When Andrew O’Neill starts his show with a ditty advising how to cook baby meat, swiftly followed by challenging an elderly woman in the front row to ‘a fight in the rain’, i…
In the rickety, bomb shelteresque ‘Beside’ venue, located deep in the bowels of the Pleasance Courtyard, Zoe Lyons is in typical, yarn-spinning mood.
Many people spend an inordinate amount of their lives fiddling with their penises.
Considering that all the members of this Glaswegian trio are award-winning (and by this I mean prestigious awards like ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ and Chortle, rather than Be…
If you’d never seen Matt Kirshen before, as he begins his set you’d be forgiven for thinking you were merely watching an overly enthusiastic sound technician, such is his affab…
While call centres are certainly no stranger to the routines of stand-ups, it is a rarity to find someone from the other side of the fence.
Upon entering the Wee Coo venue tucked away to the side of the Udderbelly behemoth, Catriona Knox has transmogrified into the imposing Greek waitress that typifies many a holiday t…
Matthew Highton had absolutely no right to make this an enjoyable show.
In the beguiling little bunker that is the Tron, the Lunchtime Club, class of 2011, are predictably well attended.
I must admit that I’ve never attended a stand-up gig where the audience is implored by the comic to perform the national anthem before commencing.
While Arthur Smith protests that he’s no longer on the sauce, the format and sheer unpredictability of this concept seem like they were conceived on some booze-addled bender.
Having enjoyed a couple of drinks before Jason John Whitehead’s show, I became acutely aware within five minutes that I was desperate for a pee.
Paul McCaffrey can very much be categorised as an observational comedian.
Just Up The Stairs at The Caves is packed to the rafters for this mid-afternoon hour of sketch comedy.
Veritable veterans of the Fringe, NewsRevue return with their unique whirlwind tour of the last year’s current affairs.
There is a clear, and very much appreciated Python influence at the start of this show as two hooded monks glide onto the stage humming in a mysterious medieval tone.
Dana Alexander arrives on this side of the Atlantic with a significant reputation, but the venue chosen for Alexander can only be described as ambitiously large for a comic at her …