Every year since 2014 we have been travelling up to the Scottish capital every August to review the largest arts festival in the world.
This is where all the content we've created over the years gets filed. This Voicebox contains reviews, interviews, opinion pieces and blogs. Enjoy!
"One of my first inspirations was the production ‘Stomp’...I was totally blown away and told myself one day I want to have a similar show with so much positive high energy on stage."
"After so many years of coming here as a fan, flyerer, open-mic, accompanying musician and now stand-up comedian, I just feel really proud to be a part of the festival and its legacy."
"Even though each time I’m having a meltdown, it pushes me to create a new show each year, standing side by side with other performers from all over the world."
"I never want an audience to leave thinking that I didn’t at least try my best to entertain them."
"I think social media can get quite aggressive, some people feel indestructible behind their device and some pretty horrible stuff gets spouted."
"Have no expectations other than learning how to be a better performer, and make sure you don’t compare yourself to anyone else. This is your journey."
"I write my own material so I find myself struggling between what I want to include in the show, what I think will help tell the story best, and what I think I should include because its topical or trending."
"I get the sense that when Brexit or Trump is brought up in a club setting people are quite exhausted by it."
"Work hard at your show and make sure it is tight. Then do a proper budget and business plan early to manage your expenditure."
"Since 2016 there seem to be more audience members sitting on the right as opposed to the left but don’t read too much into that."
"At 17 I met David O’ Doherty and seeing his comedy made me feel like comedy could be exciting and warm and friendly. Sadly, he lost the BBC new comedy awards to me and he has never let it go."
"More niche audiences are coming out to see things, which means a group like ours which has a pretty minimal amount of straight white men has been able to find success."
"We have a really annoying conservative minister in New Zealand who often is saying really frustrating things publicly, and that will always inspire me to create something quite gay in response."
"I'm an entertainer, not a social commentator. I like those who do that style if it's done well. I just want to make people laugh and tell a great yarn."
"I finished high school, didn’t go to university and moved to the UK on a one-way ticket when I was 18, where I immediately began bar work (because I love breaking those Aussie-abroad stereotypes)."
I just talk about what I want to talk about and I feel no pressure to say anything.
"I am not the Clive Anderson who tweets very day about Brexit, or the Clive Anderson who writes about the Bible or the Clive Anderson who runs an auction hose in America."
"The honest answer is I don’t know. I’ve realised that’s one of the smartest answers you can give sometimes apart from on exam questions."
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