On the Fringe: Karina Garnett

Karina Garnett as Sybil. Pic: Comp
Karina Garnett as Sybil. Pic: Comp
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KARINA Garnett has had an exciting career touring all over the UK, Ireland, US, Holland, Germany, Turkey, Egypt and Singapore with various theatre companies.

Right now, however, she can be found playing Sybil Faulty, in the Faulty Towers Dining Experience at B’est Restaurant, on Drummond Street.

Describe yourself: Actress, puppeteer, swing dancer, fire starter, egg watcher, plant grower, ukulele player

What do you do? Play Sybil Faulty in Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Best thing about doing what you do: Making people laugh

Worst moment ever (on stage): Trying not to sneeze or wheeze or cough or gasp for breath, while lying ‘dead’ on stage at the end of Romeo and Juliet. I was suffering with terrible flu at the time.

Worst moment ever (off stage): Being at sea in a small dinghy when a freak and sudden storm hit…..

Best Edinburgh memory: Birthday celebrations.

Plane or Train? Train.

If you weren’t an entertainer, what would you be? An animal trainer.

Who was the last text you received, from? My mum.

When was the last time you cried? Watching a youtube clip of beagles rescued from a life of experimentation and torture stepping out of their cages into the sun and on to the grass for the first time.

Are you on Twitter? Yes - it’s @KarinaGarnett

Sell your show in five words: Familiar, joyful, energetic, heartfelt, hilarious.

Faulty Towers Dining Experience, B’est Restaurant, Drummond Street, until 26 August (not 8,9,15,16,23), various times and prices, 0131-226 0000