“I let people know the joke is always on me.” | Dave Bibby on finding the essence of existence in Life: The Gameshow at Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Life: The Gameshow. It is the first outing of my new show. First and foremost it is a comedy show with a mix of stand up, songs, characters all framed within a gameshow based on the moments of life from being conceived, born, educated,Continue reading ““I let people know the joke is always on me.” | Dave Bibby on finding the essence of existence in Life: The Gameshow at Vault Festival”

“Sometimes I wish I could do clean comedy but then I think nahhhh fuck it.” | Kate Barron talks cheese toasties and wet pants ahead of Made You Lick at Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Made You Lick.  Made You Lick is my debut hour that I’ll be taking it to Edinburgh Fringe this year, and I’m really excited to be taking it as a work in progress to the Vault Festival on March 4th.  This show is trulyContinue reading ““Sometimes I wish I could do clean comedy but then I think nahhhh fuck it.” | Kate Barron talks cheese toasties and wet pants ahead of Made You Lick at Vault Festival”

“Voices are being heard like they never have before.” | Holly Mallett on retelling stories the Notflix way at Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival. The show is called Notflix: The Improvised Musical. It’s an all female, fully improvised musical based on the last film an audience member has seen. The audience get to vote on which of two suggestions they want to see and then we turn itContinue reading ““Voices are being heard like they never have before.” | Holly Mallett on retelling stories the Notflix way at Vault Festival”

“When faced with my own mortality, how does an idiot cope?” | Mandy Tootill talks beating breast cancer with a sense of humour for Twin Peaks at Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Twin Peaks. Twin Peaks is essentially a glimpse into my life just as I am about to turn thirty and discover I have breast cancer. It’s no secret that I’m an idiot, but when faced with my own mortality, how does an idiot cope?Continue reading ““When faced with my own mortality, how does an idiot cope?” | Mandy Tootill talks beating breast cancer with a sense of humour for Twin Peaks at Vault Festival”

“Billionaires are not going to save us.” | Maddie Campion on taking down capitalism through Katie Holmes and Mad Money

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival. In 2008 Katie Holmes did not reprise her role as Rachel Dawes in the acclaimed sequel to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, choosing instead to star in the critically derided and commercial flop Mad Money. In this show I argue she made the rightContinue reading ““Billionaires are not going to save us.” | Maddie Campion on taking down capitalism through Katie Holmes and Mad Money”

“You learn a lot about yourself very quickly.” | Jamie Oliphant on the schools and silly putty that inspired his show Oliphant in the Room

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Oliphant in the Room. The show is all about my first 2 years teaching in schools across London; the experiences I’ve had – from breaking up fights in Harrow (trying and failing) to having silly putty thrown at me by a raging 5 yearContinue reading ““You learn a lot about yourself very quickly.” | Jamie Oliphant on the schools and silly putty that inspired his show Oliphant in the Room”

“It’s nice to let it happen organically.” | Josh Glanc takes us through the creative process for his work-in-progress show at Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival. It’s a work in progress show, but by Vaults, I would’ve already performed it for a week in Australia so it probably won’t be too shit. I’m currently making it, and I’m having an incredibly fun time doing so. I have a strong ideaContinue reading ““It’s nice to let it happen organically.” | Josh Glanc takes us through the creative process for his work-in-progress show at Vault Festival”

“If you start taking things too seriously you’re done for.” | Joe Hobbs talks navigating masculinity for his show, Big Boy

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Joe Hobbs: Big Boy. It’s about being a big boy. But not necessarily wanting to be a big boy. Or a small boy. Or a boy at all. Or even a man. Not that I want to be a woman either. It’s just thatContinue reading ““If you start taking things too seriously you’re done for.” | Joe Hobbs talks navigating masculinity for his show, Big Boy”

“I just have to be careful with over-sharing about my partner.” | Sam Lake talks equal marriage, event planning and Eurovision for his show Cake

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival, Cake. Cake is the story of how I met my partner, David, and what it’s like to plan a wedding, a big GAY wedding, in 2020. It’s quite a lighthearted show, but it’s also very personal. It’s about my family, the stress of eventContinue reading ““I just have to be careful with over-sharing about my partner.” | Sam Lake talks equal marriage, event planning and Eurovision for his show Cake”

“Often silly, sometimes clever, always funny.” | Just These Please talk bringing 5 star, sell out sketch comedy to Vault Festival

Tell us about the show you’re bringing to the Vault Festival. Suitable is the show we took to Edinburgh in 2019. It is 25 sketches in 55 minutes and Edinburgh loved it – we sold out, received 5 star reviews and got our way on to the BBC. We also broke a guitar and bookedContinue reading ““Often silly, sometimes clever, always funny.” | Just These Please talk bringing 5 star, sell out sketch comedy to Vault Festival”