Over the years that we’ve been theatre makers, we’ve found that theatre, an art form where truth is much more mutable than the news media, is the perfect means for exploring the relationship between truth and the press.
Well, finally here it is: The podcasting couple, Show Pony and Big Fun (Catie Wilkins and Lou Sanders), caught up with each to chat about comedy (and themselves) – same thing.
My name is Lloyd Langford and I’m a stand-up comedian. I’ve been visiting Edinburgh for ten years so I’ve come up with a perfect day in the city.
We seem to be locked into a bit of a national mental breakdown, and it’s important when you have a crisis of confidence to stop and take stock of yourself before continuing.
Are you like me? Are you fed up watching celebrities, politicians and socially awkward computer nerds live the sweet life while you’re home alone, elbow deep in a bag of no-brand Doritos? Are you jealous of rich people with their designer clothes and private jets and unreasonably hot girlfriends?
If you are going to the Edinburgh Festival or Fringe next month, I have two recommendations for you. One is a 45-minute version of Richard III by some really talented young actors.
When I first thought about taking a group of ten Year 13 students to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival it sounded like such a simple and wonderful idea. When I first told the group of the plans the idea was pounced on with characteristic wide-eyed optimism. Since then, reality has bitten hard and I’ve turned into [...]
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