“It can cause pain, be terrifying but it’s wonderfully delicious at the same time” | Rebekka Turner on channelling her quirks into Bex’s Chainsaw Moussaka

Tell us about your show, Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka.   I’ve always been interested in doing a show that was more creative and which didn’t rely on a big ‘moral message’ or ‘ being relatable’ to sell its appeal. The stand-up in the show is separated by three characters who explore how I’ve dealt with social situations … Continue reading “It can cause pain, be terrifying but it’s wonderfully delicious at the same time” | Rebekka Turner on channelling her quirks into Bex’s Chainsaw Moussaka

“If EVERYONE says putting musicals in your show is a bad idea… make your own mind up.” | Tony Basnett talks Trapdoor, 2000 Trees and roadtrip tunes

How did you get into comedy? I loved comedy when I was growing up, I got in trouble staying up watching stand up repeatedly. A friend of mine told me I should try it and I was dreadful, I’ll be honest, I think he only did it to prove I wasn’t as funny as I … Continue reading “If EVERYONE says putting musicals in your show is a bad idea… make your own mind up.” | Tony Basnett talks Trapdoor, 2000 Trees and roadtrip tunes

“My first memory is of comedy.” | Umby Winters on sharks, kittens and ten years (sort of) of comedy

How did you get into comedy? My first memory is of comedy. When I was only a couple years old, my Dad would lie on the floor of our flat in North Shields and watch whatever was on that time of night. One night it was ‘The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer’ and I don’t … Continue reading “My first memory is of comedy.” | Umby Winters on sharks, kittens and ten years (sort of) of comedy