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Fringe Q&As: Red B**tard

Red B**tard speaks to HeraldScotland about an upside down purple cow, avoiding being peed on and not understanding the Scottish.

Tell us about your Fringe show

A dangerous, seductive comedy-monster immerses you in an absurdly interactive masterclass on "the theatre of life". Red B**tard lures his students into a playground of raw conversation, traps, rewards and catch 22's. It received ten 5-star reviews last year and was the first to receive a "rainbow review".

Best thing about the Fringe?

It's the Burning Man of the U.K. It's the highest concentration of creativity you'll find in the world. You are enveloped in madness.

Worst thing about the Fringe?

It's so #%$&#@ expensive!

How many years have you been coming to the Fringe?

This is my first official comeback.

Favourite Fringe venue?

How can you not fall in love with an upside down purple cow?

Best Fringe memory?

The 50 year old man who said "I love you" for the first and only time to his father at my show.

Best heckle?

I'm going to pee on you.

Craziest on stage experience?

Trying not to get peed on.

What's on your rider?

90% of all Fringe performers must lose money at the Festival. I won't step on stage until this is guaranteed.

How do you wind down after a show?

Lots and lots and lots of sex.

What do you love about Scotland?

That I can't understand what ANYONE is saying.

What do you like about Edinburgh?

It's haunting beauty.

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

I confronted 2 drunk belligerent men who were interrupting a poet's show.

What kind of jokes do a Scottish crowd seem to respond to?

Funny jokes, bawdy jokes.

Favourite joke?

How many Freudian psychologists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Two. One to screw the bulb and one to hold my penis, I mean my mother, I mean the ladder. I said ladder.

Red B**tard will be at the Pleasance Courtyard until 24th August. For more information go to www.edfringe.com.

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