Back by popular demand for 2017, our Brighton Bites series offer short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into shows performing at England’s largest arts festival. Hopefully, they will whet your appetite to try something new at this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Here, Sameena Zehra tells us about her show, The Cult of Comedy presents… which will be performing at The Blue Man.
How would you describe your show in one sentence?
An hour of pure entertainment, showcasing performers from all over the world.
Why Brighton Fringe for this show?
This is my hometown. Where else would I take my cult :)
How have you been preparing for Brighton Fringe?
Late nights, intravenous coffee and loads of cheesecake (baked- that chilled thing is not cheescake, people)
What do you think sets your show apart from all the other festival offerings?
It’s unique in the broad spectrum of performance it puts in front of an audience; it’s diverse and inclusive of a myriad of artistic voices.
What’s the show that you don’t want to miss at this year’s Brighton Fringe (apart from your own)?
Irish Jimmy (Blue Man), Trygve Wakenshaw (Old Market)
What’s the best bit of advice you’ve ever been given for performing at a Fringe Festival?
Enjoy it. Enjoy it thoroughly.
If your show was a flavour of ice cream being sold on Brighton Pier, what would it be?
Salted caramel with coffee seeds and chocolate bits
The Cult Of Comedy Presents… runs at Brighton Fringe May 5, 6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 2017.
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