And Still Rarely Rong

And Still Rarely Rong

And Still Rarely Rong presents a humorous look at family life from dead-pan Geordie, Gary Coleman. Opening with a gag about how he shares a name with the late, but great, Different Strokes actor, Gary instantly held the audience in the palm of his hand with his laid back story-telling style... 

The Bongo Club Cabaret (and NYE Club)

The Bongo Club Cabaret (and NYE Club)

The Bongo Cabaret always has a lot to live up to, being well regarded as one of the best cabarets at the Fringe. Once again this year’s opening performance did not disappoint. One of the best features of the night is that although you never know what you’re in for, you can guarantee that you’ll leave with another five shows added to your (never-ending) Fringe wish list... 

Holly Burn: The H Club

Holly Burn: The H Club

Holly Burn seems to think she has provided us with something we have always wanted: the chance to join a private members club. As we enter the cavernous, underground room we are welcomed to ‘The H Club: Edinburgh’s least exclusive private members club... 

Diane Spencer: Exquisite Bad Taste

Diane Spencer: Exquisite Bad Taste

Diane Spencer bursts onto the stage and within seconds stuns the audience into shocked silence with her new show Exquisite Bad Taste. To be honest that is exactly what this show is, with added glitter and special effects... 

News Smash

News Smash

Gathering a bunch of your mates to do some low brow slots on a late night comedy show doesn’t really count as a ‘rotating line-up of the world’s best comedians dissecting current events, getting political and putting society right,’ even if you do put in a short quiz at the end with a couple of questions about the Olympics... 

Brides of Comedy

Brides of Comedy

To me the word ‘bride’ conjures images of women in white gowns, demurely and beautifully gliding about. So when Paula Williamson and Claire Jones bounded on stage looking as though they’d been dragged through twelve hedges backwards, in pajamas stained with various bodily fluids I didn’t think it was a particularly fitting title...