Patrick Turpin: A Brother for Jonathan

Patrick Turpin: A Brother for Jonathan

Patrick Turpin cuts a vulnerable figure on stage, baring his soul (and, without giving too much away, his nipples) to the world in his debut hour that delves into childhood memorie… 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! It's the Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show - and It's Free!

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! It's the Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show - and It's Free!

It seems arbitrary, if not foolish, to award a star rating to something like the Malcolm Hardee Awards Show. 

Pippa Evans: Don't Worry, I Don't Know Who I Am Either

Pippa Evans: Don't Worry, I Don't Know Who I Am Either

Pippa Evans has something of the music hall about her - and thankfully, by that I don’t mean dubious mother-in-law jokes and a touch of old fashioned racism. 

Testiculating (Waving Your Arms Talking B*ll*cks)

Testiculating (Waving Your Arms Talking B*ll*cks)

Eric Lampaert makes no claims to be tackling the big issues - in Testiculating (Waving Your Arms Talking B*ll*cks), he talks about everything and anything that catches his eye from… 

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

In Set List, spontaneity is the name of the game; a selection of comics perform completely improvised sets in front of your eyes, with nothing to guide them but key phrases which a… 

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club: Showcase Show

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club: Showcase Show

Hilarity Bites, as comedy showcases at the Fringe go, is a solid choice - a mix of an experienced compere and a good range of acts promising a solid hour of entertainment. 

Hate 'n' Live

Hate 'n' Live

Hate ‘n’ Live is a night that revels in a non-PC, outrageous and often obscene approach to comedy. 

The Best of The Real MacGuffins

The Best of The Real MacGuffins

The Real MacGuffins are clearly skilled and practised performers, exuding a confident, polished stage presence from the start - playing the gracious hosts at this, a party celebrat… 

Cariad and Louise's Character Hour

Cariad and Louise's Character Hour

Cariad Lloyd prefaced the show with an announcement - her double act partner, Louise Ford, had left Edinburgh in the last few days due to unforeseen circumstances. 

The Comedy Zone

The Comedy Zone

The Comedy Zone is a showcase night that comes with more than it’s fair share of prestige, and no little amount of pressure. 

Toby: Fuzzbuzz

Toby: Fuzzbuzz

Fuzzbuzz can hardly be described as a sketch show. 

Rob Auton: The Face Show

Rob Auton: The Face Show

Rob Auton’s show has a mercurial quality, slipping somewhere between spoken word show, stand up comedy and theatrical piece. 

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast is a chat show that revels in the niche. 

Abandoman: Hot Desk

Abandoman: Hot Desk

Never have the dual interpretations of MC melded together so fluidly as in Rob Broderick, the leading light of Abandoman. 

This is Your Trial

This is Your Trial

An interactive, improvised courtroom drama, This is Your Trial puts the audience under scrutiny, pulling people onto the stage as the accused, charged with ridiculous crimes. 

Richard Gadd: Breaking Gadd

Richard Gadd: Breaking Gadd

Richard Gadd is a deeply disturbed young man. 

The Incredible Paul F Taylor

The Incredible Paul F Taylor

Theatrically interesting in the most accessible of ways, Paul F Taylor opens the show in the guise of an infomercial, claiming to be taking pills that cure him of his comedy lifest… 

Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Take four comics and ask them to perform their own stand up routines. 

Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall: Success Arms

Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall: Success Arms

At first glance, Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall appears a mild mannered, softly spoken young man, cutting an endearing figure as he gently chatted with the audience throughout the show… 

The Bearpit Podcast Podcast

The Bearpit Podcast Podcast

Imagine local talk radio teamed up with Inside the Actors Studio. 

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

To say that Alternative Comedy Memorial Society is a cult phenomenon is an understatement… and to call it a showcase night would be wildly simplifying the interactive, experiment…