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2009 Interviews

Interviews with the top comedians.

Wed 07 October 2009

'The telly lot are never going to make any sketch shows' | Armstrong & Miller interview

'The telly lot are never going to make any sketch shows'

Armstrong & Miller interview

07/10/2009 … The world of comedy can seem obsessed with youth, driven by the perpetual quest for the next big thing in a sea of rising stars.

Tue 01 September 2009

What Katy did... | Q&A with Katy Brand as her series returns
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What Katy did...

Q&A with Katy Brand as her series returns

01/09/2009 … How did it feel to win best female newcomer at last year’s British Comedy Awards? It was very exciting but mainly it was a relief! I hadn’t really been drinking all evening so I just sat at the table watching the people around me become more and more drunk in slow motion.

Tue 18 August 2009

'Comedy feels serious now' | Vic and Bob on the return of Shooting Stars

'Comedy feels serious now'

Vic and Bob on the return of Shooting Stars

18/08/2009 … When he’s not making comedy, Vic Reeves runs an electrical contracting business installing Ethernet cabling in offices near his Kent home, with Bob Mortimer working as his unskilled mate.

Thu 18 June 2009

It's like 24 – with laughs | Steve Pemberton on Psychoville

It's like 24 – with laughs

Steve Pemberton on Psychoville

18/06/2009 … Reece and I got together two years ago to write this, after League Of Gentlemen had come to a stop.

Tue 26 May 2009

'I don’t go out of my way to be controversial' | Steve Bennett talks to Sandra Bernhard

'I don’t go out of my way to be controversial'

Steve Bennett talks to Sandra Bernhard

26/05/2009 … I think I’ve just woken Sandra Bernhard up – and with the fierce reputation she has, that’s a slumbering lioness you don’t want to prod.

Thu 23 April 2009

Fri 03 April 2009

Laughing in the face of terror? | Brian Logan meets the vent act who always bombs...

Laughing in the face of terror?

Brian Logan meets the vent act who always bombs...

03/04/2009 … Is comedy scared of fundamentalist Islam? According to some critics, stand-ups are ever-ready to lampoon Christianity, but sheepish when it comes to belief with a bomb on its back.

Sun 22 March 2009

The old uns are the best | Steve Bennett chats to Barry Cryer

The old uns are the best

Steve Bennett chats to Barry Cryer

22/03/2009 … At 67, and after a career that's involved just about every comedy legend you can think of, some comics might start thinking about taking things a little easy and cashing in on their hard-earned reputation.

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