The Spotlight on… Mike Belgrave

Name: Mike Belgrave Where do you live: Peckham Rye How long have you been gigging for?: Seven years. God has it really been that long? What do you do?: Have fun and hope it rubs off in the audience. The more fun I have the more fun they have the more fun they have the more fun I have.(…)

The Spotlight on… Joel Dommett

Name?: Joel Dommett Where do you live?: Elephant and Castle. Well, actually I’m equidistant between Borough, Elephant and London Bridge, but I say Elephant and Castle because it gives me the edge in middle-class conversations. What do you do?: I play solitaire with actual cards and listen to mini discs

The Spotlight on … Gerry Howell

Howell’s about that then?! [Awful. You’re sacked – ed] Name: Gerry Where do you live?: Kennington Palace, near Waterloo, which is named after the battle between France and England which took place in Belgium. I like the way they decided to hold the battle at a neutral venue. But it took place on a Sunday and Napoleon(…)

The Spotlight on… Rosie Wilby

Name: Rosie Wilby Where do you live?:Peckham How long have you been gigging for?:Three and a half years – after doing an Amused Moose course, tho I had tried a couple of gigs before that What do you do?: Talk about my social inadequacies, foibles and failures. Isn’t that what most comics do?

The Spotlight on… Fergus Craig

“Never trust a man with two first names”, some say. Poppycock! What about Fergus Craig, who’s not only really nice, he’s funny too – the 2008 Hackney Empire New Act of the Year winner, in fact.   Name: Fergus Craig Where do you live?:Stoke Newington How long have you been gigging for?: As a stand up, just(…)

The Spotlight on… Dan Atkinson

He’s one of the best MCs about (a Chortle Best MC Award nominee, in fact), he ‘played’ Richard Whitely at the Edinburgh Festival Comedy Countdown, and he’d like to poo on George Osborne’s lawn – that’s right, it’s Dan Atkinson! Name: Dan Atkinson Where do you live?: Where do all comedians live? Crouch End of course. Well,(…)