Emergency Question: Have you ever had anything removed from your body? | Edinburgh Fringe comedians answer © Marius Watz/CC BY-SA 2.0

Emergency Question: Have you ever had anything removed from your body?

Edinburgh Fringe comedians answer

Every day until the end of the Fringe, we're asking one of Richard Herring's Emergency Questions from the RHLSTP podcast to comedians. Here's today's batch of insights... RHLSTP is also at the Assembly Rooms at 13:00 from August 3 to 14. Tickets.

Yup, my spleen. I was playing cricket for the YMCA against some local prayer group and ended up on the floor shouting ‘shit’, and ‘fuck’ at the top of my lungs.     Donna Landy, whose show Oy Gay! is on at Bar50 at 10:15pm

Yes. Various meals after a heavy night of drinking. Schalk Bezuidenhout, whose show I'll Make Laugh To You (Like You Want Me To) is on at Gilded Balloon at 7:40pm

A lung infection that caused heart failure hahaha Emmanuel Sonubi whose show Emancipated is on at Underbelly Bristo Square at 6:10pm

A crazed groupie one night in Vienna. Fortunately the hotel room phone was close to the bed and the staff had adequate strength for the removal. Marcel Lucont whose show Marcel Lucont Etc. - A Chat Show is on at Just The Tonic at 6:30pm

Yes, a mole on my foot that I told all my classmates was an extra toe.  Also two children, who saw themselves out, thank you very much. Abby Wambaugh whose show Abby Wambaugh and Bronwyn Sweeney is on at The Stand at 8.35pm

When I was 16 a spider crawled into my skull and died. It gave me Bells Palsy causing my face to droop on one side. I had to get it sucked out of my brain, and as soon as it was out, my face just lifted back up! Brennan Reece whose show Crowded is on at Pleasance Courtyard at 8:20pm

No… but I remember being weirdly jealous when a kid in my Year 1 class had to go to hospital to get a 50p coin removed after eating it. He brought in the C-ray and I thought it was SO COOL. But I couldn’t bring myself to swallow a 50p of my own. Probably just as well.  Ailis Duff whose show Notflix: Binge is on at Gilded Balloon at 5:00pm

My soul. But I needed the money. Garrett Millerick whose show Just Trying to Help  is on at Monkey Barrel at 11:25pm

My adenoids (aged 9) WHICH GREW BACK AND HAD TO BE REMOVED AGAIN.Lucy Frederick whose show Lucy Frederick's Big Fat Wedding is on at Gilded Balloon Patterhoose at 3:40pm

Knee ligaments. Snapped in half and hoovered outta there, baby. Oh and two hamstring tendons to replace the ligaments. I wanted to keep the ligaments in a jar but the doctor had already thrown them away. Too powerful, I guess.  Alex MacKeith whose show Thanks for Listening  is on at Underbelly at 2:45pm

Poop once or twice a day  Emo Majok whose show African Aussie is on at Underbelly at 8:30pm

I had my hip replaced. And a rubber from up my nose. one was when I was 44 the other when I was 8      Justin Moorhouse whose show Stretch & Think is on at Gilded Balloon at 7:30pm

Hell yes. It's what inspired my whole Edinburgh show!   Jon Courtenay whose show Against The Odds is on at Gilded Balloon at 6:30pm

Dignity and will to live. No further comments. Thank you  Will Duggan whose show Iceberg is on at Pleasance Courtyard at 3:25pm

Blood :) I like to donate sometimes. Mary Beth Barone whose show Silly Little Girl is on at Pleasance Courtyard at 8:30pm

After a bad shawarma my dinner removed itself from my body but it wasn't done professionally, just an indie job. Dalia Malek whose show Another Castle is on at Just the Tonic at 3:15pm

A speculum. Norris & Parker whose show Sirens is on at Monkey Barrel at 9:15pm

A small chunk of my brain, but you' d hardly even noti7849jca; cda fhd;aldj fa Kylie Brakeman whose show Linda Hollywood's Big Hollywood Night is on at Gilded Balloon at 7:00pm

Published: 1 Aug 2022

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