Tag Archives: Edinburgh Fringe

Tales from the Rocking Chair songsmith – in conversation with Dean Friedman

While four decades have passed since Dean Friedman’s biggest UK hits, admittance of a liking for him in trendy circles often remains reserved to cautious whispers here and there. But Dean’s hip stock rose with the inclusion in 1987 of … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the Little Theatre

I don’t tend to plug successful local community ventures and thriving venues so much on this blog. But organisations like the Chorley Little Theatre – not far from my doorstep – deserve credit for surviving in these days of austerity … Continue reading

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Learning from the Laughter Master – the Stephen K Amos interview

It’s fair to say Stephen Kehinde Amos has seen the world over the past decade or so, this highly-entertaining and likeable comedian charming audiences from Edinburgh to Sydney and several points in between. And while we’ve all had plenty to … Continue reading

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Destiny Calling for Justin Moorhouse

Sometimes it seems that the comedy world decamps en masse to Edinburgh in summertime, and Justin Moorhouse is no exception. And while the East Manchester born and bred salesman turned stand-up comic and actor might not be partaking in any … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking the Mad Cat Lady – the Susan Calman interview

Barely half-way into a mammoth 100-date tour – from a month of Edinburgh Fringe summer dates right through until May – you’d think Susan Calman would be getting a little jaded by now. But this lawyer-turned-comic remains her characteristic bubbly … Continue reading

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