Print Interviews

Dean Misdale

First published in On the Mic - Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Performer:           Dean Misdale Title of Show:       Life’s a Drag Venue:               Laughing Horse @ Pear Tree Time:                6pm Dates:               4th – 28th August (not Mondays) Photographer:        Ezra Alcantra Links:               Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Life’s a Drag. My show is a tale of surviving the pandemic as a self-employed drag performer […]

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Andy Roberts

First published in On the Mic - Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Title of Show:     Andy’s Moon Show – How Much is the Moon Worth? Dates:             14th, 16th,18th, 20th August Title of Show:     Andy’s Moon Show – How to Fake the Moon Landing Dates:             15th, 17th,19th August Venue:             PBH’s Free Fringe @ CC Blooms Time:              6.45pm Photographer:      Rick Falcon (co-host of the show and fancy camera owner)   Tell me about your […]

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Maureen Langan

First published in On the Mic - Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Show:      Don’t Make Me Hate You                Venue      Laughing Horse @ 32 Below – Little Cellar                 Time:        2.30pm                Dates:      4th – 28th August (not Aug 15th or 23th)               Photographer: Bob Johnson Links: Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. It’s a stand-up show […]

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Jody Kamali

First published in On the Mic - Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Title of Show:          Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man Venue:                  Assembly George Square Time:                   2.40pm Dates:                  3rd– 28th August (except 16th) Photographer:           Igor Emerich Profile:                Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. It’s myself and a cast of seven… Ironing Boards. It’s a cinematic love story that’s funny, joyful, sad. It’s […]

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Bex Turner

First published in On the Mic - Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Title of Show: Bex’s Chainsaw Moussaka Venue:         Laughing Horse @ City Cafe – Nineties Time:          11.55am Dates:         20th– 28th August Photographer: Alexander Voodoo 2019 Links:     Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. The earliest idea revolved around the fact that I was tired of seeing the usual solo […]

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Ben Moor

First published in On the Mic - Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Performer:           Ben Moor Title of Show:       Who Here’s Lost? Venue:               Pleasance Courtyard Time:                11.35pm Dates:               3rd – 29th August (not 17th) Title of Show:       Ben Moor: Pronoun Trouble Venue:               Pleasance Courtyard Time:                2.45pm Dates:               23rd – 24th August Title of Show:       Ben Moor and Joanna Neary: BookTalkBookTalkBook Venue:               Pleasance Courtyard Time:                2.45pm Dates:               26th – 27th August Photographer:        Willie Runte Links:               Profile […]

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2 Mouthed Men

First published in On the Mic - Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Performers:          James Hawley and Daniel Stanger-Cornwell Title of Show:       2 Mouthed Men Venue:               Underbelly Bristo Square Time:                5.20pm Dates:               3rd-11th August Photographer:        Stefan Hanegraaf Links: Profile     Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. Two Men. Two Mics. Too many sick beats. 2 Mouthed Men are a comedy duo made up of us – best friends […]

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Vix Leyton

First published in On the Mic - Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Show:      Vix Leyton: More Fiction Than Girl Venue:     Just The Tonic Mash House Attic Time:      2.40pm                Dates:     4th-28th August (not 15th or 22nd) Show:      The Comedy Arcade Venue:     Underbelly Bristo Square                  Time:      11.20pm                             Dates:     4th-28th August (not 15th) Links:     Profile and Social Media   Hi Vix. Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. This […]

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Louise Leigh

First published in On the Mic - Monday, June 27th, 2022

Title of Show:       Louise Leigh: Amused Venue:               Just the Tonic at The Caves Time:                12.10pm Dates:               4th– 28th August (except 15th and 23rd) Photographer:        Jonathan Bowcott Links:               Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. It’s about holding bags of poo, really. About how when you’re in midlife, […]

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Becky Fury

First published in On the Mic - Monday, June 27th, 2022

Title of Show:       Becky Fury’s C*nt Venue:               PBH’s Free Fringe @ Globe Bar Time:                8.30pm Dates:               6th– 28th August Photographer:        Joe Hunter Links:               Profile and Social Media     Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. It’s about the fascinating history of this most marmite of words and of course an opportunity to call […]

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Dave Chawner

First published in On the Mic - Monday, June 27th, 2022

Show:                  Dave Chawner: Underdog Venue:                 Laughing Horse @ City Cafe Time:                  8pm     Dates:                 4th – 28th August Show:                  Dave Chawner: Mental Venue:                 Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire Time:                  5pm     Dates:                 4th – 28th August Photographer:          Rowan Morgan Links:                 Dave’s Profile and Social Media     Hi Dave. Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Underdog. It’s basically […]

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Lou Conran

First published in On the Mic - Monday, June 27th, 2022

Title of Show:       Lou Conran: A Show Venue:               Gilded Balloon Teviot Time:                3.40pm Dates:               3rd– 29th August Photographer:        Aemen Sukkar Links:               Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. So, we’ve all been through a right old ‘meh’ in the last few years and they say write about what you know. Well, […]

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Ivor Dembina

First published in On the Mic - Monday, June 27th, 2022

Comedian:            Ivor Dembina Title of Show:       Old Jewish Jokes Venue:               Laughing Horse @ Bar 50 – The Alcove Time:                6pm Dates:               4th – 28th August (not Tuesdays) Title of Show:       This is Not a Subject for Comedy Venue:               Laughing Horse @ The Counting House – The Lounge Time:                1.15pm Dates:               4th – 28th August (not Tuesdays) Photographer:        Steph Bor Links: Profile and […]

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Ross Leslie 

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Performer: Ross Leslie  Show:      OK Let Me Explain              Venue      Laughing Horse @ Dropkick Murphys                  Time:      10.30pm                  Dates:     5th to 28th August (not 15th or 22nd)       […]

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Angela Bra

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Show:             Angela Bra: Life Lessons                  Venue:            32 Below, Side Cellar (August 4th – 14th) Venue             Bar 50, Upstairs (15th, 18th-19th, 22nd, 25th-28th) Time:             11:30am Show:             Annie and Angela’s Disco Divorce Party Venue:            Bar 50, Upstairs (4th-8th, 10th-15th, 17th-22nd, 24th-28th) Time:             4pm Links:            Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your […]

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Laura Davis

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Show:                Laura Davis: If This Is It Venue                Monkey Barrel Time:                4pm Dates:               4th to 28th August (not 16th) Photographer:        Matt Crockett Links:               Profile and Social Media   Hi Laura! Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, If This Is It. If This Is It is the best hour […]

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Sophie Duker

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Show:                Sophie Duker: Hag Venue                Pleasance Courtyard – Beside Time:                7.30pm Dates:               3rd to 28th August (not 17th) Photographer:        Sarah Harry Isaacs Links:               Profile and Social Media   Hi Sophie. Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Hag Hag is SO much better than anything else I’ve ever done, including the […]

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Sarah Keyworth

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Show:                Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy Venue                Pleasance Courtyard – Cabaret Bar Time:                5.40pm Dates:               3rd – 28th August 2022 (not 16th) Photographer:        Matt Crockett Links:               Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Lost Boy. Lost Boy is a very personal show about my quest to rediscover “silly” […]

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Magical Bones

First published in On the Mic - Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Show:          Magical Bones: Soulful Magic Venue          Assembly: Checkpoint Time:          4.45pm Dates:         3rd to 28th August (not 16th) Links:         Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Soulful Magic. Soulful Magic is a high-energy action-packed magic and illusion show. It’s an evolution of all the stage work I have […]

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Larry Dean

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Show:                Larry Dean: Fudnut Venue                Monkey Barrel Comedy – 3 Time:                8.30pm Dates:               5th – 28th August (not 16th) Photographer:        Matt Crockett Links:               Profile and Social Media   Hi Larry! Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Fudnut It’s an hour of stand up. The Herald called it ‘confessional storytelling at its […]

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James Barr

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Show:                James Barr: Straight Jokes Venue                Underbelly, Bristo Square Time:                8.45pm Dates:               3rd to 28th August (not 15th) Photographer:        Corinne Cumming Links:               Profile and Social Media   Hi James. Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Straight Jokes. An old radio boss of mine once told me to be “less camp” on air, […]

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Christian Brighty

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Show:         Christian Brighty: Playboy Venue         Pleasance Courtyard Time:         9.40pm Dates:        3rd – 28th August (except 10th, 17th) Photographer: Ben Meadows Links:        Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Playboy. Playboy is a comedy period drama about the Regency’s most outrageous rake, Lord Christian Brighty. It’s an Austen romance […]

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Andy Roach

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Show:         Andy Roach – Laughing at Conspiracy Theories Venue         Laughing Horse @ Three Sisters, Wee Room Time:         11.15pm Dates:        4th to 28th August Photograph: Laugh Hard Comedy Club Links: Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. I’m Andy Roach, a Liverpool-based comedian. I was shortlisted in the Musical Comedy Awards 2022, […]

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Ali Brice

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Show:                   Ali Brice: I Tried to Be Funny, But You Weren’t Looking Venue                   Banshee Labyrinth (as part of PBH’s Free Fringe) Time:                   4.50pm Dates:                  6th to 28th August Photographer:           Miranda Holms Links:                  Profile and Social Media   Hi Ali! Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, I Tried to Be […]

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Alex Kealy

First published in On the Mic - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Title of Show:          Alex Kealy: Winner Takes All Venue:                  The Hive @ Monkey Barrel  Time:                   4.15pm Dates:                  2nd – 28th August (except 16th) Photographer:           Edward Moore Links:                  Alex’s Profile and Social Media   Tell me about your 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. Hi! The show is about Silicon Valley tech monopolies. I spent the lockdowns reading a couple […]

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