Andrew Maxwell

  • The List
  • 23 August 2007

This article is from 2007.

Andrew Maxwell

5 Questions

The once official King of Comedy (c/o E4) Andrew Maxwell is once again howling at the moon and waxing lyrically at the Fringe. Here he takes absolutely no prisoners with our Q&A

5 words to describe this year’s show, Waxin’?

Beautiful, real life, white lies.

4 stand-ups/comedy acts who you think should be more famous in September than they are now?

Rhod Gilbert, Jim Jeffries, Steve Hughes, Stephen K Amos.

3 reasons why you love Edinburgh in August?

Friends, fun and filth.

2 things that bug you about Edinburgh in August?

Nowhere to park and the dread of the har.

1 thing you’d change about the comedy world

Less cringing and more binging.

Waxin’, Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 27 Aug, 8.20pm, £12.50–13.50 (£11–12); Maxwell’s Fullmooners, Baby Belly, 0870 745 3083, 23–26 Aug, 11.55pm, £12.

Andrew Maxwell

  • 4 stars

The storytelling antics of the Irish scamp continue to delight, shooting off in directions but always coming back to the laughter.'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'

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