As I take my seat in Mono Restaurant for Drag Queen Wine Tasting, I’m immediately struck by how professional everything looks.
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.
After a year away, Mabel Thomas brings her acclaimed show Sugar back to the Fringe, this time in person.
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.
“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.
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…
It’s a loud and rowdy Saturday night at Monkey Barrel.
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…
Sexy Brain is Tiff Stevenson’s tenth Edinburgh show – a mighty feat for any comedian.
As the audience arrives for Morgan Rees’ show at the Pleasance, there’s a pair of shoes sticking out behind the curtain.
Dealing with grief is something that is very difficult because it’s so personal and particular to the individual.
The Pleasance Attic on a sunny afternoon is hot, especially sitting in a sold-out crowd.
Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre continues its tradition of being non-traditional this Christmas season.
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…
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…
One of the Gals is completely packed.
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…
At just 22 years old, writer and performer Mabel Thomas brings her debut solo show Sugar to the Fringe.
There is an incredible sense of comfort that I feel upon entering the Dining Room at Gilded Balloon to see Jay Lafferty’s Blether.
Let’s admit it – Zoom calls are not ideal for stand-up comedy.
The topic of death is so incredibly subjective, with reactions ranging from resignation and acceptance to angst and fearfulness.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane sits down with the one and only Bianca Del Rio to discuss her debut Fringe show 'Unsanitized'.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane gets the latest details on the critically acclaimed comedian's tenth Edinburgh show.
Comedy Editor James Macfarlane speaks with Sam Morrison about grief, laughs and his brand new hour "Sugar Daddy".
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...