Piff the Magic Dragon is the character creation of comic magician, John van der Put.
Radio Active is an 80s Radio 4 satirical sketch show, born from the Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In 2004 Lawrence won a BBC New Comedy Award.
I like Sarah Callaghan.
Not all live comedy is presented in this way.
Television personality, Patrick Kielty, attempts to revive
his stand up career in what is billed as a fresh hour of comedy.
I wouldn’t normally mention a show’s venue in a comedy review, but David Mills is performing in a gorgeous space in the Voodoo Rooms.
It’s a mark of Tony Law’s success as a surrealist that when he buggers up the start of the show, one wonders if it’s supposed to happen.
Acclaimed double act LetLuce (Lucy Pearman and Letty Butler) offer an entertaining hour of very silly, loosely connected sketches on a nautical theme.
Lewis Schaffer states that although he normally occupies rooms on one of the free fringes during August, for his 2015 run he’s charging folk a fiver.
In all likelihood, you’ll have already noticed the five star
rating attached to this review.
Surrealist comedian Paul Foot is an Edinburgh Fringe institution.
Twenty-three-year-old Sarah Callaghan lives at home with her mum – and for this hour we are transported to her three-by-five-metre bedroom in her home in working-class London.
Jess Robinson is a first class mimic.
It’s the top of the show and on an otherwise empty stage, in front of a capacity crowd, a phone is ringing.
One Trick Pony is the follow up to the critically acclaimed mouthful of a fringe show, Adrienne Truscott’s Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little…
Ria Lina presents a comic show on political correctness that purports to raid society’s taboos.
British Asian, Paul Sinha, makes a very welcome return to the Stand Comedy Club during the Fringe after a four-year absence.
Mark Thomas is a comedian and
activist best known for political shows that seek to both satirise the status
quo and, importantly, share ideas on how to challenge it.
Everybody, it seems, has a view on comedian Jim Davidson.
Fans of Barry Cryer – and there are legions of them – will adore this rambling stream-of-consciousness comedy show about nothing in particular.
As a comedian, Robert Newman seems somewhat unqualified to espouse a new
theory of evolution, especially a theory that is rejected by most scientists.
In Mitch Benn: Don’t Believe a Word, the musical satirist attempts to explain why we should all put our faith in science over religion and superstition.
Paul Foot’s offstage microphone isn’t working, so the pre-show announcement of Paul Foot - Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon # Major is apparently ruined.
Ivor Dembina cut his teeth on the alternative comedy circuit
with original material, so I was surprised to discover him performing a show
called Old Jewish Jokes for the third
I admit to having felt a tad disappointed when I heard that Josie Long wasn’t doing her political stuff this year.
“Heard of Simon Munnery?” asks the blurb in the Fringe programme.
I was unprepared for the black skin-tight onesie that arch-surrealist Tony Law was wearing as he bounded onto the stage.
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