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Author: katherineback

Katherine is a globe-trotting writer of eclectic styles and forms, writing about everything from comedy to fairy tales. She co-runs the Melbourne-based zine Concrete Queers and she's currently hiding out in Serbia to write and explore.

‘I’m absolutely susceptible to peer pressure’ – Josh Ladgrove on taking Neal Portenza back to Edinburgh

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Comedian Josh Ladgrove took his character Neal Portenza out for one last spin at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2018. We stopped by talk…

Two Little Dickheads talk about the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, making joyful comedy and giving voices to your cats

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Sharnema Nougar and David Tieck are Two Little Dickheads – a Melbourne-based comedy duo with a strong streak of silliness in their sketch. Like many…

“I think people in Australia don’t find me as weird as they do here in Edinburgh”: an interview with Claire Sullivan

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Claire Sullivan is finally playing Edinburgh Fringe after sellout shows in Melbourne, Adelaide and Prague. We talked to her about dogs, travelling the world, and…

Ben Volchok discusses radio plays, the ghost of Peter Sellers and throwing bagels at the audience

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Award-winning performer and founder of the Mudcrabs comedy group Ben Volchok is back with his new solo production, Ben Volchok Presents. Katherine Back sat down…

“If anyone reads this and wants to host a full production of the play, get in contact with me!” – an interview with Christopher Bryant about ‘The Other Place’

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Winner of the State Library of Victoria’s inaugural Russell Beedles Performing Arts Fellowship, playwright and actor Christopher Bryant is debuting his fellowship-winning play The Other…