As the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 hurtles along, in this last of our Fringe specials Col Howarth chats with Aidan Goatley about his not one but two highly anticipated hour shows this year - The Joys of Retail and Mr Blue Sky. For the .pdf click here and for the online version click here.
Nominated for last year's Edinburgh Fringe Comedians' Choice Award for his debut show, Jordan Brookes is taking his new hour The Making Of to the fest throughout August 2016. Read this article for an insight into one of stand-up's unique voices. Click here for the .pdf and here for the online version.
In yet another Edinburgh 2016 exclusive, Robin Morgan chats to Col about his preparations for his full fest debut Robin Morgan Freeman and the effects that moving from his home town Cardiff, to that there London, has had on his stand-up career. For a .pdf click here. For the online version click here.
Archie Maddocks chats with Col Howarth about his speedy rise through the comedy ranks from his days as an actor just giving it a go, to his 2016 Edinburgh Festival debut hour Shirts vs Skins in which he looks at his perceptions of the world as seen through the eyes of someone who is mixed race. For the .pdf click here. For the online version click here!
In the first of our Edinburgh Festival specials KAREN SHERRARD pops in for a comedy catch-up ahead of her big 2016 festival debut and her WUSA grand final showdown at Cardiff's Glee Club! Karen gives us an insight into her comedy character creations as her brilliant show A Fête Worse Than Death prepares its arrival at the biggest showcase on earth! Click here for the .pdf or here ...
DREW TAYLOR is THE GRAFTER - Stand Up For Comedy had a chat with one of the hardest working newer acts on the circuit. Approaching 100 gigs as he heads into year two, with an insurance-bothering mileage clocked already and with an ever-expanding portfolio of shows as a promoter, Col picked the brains of the Welsh terrier to find out what it is like to start out on today's circuit and how to prog...
Col Howarth has a comedy chat with one of the most recognisable and successful chaps in the business: double British Comedy Award winner, Royal Television Society winner and BAFTA nominee DAVE SPIKEY about the cross-roads that brought him here, meeting that Peter Kay and the forthcoming leg of his current tour Punchlines. For the pdf click here for the online version click here.
Col Howarth of Stand Up For Comedy chats to legend and bona fide national treasure Jimmy Cricket about an amazing career, spanning 50 years in the business! Click here for the online version and click here for the pdf.
The brilliant Mike Gunn chats to Col Howarth of Stand Up For Comedy about his difficult journey from dark days to good ones, and talks about how stand-up comedy gave him both confidence and direction. Click here for the online version and click here for the .pdf.
The one and only John Hegley chats with Col Howarth of Stand Up For Comedy about poetry, music, glasses and potatoes, as well as the alternative comedy movement that sprang out of the 1980s. For the .pdf click here. For the online version click here.