A Day in the Life of Louise Leigh

Louise Leigh Comedy Kettle Bristol

A regular on the Bristol stand-up scene since 2015, Louise Leigh is coming to a stage near you, as soon as she’s de-loused her kids (again).

If you’ve not seen her already, she’s known for well-observed material about the dark side of parenting and navigating the choppy seas of middle age.

We spoke to Louise about what her daily routine is really like, and here it is:

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5 Questions for: Mark Olver

Mark Olver

Mark Olver is Bristol’s own comedy legend. He’s set up some of the most important local comedy nights, and is known to everyone on the circuit as one of the best MC’s in the country. We talked about his journey into comedy through open mic nights, and his new project bringing together the Julian Trust, some of our best comedians and some fantastic local restaurants.

  • What got you into stand-up comedy?

I was a fan, more than anything else! I’m 42 now, but back when I was 16, I just loved stand-up. In those days comedy was on cassette or taping stuff off the telly. Continue reading “5 Questions for: Mark Olver”