Aristocrats

Paul Provenza, Director-Producer, Wants More Emotional Reactions to Comedy

John Fleming | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

At the recent Edinburgh Fringe, for the second year running, far-and-away the trendiest show among comics themselves was Set List - Comedy Without a Net, in which, when they go on stage, unprepared comedians are given five (usually bizarre) phrases which they have to weave into an act. They do not know the words in advance and the phrases are revealed only one by one during the comedians 'set'.