Kristen Schaal works on spoof chat show

BBC3 project with Kurt Braunohler

Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler are working on a possible new spoof chat show for BBC Three.

The former Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees are returning to the Fringe later this month for two work-in-progress run-throughs of the programme, Speak Easy with Kristen and Kurt.

The shows will involve the cult US favourites in conversation with the alter egos of Fringe character comedians, with The Horne Section as house band.

The TV shows are being developed by the Scottish branch of Avalon Television.

Schaal is known for her regular appearances on The Daily Show, 30 Rock and; while Braunohler’s game show parody Bunk, has just begun on US TV station IFC.

Their try-out shows will be at The Jam House on August 21 and 22. For free tickets, visit

Published: 9 Aug 2012

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