwind celebration of everything that’s right about slowly turning into your mother and everything that’s wrong with town criers. AAA caught up…

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