‘Comedians are either writers who learn to perform, or performers who learn to write.’ 5 Questions with Pete Dobbing

Pete Dobbing the Kettle interview

Pete Dobbing is a mainstay of the Bristol comedy scene. He’s known for being a co-conspirator in some of the most exciting projects in comedy including Machynlleth Comedy Festival, Bristol Underground Comedy, The Top Secret Comedy Club and the Comedian’s Comedian’ Podcast. His Edinburgh shows are full of his boundless enthusiasm for articulating the inarticulable, and stories from his former life as one of Covent Garden’s most intuitive street performers.

We spoke to Pete about what got him into stand up comedy, his part in the local comedy scene and what he’s up to this year.

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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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