Interview with Aisling Bea (Humour Me Comedy Podcast) by UCL Sound published on 2013/07/09 08:35:55 +0000 Aisling Bea is one of the country’s fastest rising comic talents. As a stand up she recently won the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? in Edinburgh 2012 (the second woman ever to win and the first in 20 years). As an actress and comedian she has starred in the likes of Dead Boss (BBC3), Cardinal Burns (E4), upcoming Don’t Sit In The Front Row (Sky Atlantic) and Monumental (BBC Northern Ireland). Her radio 4 show co written by and co starring Yasmin Akram called Irish Micks and Legends was nominated for a Chortle Award. Aisling Bea: C'est La Bea Highly anticipated debut stand-up show from Irish comedian and winner of So You Think You're Funny? 2012. Featuring joke filled tales of life, death, hip-hop, raving and riding. The Independent's "One To Watch", an Amused Moose semi-finalist, as seen on Jack Dee's Don't Sit In The Front Row (Sky), Dead Boss (BBC3), Cardinal Burns (E4) and Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3). ‘Already making waves on TV as an actor ... Bea's certainly got an eye for a good gag that could lead to a very promising stand-up career’ (Guardian). 'Er... Please come.' (Aisling herself). 31st July - 26th August 6:30pm (1 hour) Gilded Balloon Teviot Tickets: https://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/comedy/aisling-bea-c-est-la-bea www.aislingbea.com @weemissbea - Sara Shulman is the Founder and Editor of Comedy Blogedy, TEDxUCL speaker on 'The Power of Funny', former Head of Comedy at UCLU Rare FM and produces the Humour Me Comedy Podcast. Sara is also a Classics Undergraduate at UCL and occasionally gigs on the comedy circuit. www.comedyblogedy.com www.twitter.com/comedyblog http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxUCL-SARA-SHULMAN-The-power;search%3Asara%20shulman UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://ucl.ac.uk.