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Fringe Q&As: Liam Hourican

Liam Hourican talks to HeraldScotland about his trousers falling down, the Scottish fry up and Gordon Brown.

Tell us about your Fringe show

It's a rom com about a man's search for the perfect fight - on the way he meets a host of characters,notably Gordon Ramsey and Mickey Rourke.

How does it feel to be playing the Fringe for the first time?

It feels awesome.

Best live act seen at Fringe?

I've only just arrived!

Best thing about the Fringe?

The comedy.

Worst thing about the Fringe?

The comedy.

If you were not a performer/comedian what would you be doing?

Flipping burgers on Oxford Street.

What do your family think of your show?

They hate every minute of it.

How do you combat pre-gig nerves?

I drink a bottle of whiskey.

Worst on stage experience?

My trousers fell down and I tripped into the front row.

How do you recover from a hefty heckle? Do you have a set of stock replies?

No, I just mill into the crowd, fists flailing.

What do you love about Scotland?

The Scottish fry.

What do you like about Edinburgh?

The stuffy Morningside accent.

What's the most Scottish thing you've done?

P*ssed over a wall at tourists below.

Who's your favourite Scottish comedian?

Gordon Brown.

Favourite joke?

I hate jokes.

Liam Hourican's show A Kitchen Nightmare will be at Just The Tonic at The Caves until 24th August. For more information visit www.justthetonic.com

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