You know you’ve had a heavy night when you wake up fully clothed in a pile of washing on your bedroom floor.
I am feeling a little worse for wear today after a few too many pints both during and after my show yesterday. I was bought three by punters during the show itself, which was probably a bad idea but I can’t turn these things down.
The show was decent yesterday, but there were too many people trying to cram themselves in and this made some of them a bit restless. Well, that and their alcohol intake. Not all of the material worked and a few things fell a bit flatter than usual.
Despite it not going as well as previous shows, I still made £82 in the bucket plus three pints at £4 each, which I don’t really count in the haul.
I have yet to do a gig properly hungover so far in Edinburgh, as I don’t function very well in this state. I’m hoping my old friends of adrenaline and Lucozade will get me through it. Then again, I had one of my best shows ever last year after feeling groggy due to one of my flatmates leaving the gas on in my flat for about seven hours. However you feel before the show, you never really know how it’s going to pan out.
Seven shows in, seven full houses, I’ve made about £500 so far and had more than 100 people physically unable to get in. I think it’s fairly safe to say that my first week at the Fringe has been pretty successful, I just need to spend less of my takings on beer.