Category Archives: Comedy

Review: Cara Josephine, Josie Long

JosieLongI’m a big fan of standup comedy and when we started the Edinburgh Feminist Review a few months ago I had a very clear idea of what I wanted to review: Wicked Wenches, the monthly all-female comedy night at the Stand. So you can imagine my disappointment when I checked their website and found out that it was no longer a thing. Continue reading Review: Cara Josephine, Josie Long

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An Interview with Lucy Porter and Marilyn Imrie: The Fair Intellectual Club

FICThe Fair Intellectual Club is a new play by Lucy Porter which first performed to critical acclaim with a sell out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014. Currently touring around the UK, the play will be performed in Edinburgh on 23rd Feb, 3rd and 4th March. Director, Marilyn Imrie and writer, Lucy Porter, very kindly took the time to answer a few of my questions about The Fair Intellectual Club, women and Edinburgh in the 18th century.  Continue reading An Interview with Lucy Porter and Marilyn Imrie: The Fair Intellectual Club