Bob and Jim - Go

Bob and Jim - Go

Bob and Jim are a self-proclaimed neo-vaudeville phenomenon. Two cheeky cockney chaps in suits and hats, they take to the stage engaging in plenty of audience interaction and entertaining with ukulele pop covers, some mime and even a séance... 

Cariad Lloyd - The Freewheelin' Cariad Lloyd

Cariad Lloyd - The Freewheelin' Cariad Lloyd

From the moment she wheels on stage on a blue plastic tricycle Cariad Lloyd lights up the room, fizzing with an infectious and vivacious energy. Her show is an hour of original comic characters, brilliantly drawn and often hysterical... 

Geoff the Entertainer

Geoff the Entertainer

Comic actor and character comedian Lee Fenwick brings his latest created personality to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Geoff, the loveable tramp.Hailing from Newcastle, street-dweller Geoff sees himself as an all-round entertainer... 

Molly Naylor and the Middle Ones: My Robot Heart

Molly Naylor and the Middle Ones: My Robot Heart

Molly Naylor is a storyteller and accomplished writer who has written programmes for Radio 4 before her foray into Fringe. Naylor is joined by quirky folk band The Middle Ones – a whimsical duo that provide musical accompaniment to Naylor’s story... 

Tom Goodliffe: All in Good Time

Tom Goodliffe: All in Good Time

In his own words, Tom Goodliffe is a big, friendly nerd. Indeed, he is so tall he has to stoop in the little underground venue beneath the Tron. He comes across as the cuddly and amiable sort of comedian you would want to take home to meet your parents and he used to be an accountant... 

Will Marsh's Ruination

Will Marsh's Ruination

Britain is in a bad way. Will Marsh bravely rears his bearded head to spread the word as to how we might fix our nation’s troubles. Topics include political correctness, green initiatives, and racism, as well as drugs, unemployment and immigration... 

Mozart Requiem

Mozart Requiem

CoroEdina, a Scottish chamber choir was formed in 2008. They are performing two concerts at this year’s Fringe. On the 9th August they performed Mozart’s Requiem and Solemn Vespers and there is an opportunity to hear the choir again on 23rd August in a programme of works by the living American composer Eric Whitacre... 

Fran Moulds: Significant Human Error

Fran Moulds: Significant Human Error

Fran Moulds is a chameleon. I have never encountered someone with a more appropriate surname: she literally moulds characters that are so convincing they could be real people.Moulds studied at the London International School of Performing Arts and since graduating has worked hard on building a successful career in both theatre and comedy... 

Paul Ricketts - Ironic Infinity

Paul Ricketts - Ironic Infinity

Paul Ricketts is a natural storyteller. Born and raised in Bedford, he had many careers before turning to comedy in 2005. Luckily, these jobs – including working as a professional bird scarer in Kent – provide excellent autobiographical comedic material and it is clear that Ricketts is now excelling in a career that suits him... 

Les Clochards: Dirty But Nice

Les Clochards: Dirty But Nice

I cannot praise this show highly enough. The Les Clöchards – despite the grammatically incorrect name – are a fabulously inventive musical act. Hailing from Germany, this is the band’s first time at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and judging from this show, it will definitely not be their last... 

Kerry Gilbert Triumphs

Kerry Gilbert Triumphs

Kerry Gilbert describes her show as ‘a low-budget one-woman sitcom in a damp smelly cave’. This, to be fair, is exactly what you get. For those of you who have ever watched Hollyoaks, imagine Steph taking a show to the Fringe... 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

Hungarian virtuoso Tamas Fejes is a delight to listen to. In the first of two concerts, he performed J.S. Bach's Partita in B minor and Sonata in C major (both for unaccompanied violin)... 

Joe Lycett: Some Lycett Hot

Joe Lycett: Some Lycett Hot

Joe Lycett can be found in the Pleasance Hut, a small and intimate venue. The intimate size is appropriate though and aids the feeling that Lycett is engaging in a friendly chat with the audience throughout rather than putting on a show... 

Town: a Spirited Story

Town: a Spirited Story

Grapple Theatre Company, starring a cast from Bristol Grammar School, take to the stage in this adaptation of two Gothic stories by Edgar Allan Poe. 'Bérénicé' and 'Ligeia' are brought to life by means of a chilling production that is utterly convincing... 

The Magnets: Homegrown

The Magnets: Homegrown

The Magnets are, in their own words, 'a six-man sound machine'. Using only their mouths, the show is an hour of sonic surprises as the six middle-aged men find ways in which to blend their distinctive individual voices... 

Barbershopera: The Three Musketeers

Barbershopera: The Three Musketeers

Join Athos, Porthos and Aramis as they take on a new recruit and set out to rescue the King’s golden plums!In this wonderfully camp late-night operetta jokes fly and genders bend, whilst a fiercely strong cast of four consistently dazzle the audience... 

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - A Celebration in Song

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - A Celebration in Song

Scottish jazz singer Pam Lawson is joined by pianist Tom Finlay and double-bassist Ed Kelly for a musical celebration of the infamous partnership that was Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers... 

Amateur Transplants: Adam Kay's Bum Notes

Amateur Transplants: Adam Kay's Bum Notes

With 20 million YouTube hits and three number one albums in the iTunes comedy charts, Adam Kay is going from strength to strength. A Fringe favourite, Kay returns for another solo show in which he delights audiences with a mixture of stand-up and comedic versions of popular songs... 

Mil's Trills' Music and Stories

Mil's Trills' Music and Stories

Mil's Trills, starring a very bubbly Amelia Robinson on the ukulele, has travelled all the way from New York City to introduce the little ones of this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe to the wonderful world of musical instruments... 

Belles Amies!

Belles Amies!

A cappella can be a difficult genre for all-female groups: often they suffer for want of bass notes and decent vocal percussion. However, from the start, the Oxford Belles were pleasantly surprising...