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Meet Dr Benji Waterhouse, the Adam Kay of mental healthcare

His stories of working as an emergency care psychiatrist in the NHS might frighten you - if he wasn't so funny.

Michael Odell, The Times, 6th May 2024

Cop Talks - Benji Waterstones & Kirsty Mann

Kate Copstick welcomes Kirsty Mann & Benji Waterstones to the sofa to talk about comedy, medicine and food poisoning.

Kate Copstick, Entertainment Now, 10th August 2023

Edinburgh Fringe 2023: the 12 rising star comedians set to break out this year

The best comics you've never heard of at this year's Edinburgh Fringe - our tips for the stars of the future...

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 3rd August 2023

The 30 funniest jokes at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe

Brace to giggle... or groan - comedians headed to the Fringe give us their best gags.

The Telegraph, 2nd August 2023

Fresh-Faced Funnies

In the world of comedy it's the firsts that count - your first gig, your first show, and your first debut at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Victoria Nangle, Entertainment Now, 30th July 2023

Interview with comedian and junior doctor Benji Waterstones

"Growing up with a slightly dysfunctional family made me want to be a psychiatrist. I think I hoped to get the secret codes to fix them."

Tom Inniss, Voice Magazine, 20th July 2023

Funny At The Fringe - interview - Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here

It's a fly-on-the-padded-wall account of NHS mental health services that also busts some myths (there are no padded-walls).

Holly, Phoenix Remix, 7th July 2023

Pleasance puts lots more Edinburgh shows on sale

The second Edinburgh Fringe announcement for the Pleasance Theatre Trust is a whopper with returning award-winning acts, amazing newcomers, European sensations, shows with fun for all the family and political chatterings.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th March 2023

Interviews: Comedy and ADHD

Angela Barnes, Stu Goldsmith, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Victoria Melody share their experience with the developmental condition, and Benji Waterstones offers a view from healthcare.

Jay Richardson, Fest Mag, 2nd August 2022

Medic! Ten Edinburgh Fringe shows from healthcare professionals

Is laughter the best medicine? Or is it drugs?

Chortle, 26th July 2022

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