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: 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: 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: Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

Fringe Q&A: Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

In this historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet Baine brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance, patriarchy and her inner demons. She also looks back over her career as a performer, from school plays to now, presenting her achievements alongside those of renowned inventors, healers and technological pioneers. Bold move, idiot. AAA caught up with Harriet for a chat… Is this your…

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Fringe Q&A: Alex Kealy: Rationale

Fringe Q&A: Alex Kealy: Rationale

In his new Fringe show Rationale, Alex Kealy explores the emotional roots of our rational thoughts. AAA caught up with Alex for a chat. Is this your first time at the Fringe? No, this is solo show number four and the 11th consecutive year I’ve got to the fringe in some capacity (moving from punter to occasional gigger to split shows to solo hours). Tell us a bit about the show you’re in this year?…

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Fringe Q&A, Robin Morgan

Fringe Q&A, Robin Morgan

Following a sell-out 2018 Fringe and debut UK tour, stand-up Robin Morgan returns with a new hour. AAA caught up with Robin for chat. Is this your first time at the Fringe? It is not. It’s my third hour show, my first was about a proposal, the second about my honeymoon, and this one is about my divorce son, amongst others things. Tell us a bit about the show you’re in this year? It’s a…

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Fringe Q&A: Felix and the Scootermen

Fringe Q&A: Felix and the Scootermen

They’re granting you, the audience, access all areas! A-list, pop-star celebrities Felix Scoot and Lee Delamere, a.k.a Alan Sharland and Irwin Sparkes of The Hoosiers, welcome you behind the velvet rope to a self-help masterclass on how to become as famous as they are! Drawing on their sizeable years in the music biz with chart-topping band Felix and the Scootermen, they’ll teach you how to write the hits and play the fame game… and win……

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Fringe Q&A: Tallulah Brown, When the Birds Come

Fringe Q&A: Tallulah Brown,  When the Birds Come

Margaret has always told her little brother Stanley it’s his fault the ice is melting. She doesn’t want to live in the Alaskan tundra. She wants to run away and be a normal teenager in Anchorage. Years later, the rift between the siblings has seismically grown. In a fast-melting world, will love be left behind? Hit writer Tallulah Brown returns to the Fringe following the blazing success of Songlines Is this your first time at…

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Fringe Q&A: Daliso Chaponda

Fringe Q&A: Daliso Chaponda

Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views, write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere, and appear on The Apprentice: You’re Fired, News Quiz and The Now Show. Is this your first time at the Fringe? It’s not. This is my fourth time. But it’s my first time doing a full run of shows since 2008. Last year…

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Fringe Q&A: Loyiso Gola

Fringe Q&A: Loyiso Gola

Loyiso Gola dives into years of pop culture and the way they have shaped our lives. Loyiso is an incredibly high profile South African stand up, with 12 seasons of his two-time International Emmy nominated satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola under his belt. As seen on Netflix: Comedians Of The World, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week. Is this your first time at the Fringe? I have done the…

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