Edinburgh Fringe: Robin Morgan interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Robin Morgan interview

Robin Morgan, writer of Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Now Show and Newsjack, is making his Fringe debut this year in Free Man. AAA caught up with Robin for a chat earlier this week. How has your Fringe been so far? Really lovely, thanks. I’m proud and happy with the show and have been hanging out with lovely, ace people. Tell us about the show you’re in… It’s my debut hour of stand-up. It’s…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Tez Ilyas interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Tez Ilyas interview

Last year, Tez Ilyas experienced something that turned his world upside down. In this hotly-anticipated follow-up to his 2015 smash hit debut, TEZ Talks, this smart and subversive rising star is back with another bold and deeply personal show. AAA caught up with Tez for a chat earlier in the week. How has your Fringe been so far? Positively delightful. Seen a lot of friends I haven’t seen for a while. Already caught a couple…

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Richard Wilson forced to cancel Fringe show

Richard Wilson forced to cancel Fringe show

Legendary One Foot in the Grave actor Richard Wilson has been forced to cancel his Fringe show after suffering a heart attack. The 80-year-old, who is best known for playing Victor Meldrew in the BBC’s One Foot in the Grave sitcom, is currently in hospital. It has been reported in the media that his agent, John Grant, has confirmed that he is now in stable condition. Wilson was due to reprise the role for a…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Shane Todd interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Shane Todd interview

Holywood, Northern Ireland is a small town that produces big names. Shane Todd (star of BBC’s Late Licence and Live at The Sunflower) is miffed that the town council have yet to book him to switch on the Christmas lights. It doesn’t help that fellow hometown heroes Rory McIlroy and Jamie Dornan keep stealing the limelight. So Shane’s gone to the other Hollywood in a bid to keep up with his neighbours. What could possibly…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Kai Humphries interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Kai Humphries interview

Fringe favourite Kai Humphries has a refreshingly unique and fascinating view of the world shaped by his exciting and colourful experiences, squeezing the most from life and bottling it into a show that will leave a big fat smile on your daft face long after leaving the venue. AAA caught up with Kai for a chat earlier this week. How has your Fringe been so far? My Solo show has been everything I hoped it…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Ever Mainard interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Ever Mainard interview

As seen on Showtime’s Knock, Knock, It’s Tig, and featured in Roxanne Gay’s Bad Feminist, Ever Mainard has brought her debut show to Edinburgh. Tackling gender identity, modern feminism, bad luck and outlandish stories from her Texan upbringing it is something completely new from across the pond. AAA caught up with Ever for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? What a blast. I landed the day before my preview shows and just…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Chris Stokes interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Chris Stokes interview

Chris Stokes? Yes. Comedian? Absolutely. Award-winning? You betcha. Man…? Can you be more specific? Ostensibly a human, Chris returns to the Fringe with a new show about you. Well, the species that you have in common with him. AAA caught up with Chris for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? Four days in and it’s been easily already been the most rollercoaster Fringe I’ve had so far.  If there’s one thing the…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Peter White interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Peter White interview

Through no fault of his own, Peter White was born a straight white male. Lots of people hate straight white males. Should they? Do they deserve it? This bold, honest and hilarious debut show tackles race, gender and sexuality in a way that few comics would ever dare. AAA caught up with Peter for a chat this week. How has your Fringe been so far? It’s been good! It’s my first time here, so I had…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Craig Hill Interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Craig Hill Interview

Craig Hill is back for yet another year of Fringe fun. His shows have consistently sold out over the past 16 years so, before there’s no tickets left for this year’s run, AAA decided to sit down for a chat with Scotland’s finest kilted comedian… You’re somewhat of a Fringe veteran now. How many years have you been performing at the festival? Long enough to become a baldy – can you believe it’s my 17th…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Pierre Novellie interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Pierre Novellie interview

Groovy! Woah! Pierre Novellie is not cool but he is trying. Is it cool to be depressed? Is it cool to have read an 800-year-old poem about magical, vaginal ventriloquism? Come and see! Appearances include BBC Radio 4’s The Rest is History, Channel 4’s Comedy Blaps, 4oD’s Taxi Gags, and BBC Three’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live. AAA caught up with Pierre for a chat. Tell us about some previous Fringe visits? This year is my…

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