Ava* was told she was at 15 weeks that she was carrying a feotus with a fatal abnormality - and that her best option in Ireland was to continue with the pregnancy until 24 weeks, and then deliver a stillborn baby.
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We caught up with Sarah Kendall in Brooks Bar at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She was performing her latest show, 'Touchdown'. We find out why you shouldn't shake up your set even after 35 shows, she reveals how she practices the rudest thing you can do on twitter! And why she doesn't mess...
We caught up with Felicity Ward in Abbatoir Bar at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where she was performing her latest stand-up show 'The Iceberg'. She talks us through one of the worst gigs she ever played, how terrifying her first 12 minutes of stand-up comedy were, and getting her comeuppance on...
We had a chat with Tiffany Stevenson in the Loft Bar at the Gilded Balloon in Edinburgh, fresh from performing her show 'Optimist'. Tiff reveals the first time she recognised sexism at age 14, she talks about the importance of 'punching up' when you're telling jokes, and finally - the secret...
The vastly experienced and talented Jeremy Hardy talks to us backstage at the Balham Comedy Festival in London about Twitter, politics, why he should never be allowed to be in a position of power and the incredible lies that his grandmother told him.
Listen to renowned comedian, satirist and ski jumper, Marcus Brigstocke tell us how he’d love to do more reality TV despite the injuries, perils of performing while on crutches and the ups and (sometimes very fast) downs of life as a comedian. It’s a slippery slope (No!. ed)
We invited ourselves round to Lucy Porter’s palatial temporary home in Edinburgh where she's been performing her latest show 'Me Time' to talk about her new play, her love of shocking comedy and what it's like to perform to a room full of babies.
Listen to poet, actor, cartoonist and of course comedian, Phill Jupitus, chat to us about overcoming rejection early on in his career, his altar ego Porky the Poet and the power of comedy to change absolutely nothing at all whatsoever.
Backstage at the Balham Comedy Festival in London Mark Steel tells us about the easiest standing ovation he ever got, soulless football stadiums and how FIFA don’t give a flying Pukka for the game. He also chats to us about his bid to uncover idiosyncrasies of every place he tours.
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