Incoming: Steve Bugeja is annoying his mum
Andrew Mickel5 August 2013
We hear from the last of the Lunchtime Special crowd...
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).
What brought you into comedy?
A constant need for attention and the false belief that it might impress girls.
Describe your act in five words.
Self-deprecating, energetic and very naive.
What's been the best reaction you've had to your comedy?
After seeing me recently my mum no longer asks "so when do you think you'll get a real job?". Good reaction.
Who's your biggest fan?
My brother. But his taste in comedians appalls me.
What's the toughest lesson you've learnt in comedy?
Don't go on stage if you've got food poisoning. (especially in Hull and when wearing beige Chinos)
What's the best advice you've ever been given?
Fail to prepare, prepare to fail. Thank you Mr Etheridge, year 9 RS (I went on to fail RS due to lack of preparation)
Show us something fascinating on the internet about you. (That isn't your website/Twitter/'similar'.)
If you search "rocky steps" on YouTube, a video of me running up it with some friends has thousands of hits.
What is your guilty comedy pleasure?
I never feel guilty for laughing. Unless a taxi driver has just told me one of his favourite jokes.
Which other acts have you seen while gigging you recommend?
Loads. Iain Stirling, Rhys James etc.
What's the day job?
I don't have one, much to my mum's annoyance.
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