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: Nilaja Sun (Pike St.) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Nilaja Sun (Pike St.) interview

Award-winning Nilaja Sun (No Child…) breathes life into a vibrant mix of Lower East Side residents in her latest solo show. At the heart of Pike St. is Evelyn. She’s balancing welcoming her Navy SEAL brother home, keeping her eccentric father out of trouble and providing electricity for her daughter on life-support. All this before a hurricane hits NYC. Pike St. is one of 2017’s unmissable shows and AAA caught up with Nilija for a…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Harriet Braine interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Harriet Braine interview

2016 Funny Women Award winner, So You Think You’re Funny? Finalist and Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Harriet Braine presents her debut hour of funny songs about the great and good of the art world. AAA caught up with Harriet for chat in between shows. How has your Fringe been so far? Very nice. It’s been really exciting, I’ve met some of my absolute heroes, and had very receptive audiences at my shows. That rhymes! Tell…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Angus Dunican interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Angus Dunican interview

Inspired by collecting stories for a eulogy, in his new Fringe show The Vanity Project Angus Dunican examines the evolution of our public selves and how our circle of friends can choose to thwart or support our attempts to try on different versions of ourselves. Charismatic and assured, Angus’s playful take on the myths we build throughout our adulthood will make you see your relationships in a new light. AAA caught up with Angus for a chat…

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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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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: Craig Stephenson (Craig: Impossible) interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Craig Stephenson (Craig: Impossible) interview

Comedy, magic, a little bit of chocolate, and a lot of danger. Yorkshire magician Craig Stephenson is currently wowing Fringe audiences with his brand new show, Craig Impossible – a winning blend of laugh-out-loud comedy and mind-blowing magic. Don’t miss it. AAA caught up with Craig for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? Superb. I love visiting Edinburgh, it’s such a fun and welcoming city. During the Fringe the energy levels about the…

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Edinburgh Fringe: Henry Rollins interview

Edinburgh Fringe: Henry Rollins interview

He may have fronted one of the world’s most influential punk bands, but Henry Rollins still has a lot to get off his chest. The former Black Flag frontman, who now channels his angst into spoken-word performances, is returning to the Fringe with his Charmingly Obstinate tour. AAA caught up with him to find out more about his show and whether he sees himself ever making a return to music. You’ve performed at the Edinburgh…

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