Take Five With… Bev Killick
Tell us a bit about your current show ::
I am currently back into Stand Up after touring extensively with Busting Out! I’m enjoying the freedom of expression.
:: Who is your favourite comedian? ::
Joan Rivers,she doesn’t censor herself and is my hero for that reason. I adore her!!!
:: Where do you find inspiration? ::
Life around me. You never know when a good bit or routine pops out of the blue. On a tram,on holiday,taking kids to school,talking with mates.
:: What is your favourite type of heckler? ::
The one that shuts up after you’ve made the perfect comeback.
:: What is the most memorable production or performance you have seen – something that really inspired you? ::
In the early days of my career I would sit and watch Live Stand Up around Melbourne and Sydney. I love a good live stand up show. Inspirational people to me back then were Vince Sorrenti, Judith Lucy, Rachel Berger, Pommy Johnson, Fred Lang, Darren Sanders.. to name a few.
:: Name a comic that you’d really love to support / tour with ::
Wayne Brady I have supported before,and would love to again. Joan Rivers would be a dream come true.
:: When you were younger you wanted to be ::
A Clown…….nothing else. I even told my Careers advisor that at highschool. I was called to the Principal’s office. They thought I was being a smart alec.
:: The best boredom buster is ::
Gardening. I love it. And I’ve been playing Words with Friends lately. It’s good when you’re on the road.
:: Biggest influence ::
Live Stand Up
:: Favourite website ::
Facebook…..an anything where you book a good holiday.
:: Favourite band? ::
:: Favourite album? ::
:: Favourite food? ::
Homemade comfort cooking eaten with family and friends. Slow food.
:: Favourite drink? ::
At present a Sauvignon Blanc.
:: Favourite place? ::
Ghent, Belgium. Broome comes a close second.
:: Favourite season? ::
:: Favourite book ::
:: Favourite film ::
The Color Purple
:: Your biggest aspirations ::
To be recognised as an actor as well as a comedian. To be cast in a Film or series.
:: Best piece of advice you’ve received ::
Be friends with everyone. You never know who you’re shaking hands with.
What’s next for Bev Killick?
Off on a working holiday on a P and O Cruise with my son. LA in November 2011 with Busting Out!