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Chris Ramsey interview

Chris Ramsey interview

The South Shields comic talks about his time on new C4 series Time Crashers, being very "particular about cleanliness", and how he's "probably going to come across as a bit of a dickhead."…

Five questions for Abi Roberts

"What's the best and worst thing about being me? Good question. I have no idea. Ask my other half."…

Ed Gamble interview

"Dumping all of my old stuff that I had been doing for a few years before my debut hour was very liberating"…

Angela Barnes interview

" I’ve had proper jobs, and so I know exactly how lucky I am to be paid to do what I do."…

Five questions for John Scott

"I get to do a job I love, but in doing that job I've made myself totally unemployable. If the work dries up I don't see any prospective employers being thrilled about what I've been doing for over a decade."…

Five questions for Lost Voice Guy

Five questions for Lost Voice Guy

"If I wasn't a stand-up, I would probably be very depressed! Comedy helps me cope with life."…

Five questions for Lee Kyle

Five questions for Lee Kyle

"I am aware that having Get Your Own Back at the Fringe this year has very much removed my show's USP. But, whatever, go and see the man off the telly all you want, just know that nostalgia is no substitute for what I have."…

John Robertson interview

John Robertson interview

"I’ve only ever tried to offend Nazis. The trouble is, they don’t come to my shows."…

Five questions for Hal Branson

Five questions for Hal Branson

"I’d like to come away from Edinburgh having seen loads of inspiring comedy, have a good set I’m confident in, and never have to hear a bagpipe again."…

Five questions for George Zach

Five questions for George Zach

"I struggle with British manners and I have as many good friends as I have people who absolutely can't stand me."…

Opinion View all

Laura Lexx will make it to Edinburgh

Laura Lexx will make it to Edinburgh

"The show almost certainly will go ahead just so long as I get past the one obstacle between me and Edinburgh 2015."…

It’s that time of year again…

It’s that time of year again…

Tiernan Douieb picks out 18 Edinburgh Fringe shows you probably shouldn't miss. …

Back on the market

Back on the market

"I like to think we are all in this together and if you could all bring at least one gay that would be great. I’m looking for love here people and I’ve just deleted Grindr."…

Previews View all

Preview: Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Preview: Edinburgh Fringe 2015

2015 will see 50,459 performances of 3,314 shows from 49 countries in 313 venues across Edinburgh. The number of shows reflects a 3.8% increase on last year's programme, with 14 new venues becoming involved in the Fringe from across the city.…

Rob Gilroy Column View all

Taking it personally

Taking it personally

"Taking any personality test, even one that tries to work out which Muppet you most resemble, isn’t good for your self-esteem. You find yourself thinking ‘I’m probably Bunsen but I hope I’m Gonzo’ and then you discover that, actually, you’re Floyd Pepper."…

24 Minutes Of Funny Team View all

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #14

Podcast: 24 Minutes Of Funny Team #14

"People are saying that we swear too much and are rude boys and girls."…

Sod The Tories View all

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #17

Podcast: John Scott’s Sod The Tories #17

Episode 16 of the comedy podcast-cum-panel show Sod The Tories, hosted by comedian John Scott and recorded at The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle in front of a live audience.…

All Killa No Filla View all

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #14

Podcast: All Killa No Filla #14

Episode 14 looks at Nikolai Dzhumagaliev, Metal Fang. He's got a badass nickname and a habit of eating women. Short one this as it turns out that the then Soviet Countries like to keep this kind of thing quiet...…