Cocktail of the Day: Large Mojito

Cocktail of the Day: Large Mojito

Large Mojito at Pollyanna's... And then bed!  

Cocktail of the Day: Fringe First

Cocktail of the Day: Fringe First

A delicious Fringe First cocktail at Brookes Bar with the super funny and talented Naomi Petersen! Go see her show I Am Telling You I'm Not Going... and tonight she didn't! 

Cocktail of the Day: Backwards Trevor

Cocktail of the Day: Backwards Trevor

Sharing what we can only describe as a Backwards Trevor with Nick Hall at the Pleasance. Go see Nick in Szcrabble - he's super good! Then have a Backwards Trevor. 

Cocktail of the Day: Venetian Spritz

Cocktail of the Day: Venetian Spritz

Sinking a Venetian Spritz with Tom from Tom and Will's Open Swim – Go see them – they are funnnnnnyyyyy. 

Cocktail of the Day: Prosecco Gold Rush

Cocktail of the Day: Prosecco Gold Rush

Keeping it classy with a Prosecco Gold Rush at La Piazza - Prosecco, Archers and Vodka. Nice. 

Cocktail of the Day: Bottega Bellini

Cocktail of the Day: Bottega Bellini

Forcing down a Bottega Bellini at the Pleasance. I'm a picture of health today. 

Cocktail of the Day: 80 Days Daiquiri

Cocktail of the Day: 80 Days Daiquiri

Spreading my wings and trying an 80 Days Daiquiri at the IBIS Southbridge. Delish!! 

Cocktail of the Day: Raspberry Cosmo

Cocktail of the Day: Raspberry Cosmo

Sipping on a sickly sweet Raspberry Cosmo in a jar at the Pleasance Courtyard. I'm sandwiched between two fellow players of the Free Association - go see Jacuzzi - it's HOT improv. 

Cocktail of the Day: Mojito

Cocktail of the Day: Mojito

Clare Plested is still smiling as she continues her quest to bring us the Cocktail of the Day. 

​The Marked’s Ailin Conant ‘Ripping and stomping a delicately crafted mask to shreds’

​The Marked’s Ailin Conant ‘Ripping and stomping a delicately crafted mask to shreds’

Homelessness is increasing, nationwide, with rough sleepers in London alone doubling since 2010. Theatre Témoin returns to the Fringe with The Marked, a mask, puppetry and physical theatre show exploring the links between childhood trauma and adult homelessness, aiming to give some of the most vulnerable people in our society a voice on stage... 

John Pendal: Religion is the same as kinky sex

John Pendal: Religion is the same as kinky sex

Former International Mr Leather, John Pendal compares organised religion with the fetish world. And finds plenty of overlap. 

​Rachel McCrum talks Rally & Broad, Stage vs Page, and the ‘Thing’ of a Night

​Rachel McCrum talks Rally & Broad, Stage vs Page, and the ‘Thing’ of a Night

Rachel McCrum, inaugural BBC Scotland Poet In Residence in 2015, has just wrapped up the last shows of Rally & Broad, a spoken word, music and live lit events series she ran with Jenny Lindsay from 2012 to 2016... 

On the Mic podcast: Toby Hadoke interview

On the Mic podcast: Toby Hadoke interview

Toby Hadoke is a stand up comedian, actor, writer and broadcaster. He's also a Doctor Who fan. In this extended interview he tells Martin Walker about his hugely successful one man comedy shows based on the great SF series... 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Beauties and the Beats Tour

Now running for just over 17 years and seen by one million people, the Lady Boys are most certainly back in town and after all these years you would think it would be hard to keep its freshness and maybe, after a while seem quite tired, but I would say the opposite is the case... 

Christian O'Connell: You've Ruined My Morning... and Other Fan Mail

Christian O'Connell: You've Ruined My Morning... and Other Fan Mail

Many people will of course know Christian O’Connell from presenting the Absolute Radio Breakfast Show of which he has been doing now for over 10 years and in his time on the station, has won more Sony Radio Academy Awards (a whopping 14) than any other UK radio presenter...