Experimental Music Love

August 20, 2008

School of Comedy

I spoke to Will Poulter. He was the most polite 15-year-old I have ever encountered. Here are his words. Also available in Three Weeks week 3 paper or on-line at http://edinburgh.threeweeks.co.uk/feature/5305.

Will, being unusually polite for a teenager.

Will, being unusually polite for a teenager.

EML is sent to the back of the class with young star, Will Poulter.

There’s something very heart-warming about interviewing one of the stars of 2008’s Fringe only to be taken aback when he calls his producer ‘Ms.’ But Will Poulter is different from most of his competition at this year’s fringe, being as he is, only 15 years old, and performing with five other teenagers in School of Comedy – a sketch show for adults, performed by teenagers and devised by his drama teacher, Ms… sorry, Laura Lawson. (more…)

Unscrambling Lee

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When I talked with Stewart Lee for a bit in a car on the way to Culross.  He was great.  This is the director’s cut version from Three Weeks which can be picked up at any big Fringe venue, or read on-line at http://edinburgh.threeweeks.co.uk/feature/5309.

Stewart Lee looking at something you can only imagine.

Stewart Lee looking at something you can only imagine.

“It’s been 23 years since I first came here, but I still love doing it. I don’t think I could ever miss it now.” Stewart Lee is one the festival’s real veterans. And with both a stand-up show and a play to put on, he’s back, and sure to be as critically acclaimed and big-selling as ever. (more…)

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