Who? Suzi Ruffell
Where? Pleasance Courtyard (venue 33)
Are you prepared for what this year’s Edinburgh Fringe has in store for you?
This is my 5th solo hour so I hope so!
What is the premise of your Edinburgh show this year?
This year’s show is all about anxiety, the different worries that keep me up at night from world politics to something I did to embarrass myself in 2011.
What was the biggest obstacle you face(d) while putting this show together?
This year I have really had to learn to write on the road, I toured last years show ‘Keeping It Classy’ until May and in June I toured Australia for 5 weeks as part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow. In previous years I would have a neat little set up at home with tea and biscuits and my little cat to bounce ideas off but this year I have been in hotels and libraries all over the UK and Australia. I have really enjoyed it.
Who would most enjoy your show?
Humans, although I am quite physical so I think dogs could enjoy me too.
Do you have any other Edinburgh show recommendations?
Heaps – Jen brister, Zoe Lyons, Felicity Ward, Rosie Jones, Heidi Regan, Jake Lambert, Ed Gamble, to be honest the list could go on and on.
What is your favourite thing about Edinburgh as a city?
That place that does pies until really late.
What are your plans for after the festival?
Going to Spain with my mum for a week so we can drink, sunbathe and she can pass judgement on anyone nearby ‘I wouldn’t have a baby out that late’, ‘Oh he is very pink, that’ll hurt tomorrow’ etc.