Comedian Matt Ralph and 'Late Night Gimp Fight' looks to a bright future following Edinburgh success
Comic Matt Ralph and his four friends became a hit act at the festival this summer with their faced-paced sketch show, the Late Night Gimp Fight. The group was shortlisted for the prestigious Best Newcomer award in The Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards - which has helped launch the careers of top comics such as Harry Hill and The Mighty Boosh. [Read More]
An Edinburgh comedy judge's diary - has porn changed comedy tastes?
"I went to see Late Night Gimp Fight. I have never felt older in my life. A five-piece group in their early 20s (some still with acne on their faces) perform an hour of sketches that incorporate verbal and physical gags as well as song and even acrobatics. It has high production standards too (as my colleague Brian Logan observes, it has the benefit of a top-rank director). That, I could understand perfectly. It was just the jokes about sexual assault I couldn't get." [Read More]