Rob Broderick.

Rob Broderick

BCG Features

Abandoman interview

Thursday 24th July 2014

Freestyle hip-hop duo Abandoman are just about the most roof-raising, impossible-to-follow stand-up act you've ever seen. But are they caught between stools? Or other, more sinister furniture? (Warning, may contain geeky music references)


Press Clippings

'It's a scary time for stand-up comedians'

Suzi Ruffell, Abandoman and Jayde Adams on the problems in the live comedy scene.

Paul Glynn, BBC, 23rd August 2020

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Comedy Club to return

Comedy is due to return to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland for a second year.

British Comedy Guide, 16th September 2019

A new improv comedy festival is coming to Edinburgh

Abandoman and Spontaneous Potter will help to launch this four-day festival.

Neil Pooran, Edinburgh Live, 10th December 2018

Abandoman interview

Abandoman talks us through creating the show, what audiences can expect to see - and offer! - along with some advice to creatives wanting to find their own voice.

James Collins, Mandy, 5th November 2018

Abandoman (AKA Rob Broderick) - Pirate Radio review

Improvised musical comedy at its most raucous and inspired.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 2nd November 2018

Comedy review: Abandoman Presents Pirate Radio

Having built a loyal following for his alter-ego Abandoman, [pRob Broderick's challenge has become keeping his unique brand of improvised rap comedy fresh. His skill at crafting witty rhymes off the cuff remains as impressive as ever, and the Irishman retains a garrulous charm that makes him easy to warm to. Yet after existing in a niche of essentially one for almost a decade, for returning audiences he no longer enjoys the degree of novelty he once did.

Jay Richardson, The Scotsman, 27th October 2018

12 of the best Fringe comedians to see on tour

Catch these 4 and 5 star rated shows around the UK in 2018/2019.

Becki Crossley, The List, 20th August 2018

Music takes a funny turn at this year's Fringe

Edinburgh's Fringe has long been a platform for musicians who have morphed into comedians. We look at a few appearing this year.

Si Hawkins, The Emirates National, 4th August 2018