Timely Production of Rhinoceros Tops 2018 CATS

Timely Production of Rhinoceros Tops 2018 CATS

The play is a powerful warning about the dangers of conformity, of a mass succumbing to a social miasma that robs us of our culture, our freedom and, ultimately, our humanity.  

Madagascar Musical to tour UK with X Factor winner Matt Terry

Madagascar Musical to tour UK with X Factor winner Matt Terry

Go wild as Matt Terry – winner of 2016's X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar - The Musical opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on 16 July prior to a UK Tour. 

Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

And so we reach the end of Brighton Fringe 2018 and the Broadway Bobby Award to the Outstanding Show of the Fringe. Each year Broadway Baby makes an award to the show that has, in the eyes of our editorial team, been the stand-out show at the Fringe. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe. We’ve been dazzled, bemused and wowed, but there’s still time for more. So whether you’ve collected more ticket stubs than an usher at The Warren or still haven’t got round to seeing anything, now is your last chance to do so... 

What's The Point Of Exhibiting Laundry Detergent? The Museum Of Ordinary People Discover The Poignancy And Importance In Our Everyday Items

What's The Point Of Exhibiting Laundry Detergent? The Museum Of Ordinary People Discover The Poignancy And Importance In Our Everyday Items

The Museum of Ordinary People (MOOP) is a pop-up museum, running for one week only, as part of The Spire’s secret Fringe programme. Proudly analogue in our online world, MOOP celebrates the most evocative mementos of our life... 

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

How Fundraising Has Taken Over Brighton Fringe

Despite the costs many performers experience putting on a production there are plenty who use the platform provided to them to fundraise or raise awareness for a cause close to their hearts... 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Week 4

​​May is marvellous. Two bank holidays, Brighton Fringe and sunshine. What's not to love? If you're still undecided about how to spend the long weekend, we have all the top recommendations to make this the best bank holiday yet... 

The 5 Most Surprising Things About Brighton By Brighton Newbie & Bus Boy Writer Izzy McDonald

The 5 Most Surprising Things About Brighton By Brighton Newbie & Bus Boy Writer Izzy McDonald

You've probably walked the circumference of the globe the amount of times you've been up and down the pier. However, for many people bringing shows and exhibits to Brighton Fringe, they will be stepping foot in Brighton for the very first time... 

GDPR Statement

GDPR Statement

You have probably seen an awful lot about GDPR coming from all angles recently and although I’ve no desire to add more white noise to the conversation, in the spirit of compliance this article sets out what Broadway Baby is doing about this new EU regulation to protect your data. 

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

Something for the weekend: Brighton Fringe week 3

We're almost mid-way through the Fringe and it seems like there are more shows than ever to pick from. Never fear, here are some of our picks to keep you entertained, excited and delighted this weekend. 

These Are The Shows That Will Entertain Your Kids This Brighton Fringe

These Are The Shows That Will Entertain Your Kids This Brighton Fringe

Children can be easily amused, but some can be a little difficult to get giggling. Luckily the Brighton Fringe accommodates all ages and has a creative and inspiring array of different children's shows to amuse and inspire. 

Something For The Weekend: Week Two

Something For The Weekend: Week Two

After the glorious sunshine of the opening weekend, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fun might be over. You couldn’t be more wrong. With a weekend jam packed with brilliant performances, you’d better clear your schedule to fit them all in... 

Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame to run at the Ambassadors Theatre later this month

Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame to run at the Ambassadors Theatre later this month

Following the early closure of All or Nothing, Anthony Horowitz’s play Mindgame is set to run for three weeks at the Ambassadors Theatre, ahead of the opening of David Haig’s Pressure. 

Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh

Don't Miss These Brighton Fringe Shows Before They Storm Edinburgh

The UK is home to a plethora of culture, arts, comedy, music, dance and so much more during its festive fringe events. Brighton Fringe has just started and will be hosting a mixture of up-and-coming and award-winning shows throughout this month... 

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

Pick of the Pubs, by Joe the Poet

The relationship between poetry and alcohol is renowned and Joseph J Clark continues in this tradition with his show, Drunk With A Pen (Sweet Werks 2, 5th-13th May, 19:00). Not unfamiliar with a local watering hole or two, we asked Joe to pick out his favourite Brighton & Hove based boozers so you'll know where to grab a poet approved pint during the Fringe. 

The Brighton Fringe Guide For... Sci-Fi Geeks

The Brighton Fringe Guide For... Sci-Fi Geeks

Do you always listen out for the screeching sound of the TARDIS? Have you dreamed of captaining the Enterprise to boldly go where no one has gone before? Does other people’s lack of faith in the force disturb you? Whether you’re a Blade Runner or a replicant, a HAL or a Dave or even a Luke or a Leia, don’t panic, these are the sci-fi picks for you. 

David Witts to play Fiyero in Wicked in the West End

David Witts to play Fiyero in Wicked in the West End

Actor David Witts has been announced as the latest actor to take on the role of Fiyero in the West End production of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. 

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

It’s the bank holiday and you’re ready for the long weekend – but what to do? Read on to discover how to kick-start your weekend with comedy, beer, parties and Julie Andrews. 

Bat Out of Hell announces partnership with Invictus Games Foundation

Bat Out of Hell announces partnership with Invictus Games Foundation

Bat Out of Hell has announced a new partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation which will see an exclusive performance of the musical held for Invictus Games competitors. 

Dawn French and Julian Clary to star in Snow White at the London Palladium. Book now.

Dawn French and Julian Clary to star in Snow White at the London Palladium. Book now.

Actor, writer and comedian Dawn French will be making her pantomime debut as The Wicked Queen. She will be starring alongside Julian Clary as The Man in the Mirror, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble, Vincent Simone as The King, Flavia Cacace-Mistry as The Queen and Josh Bennett, Simeon Dyer, Craig Garner, Ben Goffe, Jamie John, Blake Lisle and Andrew Martin as The Magnificent Seven. 

Tony Awards 2018: Brits among Broadway award nominations

Tony Awards 2018: Brits among Broadway award nominations

Broadway transfers of Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are among some of the most-nominated productions at this year’s Tony Awards. 

The Brighton Fringe Guide For...Foodies

The Brighton Fringe Guide For...Foodies

Know your camembert from your comté? Your seitan from your soy? If you serve your steak on a Himalayan salt block or enjoy covering your chargrilled cauliflower with chermoula then these are the foodie picks for you. 

Everything your ever wanted to know about Brighton Fringe but were afraid to ask

Everything your ever wanted to know about Brighton Fringe but were afraid to ask

We’re delighted to announce that 2018 will also be Broadway Baby’s biggest ever Brighton Fringe. Having gathered the largest team in Broadway Baby’s history, hundreds of shows will be reviewed by our experienced and passionate reviewers... 

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

Underbelly Festival’s 10th year on the Southbank went off with a bang in April with the London premiere of the effervescent, multicoloured Circus Abyssinia, and May looks set to be even more exciting with the opening of the iconic Paradiso Spiegeltent – a West End for the weird and wonderful – on 28 April. 

Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor

Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor

Broadway Baby, the largest reviewer of Brighton Fringe has appointed Elanor Parker as its Brighton Editor. In addition to overseeing all editorial content, Elanor has been charged with ensuring that Broadway Baby expands its presence at Brighton Fringe... 

How To Write A Press Release

How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. Broadway Baby publisher, Pete Shaw, has been a journalist for over 30 years and can give you some pointers to getting it right. 

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe festival such as Edinburgh with tips on budgets, creating a press release, social media and branding. 

Orlando Bloom to star as Killer Joe in the West End

Orlando Bloom to star as Killer Joe in the West End

Orlando Bloom (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, the Pirates of the Caribbean series) is to star in the West End as a cop who moonlights as a killer-for-hire in multi award-winning Tracy Letts' blackly comic thriller, Killer Joe. 

Lewisham dance programme Love2Dance wins London Youth Award

Lewisham dance programme Love2Dance wins London Youth Award

Love2Dance, a free street dance programme for young people in Lewisham, was a winner at the London Youth Awards on Wednesday 21 March. Held at Channel 4’s headquarters, the inspiring ceremony celebrated the best of youth engagement across the capital, from dance, sports, and employability, to volunteers and young leaders. 

Tickets now on sale for Take That musical The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 November

Tickets now on sale for Take That musical The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 November

Tim Firth's hotly anticipated jukebox musical The Band, based on the music of the most successful boyband of all time, Take That, are now on sale with performances starting from 30th November at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. 

How To Get Broadway Baby To Review Your Show

How To Get Broadway Baby To Review Your Show

Some years ago I wrote an article about the best strategies for getting Broadway Baby to review your show. Today I’m updating that because technology has taken over to the point where old school wisdom no longer applies. 

The Albany and ARC Announce Two New £40k Christmas Commissions

The Albany and ARC Announce Two New £40k Christmas Commissions

ARC Stockton and the Albany, Deptford are seeking to commission two new Christmas shows for children aged 3 – 7. Each show will be presented in one venue in 2019, and then in the other venue in 2020. 

Concrete Dreams Exhibition To Take Audiences On Immersive Historical Journey Through Reopened Venues And Archives

Concrete Dreams Exhibition To Take Audiences On Immersive Historical Journey Through Reopened Venues And Archives

A new Southbank Centre exhibition, Concrete Dreams, is announced today, bringing to life the creative spirit of iconic arts venues, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room and celebrating their public reopening after two years of extensive restoration and redesign. 

Friends For All heads to The Roundhouse

Friends For All heads to The Roundhouse

Poet Simon Mole will be bringing Friends For All, his interactive spoken word performance for families, to The Roundhouse, London, on Sunday 24 June 2018 at 1.00pm & 3.00pm as part of his 2018 Spring Tour... 

IMPERIUM transfers to the West End

IMPERIUM transfers to the West End

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions has announced the West End transfer for acclaimed, historical two-part thriller IMPERIUM – I: Conspirator andII: Dictator, running for a limited engagement at London’s Gielgud Theatre from 14 June to 8 September 2018. 

RSC Announces Six New Dates for the UK & Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical

RSC Announces Six New Dates for the UK & Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical will extend into 2019, touring to six more cities and accompanied by a specially devised education programme, Change My Story, for schools. 

European Premiere of Club Swizzle at the Roundhouse

European Premiere of Club Swizzle at the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse announced today that Club Swizzle, a brand new show from the multi-award winning creators of La Soirée, will take over the iconic venue this summer for its UK and European premiere... 

West End Transfer Announced for The Jungle

West End Transfer Announced for The Jungle

Following universal critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnoldare delighted to announce the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre of Joe Murphyand Joe Robertson’s  The Jungle. 

Underbelly Festival adds more names to line-up for 10th year

Underbelly Festival adds more names to line-up for 10th year

Now preparing for a 10th year on the Southbank and having smashed through the million-tickets-sold barrier last year, Underbelly Festival Southbank 2018 has added yet more names to the incredible array of talent on display by the Thames between April and September. 

Kander and Ebb songbook heads to Stockwell Playhouse

Kander and Ebb songbook heads to Stockwell Playhouse

Starring Katy Baker, who won an OFFIE 2013 for her portrayal of ‘Flora Meszaros’ (Flora the Red Menace), is joined by Daniel Hall (My Land’s Shore), Suzanna Kempner (Assassins, Brexit) and Georgina Nicholas (When Midnight Strikes)... 

20 Shows for 20 Quid or less

20 Shows for 20 Quid or less

Forget the snow with a warming West End bargain. We’ve got twenty top shows you can see for twenty quid or less. 

Rhys Ifans forced to withdraw from the Old Vic’s Mood Music

Rhys Ifans forced to withdraw from the Old Vic’s Mood Music

Rhys Ifans has been forced to withdraw from the Old Vic’s upcoming production of Joe Penhall’s Mood Music, citing family reasons. 

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Churchill Theatre set to host Kent premiere of a new musical adventure of The Jungle Book.

Churchill Theatre set to host Kent premiere of a new musical adventure of The Jungle Book.

The show which is currently touring the UK, is an exciting new adaptation based on the 1894 classic book by Rudyard Kipling and will run for five days (28 February – 4 March, including World Book Day on 1 March) at Churchill Theatre. 

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Olivier award-winning Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance and has now welcomed over 1,000,000 customers in the West End. 

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Visit Westminster Abbey this half term and celebrate the Commonwealth during a week of special events for families. 

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues. Looking to build on an already strong reputation in Brighton, it's an interesting move allowing Sweet to gain further ground. 

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry heads to the London Palladium for one night only in May 2018.  

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. 

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

The world’s longest running American musical, the multi award-winning Chicago, returns to London’s West End after a 5½ year absence. Following a successful UK and international tour, Chicago will be transferring into London, with performances at the Phoenix Theatre from Monday 26 March 2018... 

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

All this week we've got some fantastic offers on your favourite West End shows. Check back daily for the latest offers. 

The King And I - On Sale Now

The King And I - On Sale Now

Tipped to be London’s theatrical event of 2018, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to London's iconic Palladium in Spring 2018. 

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The debut novel from McFly star and bestselling children's author Tom Fletcher The Christmasaurus comes to the London stage for a special Christmas spectacular in December. 

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries is our masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow our chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic. 

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Booking for Matilda has been extended until 19th February 2019. 

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Get last minute tickets to see Ronan Keating in the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular at up to 72% off. 

Murder in the West End!

Murder in the West End!

There’s Murder in the West End this Halloween as an ancient curse turns cast members of London’s leading shows into method-acting murderers! The curtain has fallen on unsuspecting cast, crew and front of house, meeting their maker in ghoulish fashion... 

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

Sondheim’s musical comes to the West End starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone at the Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited season next year, and you can get your hand on tickets in our 48-hour priority sale from 3pm today. 

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

Tickets go on sale at 12pm today for the world premiere of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical, which opens at London's Aldwych next Spring.  

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

Rehearsal photos released of Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce in the world première of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. 

Star Inflation is Real

Star Inflation is Real

Mutterings about star ratings are as much a part of the Fringe as plastic pint glasses. Some people think critics are too generous, some people too harsh (mainly about their own shows), and others think star ratings should be abolished altogether... 

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

The second Bobby of EdFringe 2017 has been scooped by Middle Child for All We Ever Wanted Was Everything. Broadway Baby's Editor, Bennett Bonci surprised the company after their show yesterday to present the trophy. 

Summerhall’s army@TheFringe: An Affront to the Arts or an Ambitious Alliance?

Summerhall’s army@TheFringe: An Affront to the Arts or an Ambitious Alliance?

The Army has set up camp for the first time at the Fringe and is stationed with Summerhall in its own premises. The move is not without its critics, but its contribution to the Fringe is welcomed by many... 

Laura Albert & Susie Orbach Attempt Live Therapy at the Book Festival

Laura Albert & Susie Orbach Attempt Live Therapy at the Book Festival

In 2005 it was revealed that author JT LeRoy was in fact a hoax – written by Laura Albert but played in person by her sister in law Savannah Knoop. At this year’s Book Festival, Laura Albert attempted a therapy session with psychotherapist Susie Orbach in front of a live audience, talking about her eating disorder, relationship with her son, and the power of her pseudonym... 

A Woman’s Place is on the Fringe…

A Woman’s Place is on the Fringe…

As we celebrate 70 years of Edinburgh Fringe defiance, Fay Roberts suggests that more work is needed to make it truly open access for everyone. 

The Edinburgh Cocktail Festival is this Year’s New Kid on the Block

The Edinburgh Cocktail Festival is this Year’s New Kid on the Block

Back in 1947 the founders of the Edinburgh International Festival could hardly have imagined what their legacy would be. Over the years their inspiration has not only spawned the Fringe but a host of claimants to International Festival status: Film (1947); Television (1976); Book (1983); Science (1988); Children’s (1990); Storytelling (1990); Internet (1999) and Marketing (2010)... 

The Scottish Story Telling Centre: A Venue for Voices

The Scottish Story Telling Centre: A Venue for Voices

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is, in its own words, ‘a vibrant arts venue with a seasonal programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops, family events, and festivals’... 

Pete Shaw: Is PR Worth the Money?

Pete Shaw: Is PR Worth the Money?

Earlier this month I saw an amusing post on Twitter from Garrett Millerick who decided not to drop £2K on an EdFringe PR and instead buy a top-of-the-range flatscreen TV instead. He then proceeded to staple reviews of the telly from the likes of What HiFi? to his flyers... 

7 Ways to Escape the Fringe

7 Ways to Escape the Fringe

With the second and most exhausting weekend of the Fringe nearly in the rearview mirror, it’s time to have a rest day. It’s tempting to curl up in bed and succumb to the hangover that’s been building for a fortnight, but there are other options to get a few hours respite from the crowds and the flyers for less than the cost of a show... 

#EdFringe17: Ed Byrne has a Spoiler Alert

#EdFringe17: Ed Byrne has a Spoiler Alert

Enjoy 10 minutes of stand up and chat with the ‘Mock The Week’ regular, Ed Byrne. Are we all being spoiled? Is Ed spoiling his own kids? Are nettles sent by the devil? Ed’s current show, ‘Spoiler Alert’ is enjoying an Edinburgh run before it goes on tour. 

#EdFringe17: Is Jan Ravens a Difficult Woman?

#EdFringe17: Is Jan Ravens a Difficult Woman?

Enjoy 15 minutes of comedy and chat with the county’s leading impressionist, Jan Ravens. Hear from Jan, alongside Theresa May, Diane Abbott, Fiona Bruce, Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, Kirsty Wark, Donald Trump and more. 

#EdFringe17: Tiff Stevenson Drops a Bombshell

#EdFringe17: Tiff Stevenson Drops a Bombshell

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the brilliant Tiff Stevenson. This is her eighth solo show at the Fringe, and she’s better than ever. Direct, uncompromising, but with a mischievous twinkle in her eye, Tiff chats about the things that matter. 

#EdFringe17: Dane Baptiste talks G.O.D.

#EdFringe17: Dane Baptiste talks G.O.D.

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with comedian, writer and actor, Dane Baptiste. Fresh from his success with original BBC sitcom, ‘Sunny D’, Dane returns to Edinburgh with a new show about G... 

#EdFringe17: Martha McBrier in Balamory Doubtfire

#EdFringe17: Martha McBrier in Balamory Doubtfire

In an extended 30 minute interview we hear from leading story telling comedian, Martha McBrier, who is back in Edinburgh with a new show, ‘Balamory Doubtfire’. We learn of her origin story, from winning a major competition on her third gig, to getting into bother over a didgeridoo. 

#EdFringe17: Pippa Evans Delivers Joy Provision!

#EdFringe17: Pippa Evans Delivers Joy Provision!

Enjoy 15 minutes of chat with Pippa, an award-winning comedian, actor, songwriter and improviser. As heard every week on Radio 4’s ‘The Now Show’ and as seen the world over on the stage with ‘Showstoppers: Improvised Musical’... 

Yes, There's a Fringe for Books Too

Yes, There's a Fringe for Books Too

As the Edinburgh International Festival and its Fringe celebrate their 70th anniversaries, Broadway Baby’s James T. Harding takes a look at how they’ve inspired a plethora of literary events in counterpoint to the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF). 

#EdFringe17: Elliot Steel’s Near Life Experience

#EdFringe17: Elliot Steel’s Near Life Experience

Elliot feels that he has changed enormously in the last twelve months and that his material is beginning to reflect that. But what’s his beef with Paul Fleckney of comedy industry website Chortle? Featuring stand up recorded live at the Comedy Store in 2016. 

#EdFringe17: Jenny Bede on Eggtime

#EdFringe17: Jenny Bede on Eggtime

Enjoy 15 minutes of music and chat with the brilliant Jenny Bede. Through a mixture of song, stand-up and sass, Jenny explores what it means to find yourself as a childless woman in your 30s... 

#EdFringe17: Ayesha Hazarika on the State of the Nation

#EdFringe17: Ayesha Hazarika on the State of the Nation

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with comedian, turned political spokesperson, turned comedian, Ayesha Hazarika. How does the former special adviser to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman feel about the rise of Jeremy Corbyn? What’s Westminster really like on the inside? 

#EdFringe17: Terry Alderton is All Crazy Now

#EdFringe17: Terry Alderton is All Crazy Now

Enjoy 10 minutes of chat with one of On the Mic’s comedy heroes, comedian and actor Terry Alderton. Terry chats about his friendship with Malcolm Hardee, the state of the current comedy circuit, appearing in EastEnders and his Edinburgh show with long-term collaborator Johnny Spurling. 

#EdFringe17: Shazia Mirza With Love from St Tropez

#EdFringe17: Shazia Mirza With Love from St Tropez

Enjoy 10 minutes of stand up and chat with Shazia. Alongside comedian Mark Watson, she was among ten luminaries in this year’s series of The Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. When she returned, the world had changed... 

#EdFringe17: Rachel Jackson is a Bunny Boiler

#EdFringe17: Rachel Jackson is a Bunny Boiler

Introducing Scottish rising star and ever-so-slightly unhinged comedian and actor, Rachel Jackson. She’s looking for love. She wants to find 'The One'… but she’ll settle for one of the one of the ones... 

#EdFringe17: Lauren Pattison is Lady Muck

#EdFringe17: Lauren Pattison is Lady Muck

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with one of Newcastle’s youngest and brightest up and coming comedians. Lauren is true to her roots and this proud Geordie doesn’t hold back on letting her background shine through... 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Annie Sertich

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Annie Sertich

How To Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days And The Next 330 is a show about love, loss, and an ending you could never predict. We fired over a Q&A to get more info. 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Andy Field

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Andy Field

The Andy Field Experience is the number one experience for people looking to experience Andy Field. Why should people want to experience Andy Field? We asked Andy Field. 

#EdFringe17: Joe Sutherland is a Model and Actress

#EdFringe17: Joe Sutherland is a Model and Actress

Enjoy 15 minutes with the comedian, actor, writer, waiter and model, as he brings his debut hour to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. As seen in the brilliant movie, Pride, he was selected for the Pleasance Comedy Reserve in Edinburgh in 2015... 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: John-Luke Roberts

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: John-Luke Roberts

John-Luke Roberts writes: that John-Luke Roberts: Look On My Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair! (all in caps.) is an hour of extraordinary character comedy, the best show you’ve ever seen, and very hubristic... 

#EdFringe17: Sophie Willan is Branded

#EdFringe17: Sophie Willan is Branded

Enjoy 10 minutes of stand up and chat with Sophie, who is back in Edinburgh following her successful solo debut last year. “Bolton’s next Marilyn Monroe,” (according to her Gran!) has gone to extreme limits to make it as a performer... 

#EdFringe17: Phil Jerrod is Submerged

#EdFringe17: Phil Jerrod is Submerged

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with Phil, the completely honest stand up from Brighton. His new show, Submerged, sees Phil reflect on this quarterlife crisis. Is it time that he took a bit more responsibility for himself? 

#EdFringe17: Kae Kurd Can Kurd Your Enthusiasm

#EdFringe17: Kae Kurd Can Kurd Your Enthusiasm

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with proud South Londoner, Kae Kurd. Has Kae’s background as a refugee informed his comedy? What happens as he gets older, more middle class and successful? Interview recorded in June 2017, before the General Election result was known... 

#EdFringe17: Sam Baines in 1 Woman, A High-Flyer and a Flat Bottom

#EdFringe17: Sam Baines in 1 Woman, A High-Flyer and a Flat Bottom

Enjoy 15 minutes with Sam, the actor, writer, comedian, presenter and Brian Cox enthusiast. Her PR says that she was seen in The Crown and Bucket, which turns out to be acting roles, not our local boozer... 

#EdFringe17: Suzi Ruffell is Keeping it Classy

#EdFringe17: Suzi Ruffell is Keeping it Classy

We present 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the newly single Suzi as she reflects back on the breakup with her girlfriend. How much of Suzi’s comedy is informed by her working-class background? Can she still relate to Brexit supporting family and friends? 

#EdFringe17: Tez Ilyas is set to Teztify

#EdFringe17: Tez Ilyas is set to Teztify

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with Tez, who in many ways is your typical lefty liberal. However, Tez also holds some pretty unpopular opinions. For example, why does he hate dogs so much? And why is he so glad that Donald Trump won? 

#EdFringe17: Twayna Mayne in Black Girl

#EdFringe17: Twayna Mayne in Black Girl

A strong black woman with an extraordinary back story, Twayna is set to deliver a deeply personal Edinburgh show. She tells her story of being taken into the care system, being adopted and being a critical follower of Diane Abbott 

#EdFringe17: Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

#EdFringe17: Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Enjoy 10 minutes of Phil Ellis talking. Phil is one of those people who appear to have been born funny, almost unable to stop themselves from making others laugh. If the comedy gods awarded the most talented with the most success, Phil Ellis would be a household name the world over... 

#EdFringe17: Ellyn Daniels in Emotional Terrorism

#EdFringe17: Ellyn Daniels in Emotional Terrorism

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the powerful American comedian, Ellyn Daniels. Having trained as a ballet dancer and danced professionally in her late teens and early twenties, Ellyn was scouted by a modeling agent in Paris at the age of 17... 

#EdFringe17: Kiri Pritchard-Mclean is an Appropriate Adult

#EdFringe17: Kiri Pritchard-Mclean is an Appropriate Adult

Enjoy 10 minutes of chat with Kiri. She is one of a growing group of Millennials who have decided that they don’t want to have children biologically but will adopt instead. Her Edinburgh show, ‘Appropriate Adult’ is described as an immoral comedian’s morality tale about other people’s lack of morals... 

#EdFringe17: Michael Stranney's Welcome to Ballybeg

#EdFringe17: Michael Stranney's Welcome to Ballybeg

We hear from character comedian, Michael Stranney who chats about his debut Edinburgh show, ‘Welcome to Ballybeg’. We also enjoy some stand up from his character creation, and Ballybeg resident, Daniel Duffy. 

#EdFringe17: Angela Barnes has reached Fortitude

#EdFringe17: Angela Barnes has reached Fortitude

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the popular comedian, writer and swimmer. Angela didn’t become a stand up until 33, only learnt to swim when she was 37, didn’t fall in love until 38 and passed her driving test at 39... 

#EdFringe17: Sara Schaefer in a Little White Box

#EdFringe17: Sara Schaefer in a Little White Box

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with Sara, the double Emmy award winning US comedian who is making her Edinburgh Festival Fringe stand up debut. Raised in the American South as a devout evangelical Christian, how does she feel about America today? Why do so many Christians support Trump?