Drag Queen Wine Tasting

Drag Queen Wine Tasting

As I take my seat in Mono Restaurant for Drag Queen Wine Tasting, I’m immediately struck by how professional everything looks. 

Sam Nicoresti: Cancel Anti Wokeflake Snow Culture

Sam Nicoresti: Cancel Anti Wokeflake Snow Culture

Zany music and a psychedelic multimedia screen await the audience as we take our seats for Sam Nicoresti’s show Cancel Anti Wokeflake Snow Culture. 

Sugar

Sugar

After a year away, Mabel Thomas brings her acclaimed show Sugar back to the Fringe, this time in person. 

Chelsea Birkby: No More Mr Nice Chelsea

Chelsea Birkby: No More Mr Nice Chelsea

As we enter the venue, Chelsea Birkby is waiting at the entrance with a tray of glasses of water for us because it can get pretty hot inside the room. 

Aliya Kanani: Where You From, From?

Aliya Kanani: Where You From, From?

“Excuse me sir, would you mind if I gave this gentleman the free seat beside you?” says a keen and kind Aliya Kanani before the beginning of her sold-out show. 

Tom Ward: Anthem

Tom Ward: Anthem

It’s a loud and rowdy Saturday night at Monkey Barrel. 

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

There’s not really any way to describe how much I enjoyed Glenn Moore’s show other than to say that by the halfway point, I had put my notepad away and was just enjoying the ri… 

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Sexy Brain is Tiff Stevenson’s tenth Edinburgh show – a mighty feat for any comedian. 

Morgan Rees: Bi and Large

Morgan Rees: Bi and Large

As the audience arrives for Morgan Rees’ show at the Pleasance, there’s a pair of shoes sticking out behind the curtain. 

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Dealing with grief is something that is very difficult because it’s so personal and particular to the individual. 

Alison Spittle: Wet

Alison Spittle: Wet

The Pleasance Attic on a sunny afternoon is hot, especially sitting in a sold-out crowd. 

Finlay Christie: OK Zoomer

Finlay Christie: OK Zoomer

When Finlay Christie won the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? competition in 2019, it seemed like his next year would be filled with preparation for his first Edinburgh sho… 

Wilf

Wilf

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre continues its tradition of being non-traditional this Christmas season. 

Krapp’s Last Tape with Go On

Krapp’s Last Tape with Go On

As director Dominic Hill welcomes us to the Tron theatre for this triumphant double bill, the audience cheers midway through his announcement at his mention of the return of live t… 

Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans (WIP)

Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans (WIP)

There was a comment made in an article in the Edinburgh Evening News just before the Fringe began about how, after the amount of time comedians have had to prepare for the 2021 Fri… 

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

Laura McMahon, One of the Gals

One of the Gals is completely packed. 

The Preacher

The Preacher

One of the strangest Fringe shows of recent memory is A Young Man Dressed as a Gorilla Dressed as an Old Man Sits Rocking in a Rocking Chair for 56 Minutes and Then Leaves – a sh… 

Sugar

Sugar

At just 22 years old, writer and performer Mabel Thomas brings her debut solo show Sugar to the Fringe. 

Jay Lafferty: Blether

Jay Lafferty: Blether

There is an incredible sense of comfort that I feel upon entering the Dining Room at Gilded Balloon to see Jay Lafferty’s Blether. 

Henry Churniavsky: Lockdown Diaries 2020-2021... Any End?

Henry Churniavsky: Lockdown Diaries 2020-2021... Any End?

Let’s admit it – Zoom calls are not ideal for stand-up comedy. 

Heads or Tails

Heads or Tails

The topic of death is so incredibly subjective, with reactions ranging from resignation and acceptance to angst and fearfulness. 

An Unsanitized Chat With Bianca Del Rio

An Unsanitized Chat With Bianca Del Rio

Comedy Editor James Macfarlane sits down with the one and only Bianca Del Rio to discuss her debut Fringe show 'Unsanitized'. 

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Comedy Editor James Macfarlane gets the latest details on the critically acclaimed comedian's tenth Edinburgh show. 

Kim Kalish: The Funny Thing About Death

Kim Kalish: The Funny Thing About Death

Comedy Editor James Macfarlane chats with comedian and storyteller Kim Kalish about her comedy background, her writing process and her debut Edinburgh show "The Funny Thing About D... 

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Comedy Editor James Macfarlane speaks with Sam Morrison about grief, laughs and his brand new hour "Sugar Daddy".