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The best of comedy at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe2 Aug 2012
Dylan Moran, Tim Key, Russell Kane, Jimmy Carr amongst stars
Dylan Moran The first of three winners on this list of the big Edinburgh comedy award in its various guises shows that he’s no less grumpy on stage now as he was when he scooped the Perrier back in 1996. Edinburgh Playhouse, 0844 871 3014, 15, 23 Aug…
2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Comedy highlights11 Jul 2012
Tim Key, Andrew Doyle, Andrew Maxwell, Dylan Moran and more
Andrew Doyle. Last year, Doyle’s show featured some pretty ripe comedy bravado during a Crash Course in Depravity, while for this August he’s doing Whatever it Takes. Bold words from a daring comic. Andrew Maxwell. One of the most reliably gifted…
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominations27 Aug 2009
Who's up for the Fringe's top prize?
The name may be up for debate, but what isn't in doubt is the prestige of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards and the impact it can have on a comic's career. Known in its most memorable form as the Perrier Award from 1981 to 2005, followed by a brief stint…
Water under the bridge28 Jul 2009
Former Perrier Award winners appearing at the 2009 festival
Brian Donaldson picks out a quintet of former Perrier Award winners who are appearing again this year without having to worry about all that nomination nonsense
Joke-e-oke21 Aug 2008
This strangely simple but effective pub game lets punters try out their favourite comedian's routine, with help from an autocue. Just like karaoke, a mix of real talent and boozy have-a-go heroes come out the woodwork to copy Richard Pryor, Dylan Moran…
'It’s a comedy colonic!' - David O’Doherty22 Jul 2008
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Jay Richardson meets David O’Doherty, the mild-mannered comic whose musical musings and offbeat observations have won him a legion of indie followers. This year he’ll be feeding his insomnia by entertaining kids and adults alike As an award-winning…
Best of the Edinburgh International Film Festival6 Jun 2008
When the 62nd Edinburgh Film Festival begins on 18th June it will be more than the just the programme of films and number of celebrity appearances that is under scrutiny. This year is also the first for the festival in its new home in the cultural…
Bill Bailey14 Aug 2006
A big part of Bill Bailey’s appeal down the years is that he has always slapped on a look of bemused befuddleness, as though he really wasn’t sure where he was or why he was there in the first place. As if to scythe this notion down as quickly as it was…