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#EdFringe17: James Bennison Knows How to be a Winner

#EdFringe17: James Bennison Knows How to be a Winner

James Bennison has won almost every gameshow in existence and for his new show, he combines them all into the most adrenaline-fueled, nostalgic, egotistical hour of your life. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the maths and comedy wizard. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Sarah Morgan-Paul Tells Tales from a Tampon

#EdFringe17: Sarah Morgan-Paul Tells Tales from a Tampon

Sarah is taking on the pivotal role of tampon in this brand new one-woman show. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the comedian, playwright and actor, who has broken free from the corporate world, to live her dream of writing and performing stand-up comedy. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Rik Carranza is a Fan

#EdFringe17: Rik Carranza is a Fan

Rik tells the story of love, life, death and being a geek. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the comedian who feels that he doesn’t fit in. Where is he from? Who is his favourite Star Trek Character? How has he got a girlfriend? Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Kate Smurthwaite is a ‘ForniKATEress’

#EdFringe17: Kate Smurthwaite is a ‘ForniKATEress’

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with comedian, writer and activist Kate Smurthwaite. Her new show, ‘ForniKATEress’ focuses on polyamory - just don’t tell Eamonn Holmes. You can also catch her hosting Edinburgh's long running variety show, ‘Late With Kate’. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Samantha Pressdee Goes Back 2 Basics

#EdFringe17: Samantha Pressdee Goes Back 2 Basics

Sammy describes herself as “an anarcha-feminist, who confronted the patriarchy with my tits out.” In her new show, she will be baring her soul instead of her chest. Sammy chats about the ‘Free the Nipple’ movement and explains why she doesn’t see eye to eye with some other feminists. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Paul Wady’s Guerilla Aspies

#EdFringe17: Paul Wady’s Guerilla Aspies

Meet Paul Wady, Guerilla Aspie-in-chief. Paul describes his show as “comedy, neurodiverse self-advocacy and a subversive autistic perspective on the neurotypical world.”He tries to “create an 'autistic space' in each and every show, so that other Aspies feel free to be out autistic.” Continue Reading

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Another stellar year of entertainment at Brighton Fringe has once again made choosing the winner of the coveted Broadway Bobby incredibly difficult. From monologues to improv, there was a fantastic range of five-star performances to choose from, proving beyond any doubt that Brighton Fringe is a major international hub for new talent and quality performances. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Jacob Hawley is a Fruit Machine

#EdFringe17: Jacob Hawley is a Fruit Machine

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with Jacob Hawley, the working-class lad from a Brexit town, who now boasts a vegetarian girlfriend and an arts degree. He’s a ‘Comedy Store King Gong’ winner and ‘Fresh Comedian of the Year’ finalist, but can he get served at the bar? Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Bob Slayer – Head Hero

#EdFringe17: Bob Slayer – Head Hero

This year, Bob Slayer’s Heroes of Fringe is staging sixty-six shows in eight performance spaces across five venues. It’s Bob’s biggest line up. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with one of the most unlikely, and most successful, comedy promoters in Edinburgh. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: On the Mic Episode 300 – The Legendary Phil Nichol

#EdFringe17: On the Mic Episode 300 – The Legendary Phil Nichol

Welcome to the 300th edition of the On the Mic comedy podcast. Regular participant, Phil Nichol, helped us celebrate our landmark 100th show, so we invited him back for a third time. Enjoy 15 minutes of comedy and chat featuring Phil’s original tracks, ‘Bitter Song’, ‘Billie Holiday’ and ‘Can’t Say that to Me.’ Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Jon Long Winded

#EdFringe17: Jon Long Winded

Jon Long performs stand-up comedy with songs. Songs about unusual recycling, his hatred of jogging, alcoholism, and falcons. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand-up, music and chat with the comic with strong views on how not to get fit. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: James Bone is a Townie

#EdFringe17: James Bone is a Townie

Join us in the Townie Arms and meet and the Bunny Eared Australian party animal Charlie Chippington. Grab a pint and enjoy 15 minutes of performance and chat with character comedian James Bone, who is making his Edinburgh debut this year, alongside his sister. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Becky Brunning is Beaming

#EdFringe17: Becky Brunning is Beaming

Best known for the character, Lindsay Lucas, in TV drama, Broadchurch, and fresh from a stand up comedy tour of Adelaide and Perth, Becky brings her new show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with a comedian and actor, who can’t help beaming. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: Njambi McGrath is Breaking Black

#EdFringe17: Njambi McGrath is Breaking Black

What motivates people to come to the UK? What aspirations do immigrants hold, and how do they thrive amidst hostilities? Spat on and told to go back to the jungle by a four-year-old, Njambi McGrath examines the patriotism of immigrants in their new home. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the comedian who is Breaking Black, and loving it. Continue Reading

#EdFringe17: George Dimarelos Self-Sabotage

#EdFringe17: George Dimarelos Self-Sabotage

Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? Then done it again. Then after a third time realise that you suffer from terrifying, incurable psychological issues? Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with Greek Australian comedian, George Dimarelos, master of self-sabotage. Continue Reading

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