Edinburgh Fringe: Athena Kugblenu (KMT) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Athena Kugblenu (KMT) interview

Tired of the conventions of both the left and right, KMT – acronym for the Caribbean Patois expression ‘kiss mi teeth’, a mouth gesture used to show annoyance – is a debut hour that finds a new way to talk about politics, class, race and identity at a time both ends of the political spectrum couldn’t be any further apart. Whether you agree or disagree, Athena Kugblenu’s thought-provoking observations will have you laughing out loud….

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Edinburgh Fringe: Camille O’Sullivan review

Edinburgh Fringe: Camille O’Sullivan review

Camille O’Sullivan: The Carny Dream Underbelly’s Circus Hub (Venue 360) ***** If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it… just give it a tweak. It is a maxim that has served Camille O’Sullivan extremely well throughout her 12 years as a mainstay of the Edinburgh Fringe. And who can blame the half-French, half Irish chanteuse for refusing to change things up too much? After all, each show she plays is a sell-out, and rarely does she receive…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Paul McMullan interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Paul McMullan interview

Cockney raconteur Paul McMullan brings his own brand of quick-fire comedy to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as he unveils his story of having no home, no job and two children and how these are the least of his problems. A candid and hilarious tale from this natural, charming storyteller revealing his fascinating journey from hitting rock-bottom to overcoming his struggles in this eagerly anticipated debut hour. AAA caught up with Paul for a chat. How…

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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: 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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