I’ve been enjoying my time revisiting Females Of The Fringe interviews. I spent a month at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, photographing and asking comedians about their shows and gender in comedy.
As the £5 note was about to change in the UK, causing nationwide controversy, with the only commemorated woman being replaced by a man (Elizabeth Fry was being usurped by Winston Churchill), I was throwing in a final question to all of my interviewees: ‘Would you like to be on a banknote?’. When I posed this to Dana Alexander, I think I got the most amusing and perplexed response, it was left field enough as it was, but coupled with Dana being Canadian, it made the question all the more bewildering.
Dana Alexander is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe with her fifth solo hour Dana Alexander: The Milk Is Not Free, But Sometimes It Is On Sale this year. She also hosts Comedians Of The World Podcast.
Her 2013 show was Is This Really Happening?
You can read the interview from Females Of The Fringe with Dana here.
And the book is available to buy in my online shop.