Who? Lou Sanders
What? Shame Pig
Where? Monkey Barell Comedy Club (venue 515)
Are you prepared for what this year’s Edinburgh Fringe has in store for you?
Well I have some waterproofs and a show and that’s as much as you can do in this scenario. I also have a water bottle with a crystal in, so yes, yes I think that’s everything.
What is the premise of your Edinburgh show this year?
Shame – your shame, my shame, societies’ shame. So it’s personal stories and a big old look at shame.
What was the biggest obstacle you face(d) while putting this show together?
Structure, how to say what I wanted to say without offending anyone in my family too much, and how to make rape funny.
Who would most enjoy your show?
Legends only. Nah, I think anyone will enjoy it who isn’t very uptight or repressed. They can go and see some afternoon theatre or a local jousting.
Do you have any other Edinburgh show recommendations?
Lazy Susan, Sara Barron, Luke McQueen, Julian Deane, Brett Goldstein, Lloyd Langford, Sean McLoughlin, Gráinne Maguire and Jack Barry. I know there’s so many more I always remember people I love after, and kick myself.
What is your favourite thing about Edinburgh as a city?
Lovely nature, everything’s centralised (location wise not politically), there’s loads of history and the beach isn’t far. Least favourite thing is the rent prices in August for an absolute rat’s dump. But as I said – wonderful history.
What are your plans for after the festival?
A holiday, a sweet, sweet holiday. Actually I have a festival gig the day after Edinburgh, but after that a sweet, sweet holiday.