Incoming: Russell Kane rather likes Laura Lexx
Andrew Mickel5 August 2013
The first of the Lunchtime Special crowd let us know what to expect...
The lunchtime comedy showcase schedule is increasingly packed, but our eye was caught by the line-up at The Tron for Lunchtime Special. We've heard from a few of the people involved - and you can see them live at 12.30pm throughout the Fringe (apart from the 13th, OBVS).
THE LUNCHTIME SPECIAL: Fern Brady | Laura Lexx | Brennan Reece | Kate Lucas | Steve Bugeja | Pierre Novellie
What brought you into comedy?
Improv initially, through a group of friends at Uni. When we all went our separate ways I'd already got the live comedy performing bug so went solo rather than have to stop. it's why doing AAA Late and The Lunchtime Special is so good because I can play around a lot and work with my improv background instead of sticking to a script.
Describe your act in five words.
My act is really excellent.
What's been the best reaction you've had to your comedy?
Probably being asked to do warm up for a couple of Russell Kane's tour shows after he saw me gig. That was a massive compliment to have someone say, I want to show you to other people.
Who's your biggest fan?
I can't discuss that until after the court hearing.
What's the toughest lesson you've learnt in comedy?
What's the best advice you've ever been given?
Just buy a calculator.
Show us something fascinating on the internet about you. (That isn't your website/Twitter/'similar'.)
What is your guilty comedy pleasure?
Terrible, terrible acts doing badly with no idea. It's marvellous.
Which other acts have you seen while gigging you recommend?
Trevor Locke, The Noise Next Door, Kate Lucas, Duncan Oakley, Pat Cahill.
What's the day job?
I'm a Prince George lookalike.
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