Edinburgh Fringe 2012 comedy for a fiver

Alan Francis, Catie Wilkins, Dan Mitchell, Ford & Akram, Jen Brister and more

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This article is from 2012.

Fringe for (around) a Fiver

Stuart Goldsmith's show Prick has raised a lot of pre-show publicity from the censorship of its title

AAA Stand-Up/Late

A trio of dandy comics for much less than the normal price of three in this annual not-late/late line-up. The earlier bill includes Tom Toal while the later roster has Lloyd Griffith.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 7.15pm/11pm, £6.

Alan Francis

Two decades on from winning So You Think You’re Funny, this Scotsman is still ploughing the festival beat. This year, Alan Francis Expands.
Gilded Balloon at Third Door, 622 6552, 1–3 Aug, 8.15pm, £5.

Barry Castagnola

Former Cyderdelic guy Castagnola returns to the Fringe with Where’s Barry?
Gilded Balloon at Third Door, 622 6552, 1–4 Aug, 7pm, £5.

BEASTS

From this new trio we are promised a ‘slick, hilarious and delightful sketch show’.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 2.15pm, £5.

A Betrayal of Penguins

Jaunty Irish narrative sketch troupe are Harmed and Dangerous.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1 & 2 Aug, 6.15pm, £5.

Caimh McDonnell

Another jovial sort from Eire (does anyone still call it that?), as the blonde bombshell charms everyone’s socks off with The Art of Conversation.
The Tron, 556 5375, 2–4 Aug, 6.20pm, £5.

Catie Wilkins

After her pleasing 2011 Fringe debut, Ms Wilkins (AKA Mrs Herring) chats about her middle name. It’s Joy.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 2 & 3 Aug, 7.45pm, £6.

Dan Mitchell

Free Egg is this chap’s show about paranoia, illness and fate. And, presumably, eggs.
Assembly Roxy, 623 3030, 2 & 3 Aug, 10.30pm, £6.

Dead Cat Bounce

With Howl of the She-Leopard, this comedy-rock power-trio will be leaving no chord unplucked.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 10.30pm, £5.

DeAnne Smith

A roaring success at the Melbourne comedy bash, Livin’ the Sweet Life is good for both your belly and your teeth.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1–4 Aug, 7.30pm, £5.

Denise Scott

A seasoned campaigner, this Aussie is making her Edinburgh debut. Let’s hope Regrets are not what she returns home with.
Assembly Hall, 623 3030, 2 & 3 Aug, 6.30pm, £5.

Eddie Pepitone

Eddie’s late-night Bloodbath should be well worth soaking in.
The Tron, 556 5375, 2 & 3 Aug, 11.40pm, £5.

Elis James

The pocket Welsh dynamo follows up his 2011 show about meeting your heroes with the intriguingly titled Speaking as a Mother.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 7pm, £5.

Fran Moulds

A Fringe debut this with Significant Human Error showcasing Moulds’ multi-character creating talents.
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 2.50pm, £6.

Ford & Akram

Last year they gave us a Humdinger, this time they’re dealing in a made-up word called Bamp!
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 3.15pm, £5.

Gearóid Farrelly


With Turbulence, Farrelly gives us a debut about life’s bumps and stresses.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1 & 2 Aug, 8.15pm, £5.

George Ryegold’s God-in-a-Bag

The ‘good’ doctor takes his leave from the stand-up field for a bit to generally practise his stage skills with a comedy play featuring him, Hattie ‘Holly’ Hayridge and Milo ‘Philberto’ McCabe.
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 1.45pm, £6.

Hannibal Buress

With a Best Newcomer nomination under his belt, this excellent US act will hope to deliver a suitably splendid sequel by Still Saying Stuff.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 9.45pm, £5.

Helen Arney

One of the top nerds on the circuit proves she has the Voice of an Angle. Not a typo, that.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 2 & 3 Aug, 6.15pm, £6.

Iain Stirling

The Scottish guy from CBBC gets to hang out with the older kids with his full Fringe debut, which asks how on earth he got here and does he want to play the clown forever?
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 9.40pm, £6.

The Imaginary Radio Programme

Arriving with the Pajama Men seal of approval, Drennon Davis gives us songs, sketches and special guests.
Assembly Roxy, 623 3030, 2 & 3 Aug, 10.30pm, £5.

Jen Brister

Last year we heaped praise on Brister by dubbing her four-star show about identity as ‘flamboyant’ and ‘madcap’, and we don’t expect her to let us down with Now and Then, this year’s offering concerning her inability to take responsibility.
The Caves, 556 5375, 2 & 3 Aug, 7.35pm, £5.

Jim Smallman

The former Tattooligan says Let’s Be Friends. He’s lost some down the years and wants new ones. You lot, actually.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1 & 2 Aug, 4.30pm, £5.

Josh Widdicombe

No relation (we think) but his irritation at the world’s small things has to come from somewhere deep inside. A solid comedy hour is virtually on the cards.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 7pm, £5.

Katherine Ryan


If enthusiasm alone were given a star rating, her posters would be crammed with fives all the way. After last year’s mixed-bag debut, the stroppy college inspector from C4’s Campus has Nature’s Candy dripping all over the place.
Gilded Balloon at Third Door, 622 6552, 1–3 Aug, 3.15pm, £5.

Kumail Nanjiani

This star of the alternative New York stand-up scene shoots some comedy breeze all over us.
Assembly Roxy, 623 3030, 2 & 3 Aug, 8pm, £5.

Late Night Gimp Fight

Dark stuff assured with a new set of taste-testing sketches from the acclaimed group.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 10pm, £6.

Laurence Clark

How do you feel when people tell you that you should follow your dreams: Inspired? Less so? Come and get Clark’s view.
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 5.20pm, £6.

Matthew Crosby

Must have loved striking out on his own from the Pappy’s boys last year as Matthew Crosby is back with Matthew Crosby is Matthew Crosby in Matthew Crosby (The Show). Wonder if Matthew Crosby will go on so much about Nando’s again?
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 4pm, £5.

Munfred Bernstein’s Cabinet of Wonder

A musical adventure from an unhinged man? It’s what the Fringe was made for, no?
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1–3 Aug, 3.45pm, £5.

Nick Beaton

This sounds fun: ‘An unapologetic onslaught of both anger and humility’ where ‘no one and nothing is sacred’. The new Patrick Monahan anyone?
The Shack, 226 0000, 1 & 2 Aug, 6.15pm, £5.

Nina Conti

Probably the finest half-Scottish vent in the business sticks her paws into some more mad puppet-like creations. Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 8.30pm, £6.

Oyster Eyes

The opinion-dividing sketch lot kept the captain warm last year, and now they’re hoping you’ll bring some rice. If you want to know what the hell that might be about, get on down.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 2 & 3 Aug, 10.25pm, £6.

Peacock & Gamble

The podcast geezers don’t care that no one wants them on telly. Or so they say.
Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 9.40pm, £5.

Rachel Stubbings

The online agony aunt phenomenon reaches Edinburgh.
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 3pm, £6.

Rory Scovel

Illuminati Only might be one of the more serious bits of social commentary on the Fringe or just a bit of fluffball silliness. Assembly Roxy, 623 3030, 2 & 3 Aug, 9.15pm, £5.

Sam Simmons

The oddball Aussie aims to consolidate after a successful 2011, which led to a Comedy Award nomination.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1–3 Aug, 9.15pm, £5.

Sara Pascoe

Two Fringes down and another former Campus star gets set to storm our barricades once more.
Assembly George Square, 623 3030, 1–3 Aug, 9.15pm, £6.

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

They’re also doing a kids show, but this is their filth-infused adult gig.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1–3 Aug, 10.40pm, £5.

Shappi Khorsandi

Britain’s no 1 Iranian comic (unless you count Omid) takes a trip into her embarrassing past.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 8.30pm, £5.

Sound & Fury

The US vaudeville gang take on the Faust legend. Good luck.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 2 & 3 Aug, 8pm, £6.

Stuart Goldsmith

Pre-Fringe publicity has gone through the roof with censorship of his show title, Prick.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 7.30pm, £5.

Superbard

One of a gaggle of comedic spoken word types this Fringe, Mr Superbard is apparently ‘Douglas Adams meets Sigur Ros’.
The Merchants’ Hall, 220 5911, 2–4 Aug, 9.10pm, £5.

Thea-Skot’s Miss Adventures

We dubbed her character-filled 2011 show as ‘delightfully batty’ and there’s no reason to expect it will be any different this time around.
The Caves, 556 5375, 2–4 Aug, 3.40pm, £5.

Thom Tuck

Fresh from his Best Newcomer nomination last year, the Penny Dreadful isn’t, thankfully, dressed as a mermaid in his press shots this year.
Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 8.10pm, £5.

Through the Looking Screen

From Anne Chmelewsky comes this classy bit of comedy opera about internet stalking.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 2 & 3 Aug, 3.35pm, £6.

Trevor Browne

This chap’s show contains stand-up, songs and poetry as we go on a journey in I Think … I Am.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, 1 & 2 Aug, 7pm, £5.

Vikki Stone

The musical-comedy lass is back with some Hot Mess. The mind boggles.
Underbelly, Bristo Square, 0844 545 8252, 1–3 Aug, 8.10pm, £6.

Will Franken

This ‘one-man Monty Python’ discusses Things We Did Before Reality.
The Caves, 556 5375, 2 & 3 Aug, 7.35pm, £5.

WitTank

Last Fringe, we gave this sketch trio one of our very few five-stars last year. They’re like Willy Wonka’s golden tickets, so WitTank must be hot to trot.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 1–3 Aug, 6.20pm, £5.

This article is from 2012.

Late Night Gimp Fight

Very off-the-wall sketches and songs in a fabulous late-night show.

Dead Cat Bounce … Howl of the She-Leopard

The comedy-rock powerhouse returns to blow Edinburgh’s knickers off. ‘One of the funniest damn acts on the planet.’ ★★★★★ (Time Out). Sydney Comedy Festival People’s Choice 2011 winners. Seen on Channel 4 and BBC3. www.offthekerb.co.uk. Ages 14+. Off The Kerb Productions by Arrangement with the Lisa Richards Agency.

Shappi Khorsandi: Dirty Looks and Hopscotch

  • 3 stars

When she was little, Shappi dreamed impossibly romantic dreams. She still does. But a love affair with a rock star left her thinking what on earth she was doing, thinking and in heaven's name wearing? 'Makes live comedy thrilling' (Evening Standard). www.offthekerb.co.uk. Ages 14+. Off The Kerb Productions.

Vikki Stone: Definitely

  • 3 stars

Catchy songs and smart jokes from Vikki Stone.

Catie Wilkins: Joy Is My Middle Name

  • 3 stars

Did the name your parents chose for you reflect their unrealistic expectations? Hope? Faith? Moon Unit? Catie Joy Wilkins hates smiling. Her middle name makes things worse. Find out what to do if your tooth snags during fellatio, how men created a feminist Swiss Army Knife (basically by adding a sewing kit) plus good news…

Laurence Clark: Inspired

  • 3 stars

Sceptical when told climb every mountain, reach for the skies and follow your dreams? Then this is definitely for you! Star of BBC1's We Won't Drop the Baby. 'Dangerously funny' ★★★★ (Scotsman). 'Brilliant' ★★★★★ (EdinburghGuide.com). Ages 14+. CKP in association with Beyond Compere.

Matthew Crosby is Matthew Crosby in Matthew Crosby (The Show)

  • 3 stars

Matthew Crosby, from sketch favourites Pappy's, returns with a new show. He'd love you to join him. Last year was a sell-out success with a string of four and five star reviews. This year, who knows? What we do know is that Matthew has appeared on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8/10 Cats and that he's written for Mock The…

Oyster Eyes Presents: Some Rice

  • 3 stars

Oyster Eyes are doing it again and this time they're really doing it. Breakthrough stars of Where Did All the Dogs Go?, The Chicken Gang and Daddies Chocolates! bring you their really good new show. Hot on their own heels, Oyster Eyes want to show you some cool jokes and a medley of sweet sketches, all in the world famous…

Stuart Goldsmith: Prick

‘Expert stand-up' (Sunday Times) for anyone who used to have principles. Selfishness, narcissism, violence and a winning smile. This show will make you a worse person. 'Utterly funny' ★★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). 'Brilliant' (Johnny Vegas). www.stuartgoldsmith.co.uk. Ages 18+. CKP by arrangement with Red Comedy and DAA…

AAA Stand-Up Late

Bound and Gagged Comedy. Total sell-out 2010-2012 returns with a brand new line-up. Laura Lexx: 'probably the funniest solo comedian that we saw all week' (edfringe.com 2012). 'One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see' (GQ Magazine). Nick Dixon: Finalist-'So You Think You're Funny?' 2012.

Alan Francis Expands

  • 4 stars

After twenty years on the circuit eating pies from petrol stations there's no doubt he has expanded. 'Timing that could give Accurist a run for its money' ★★★★ (Scotsman). 'Delivery is pitch perfect' ★★★★ (List). Ages 14+. RBM.

BEASTS

  • 3 stars

Beasts present a night of sketch comedy.

DeAnne Smith: Livin' The Sweet Life

  • 3 stars

Life's great when you're rich(er than most people on the planet). Not only does DeAnne pay strangers to remove her body hair, she also has a guy drive her around town in a large, expensive vehicle. (Okay, a bus.) But still, this 2011 Barry Award Nominee's doing waaaay better than 1.7 billion people in poverty. This is a…

Denise Scott - Regrets

  • 3 stars

This is multi award-winning Australian comedian Denise Scott's Fringe debut. She's sold out shows at home for years, becoming a household name. Now it's time for Edinburgh to see why Scotty is Australian comedy's next big thing (even though she's been around for a while). Winner - Festival Directors' Award, Melbourne…

Barry Castagnola in Where's Barry

  • 3 stars

Barry Castagnola / EdCom Productions. Barry Castagnola (Cyderdelic, 11 O'Clock Show, The Swingers) is late for his gig… 'Character comedy at its best' (Independent). 'Fantastically innovative and astonishingly funny' ★★★★★ (List). 'Innumerable comic moments … a hugely entertaining and intelligent piece of character…

A Betrayal of Penguins - Harmed and Dangerous

Comedy's three sweatiest men return with the most white-knuckle, frenetic hour at the Fringe this year, as they (consensually) take you places you've never been before. Following on from three hugely successful runs in a row, Irish comedy's brightest stars return to Edinburgh for just 12 performances of their brand new…

Caimh McDonnell: The Art of Conversation

Join Irish comedian Caimh (Bafta nominee and writer on Sarah Millican Television Programme) on a whistle-stop tour of his own social ineptitudes. If small talk is your kryptonite, then this is the show for you! An hour of stand-up comedy about people and how they're really not worth the effort. Caimh was never a big fan…

Dan Mitchell - Free Egg

  • 2 stars

When comedian Dan Mitchell is ill (proper ill, mind), nothing is right. The bed is too lumpy, the duvet is too hot and there's a seagull outside his window playing mind games. He wants nothing more than to lie back watching squirrel movies, getting his brow mopped. But Dan's internet is down and his brow remains unmopped…

Eddie Pepitone's Bloodbath

  • 4 stars

Eddie Pepitone is an Apocalyptic-American (with a conscience) and a master of the dark art of stand-up comedy. Hailed as Don Rickles meets Eckhart Tolle, the Bitter Buddha is a force of nature onstage, switching between social rage and self-doubt. Eddie's been seen on Flight of the Conchords, Chappelle's Show, House M.

Ford and Akram: Bamp!

  • 3 stars

Ford and Akram are back. Returning to the Fringe following the success of 2011's Humdinger, they present their new show, Bamp - an adventure story told with panache and homemade props. Join them as they perform sketches, sing a bit, possibly dance and do bad impressions of people you don't know (ie Yasmine's mother).

Fran Moulds: Significant Human Error

  • 2 stars

Debut solo show from Radio 4 comedian, Fran Moulds, featuring six original characters including Dan Riley, a horndog theologian, Ryan, a base-jumping Aussie legend, Morgana Haught, the celeb correspondent for a liberal broadsheet, and Sarah, the teenager from Bolton who's just converted to Islam. Not controversial.

Hannibal Buress

Stand-up from the comedy writer for NBC's Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.

Iain Stirling: Happy to Be the Clown?

  • 4 stars

The former Edinburgh University law student got his start busting guts between case law study.

Jim Smallman: Let's Be Friends

Award-winning comedian Jim Smallman (BBC 5Live's Fighting Talk) has dedicated his life to work, losing friends along the way. Now he wants new ones, and he's looking at you. ★★★★★ (NewCurrent.com). 'Wonderfully gritty' (Guardian). Ages 16+. Contains strong language. Best Medicine Management.

Jim Smallman's Group Therapy

Everyone's got problems. Have yours solved by a group of entirely unqualified stand-up comics, corralled by tattooed idiot Jim Smallman. 'Silver-tongued banter likely to charm most audiences' (Chortle.co.uk). Ages 18+. Contains strong language. Best Medicine Management.

Gearoid Farrelly: Turbulence

  • 3 stars

Gearoid makes his Edinburgh debut with Turbulence, a stand-up show about life's little bumps and major stresses. Turbulent events covered include break-ups, career-choices, childhood addiction to Kinder Surprise eggs, school reunions and sibling rivalry. Gearoid was a finalist in So You Think You're Funny? in 2008. Since…

George Ryegold's God-In-A-Bag

  • 3 stars

George Ryegold. The winner of Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2011 reveals a different side to everyone's favourite doctor - a precarious love life, an enduring friendship and a dangerous, earth-shattering new theory. Starring Toby Williams, Hattie Hayridge (Red Dwarf), Dan Mersh (Fresh Meat), Lindsay…

Helen Arney - Voice of an Angle

  • 2 stars

Le Geek, c'est chic! New show of stand-up, science, songs and silliness from the acclaimed geek songstress, Festival of the Spoken Nerd-ette and purveyor of the finest musical comedy. In Dave TV's 'Top 10 stand-ups to see in 2011', hailed as the 'Thinking Nerd's Crumpet', Helen appears on Radio 4's Infinite Monkey Cage…

The Imaginary Radio Programme: Drennon Davis Presented by The Pajama Men

From his elaborate characters and impressions, to his provocative songs and animation, Drennon is quickly making a name for himself as one of the most innovative young minds in today's comedy scene. His performances of the Imaginary Radio Programme combine live-looped songs and beatboxing with one-man sketches and an…

Kumail Nanjiani

  • 4 stars

Kumail Nanjiani is an American comedian who moved to the US from Pakistan when he was 18 years old. Some of his comedy is about that, most of it is not. Most of his comedy is about the things he loves - video games and horror movies - and the things he's afraid of - loud noises, strangers, horror movies. Ages 16+.

Munfred Bernstein's Cabinet of Wonder

  • 2 stars

Welcome to Munfred Bernstein's Cabinet of Wonder. This hilarious musical misadventure from a man unhinged is a cabaret of wild tales, collected from the four known corners of the globe. Munfred has scoured the lengths of the earth, and from his travels this rambunctious raconteur brings back stories and songs most curious…

Nick Beaton Does Not Play Well With Others

From Canada to LA to London, and now Edinburgh, Nick Beaton’s journeys have given him a lot to talk about. He is here now to share his thoughts on every detail. Not deterred by the social norms of middle class morality, Beaton isn’t afraid to talk about all the things that make us human with blunt hilarious honesty. This…

Nina Conti: Dolly Mixtures

Nina Conti's award-winning ventriloquism blends oddball characters with wit and good humour.

Rory Scovel: Illuminati Only

Rory Scovel performs an hour of stand-up for all members of the prestigious Illuminati during the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Do not be afraid to visit your Secret Brother of the Secret Brotherhood as he dissects the very thoughts of his own mind and external experiences. Open to all who are established members of the…

Sara Pascoe vs the Truth

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Dawn Sedgwick Management. Nothing in life is certain. Everything we believe is subjective. Evidence can be manipulated by predispositions and prejudices. You could just be a brain in a lab being stimulated by electrical impulses. Or, if each cell in your body is replaced over…

Rachel Stubbings Is Stubbing Out Problems

  • 3 stars

Worried your ex is over you? Scared of clowns? Hi, I'm Rachel: a world-class agony aunt, hell-bent on helping people less fortunate than myself (you). Having prevented my parents' divorce and loads of other cool stuff it's clear I have a gift, a healing gift, so I created Stubbing Out Problems, an online agony aunt…

Sam Simmons - About the Weather

  • 2 stars

Nominee - Best Comedy, Edinburgh Fringe 2011. Australia's maestro of suburban absurdism is back. A man is standing next to another man, they have nothing in common and nothing to speak of, perhaps they can talk about the weather. Winner - Best Comedy, Adelaide Fringe 2011. Nominee - Best Comedy, Melbourne Comedy Festival…

The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - Boo Lingerie

Brand new Socky Horror Show from the stars of stage, screen, YouTube and Doctor Who DVDs (they appear as hidden extras on classics including The War Games and Horns of Nimon) with songs, sketches, socks and violence. And maybe zombies. 'An absolute triumph combining the best bits of stand-up with revue and musical comedy…

The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - Chunky Woollen Nits

For the first time the stars of stage, screen, and Doctor Who DVDs present a show suitable for kids aged seven upwards (and their pet grown-ups). Songs, sketches, socks and violence. 'Filthy wee tykes' ★★★★ (Scotsman). 'An absolute triumph combining the best bits of stand-up with revue and musical comedy' ★★★★ 1/2…

Sound & Fury's Doc Faustus

  • 2 stars

The three-time People's Choice (Adelaide Fringe) award-winning LA-based Vaudeville trio brought hits Cyranose (2008) and Sherlock (2009), which assured their triumphant return! Now, a parody mash-up play of Faust and every Western movie ever made, with song, silliness, and sex…ual innuendo! 'This is a delightful hour!…

Superbard Starts to Save the World

Tea Fuelled. The soul-stilling completeness of perfect true love? Or the knowledge that through boycotting love you could save the world? Superbard (BBC Radio 4, Newsnight), your storyteller from the future, faces these kinds of dilemmas every day. Join him for an uplifting adventure through epic time travel, tragic…

Thom Tuck Flips Out

  • 3 stars

2011 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Thom Tuck returns to the Fringe with a show about animal instincts, gender… and gymnastics. 'Fruity, befuddled and increasingly melancholy' (Guardian). 'Shades of Stewart Lee' (Chortle.co.uk). 'A watchable, charming performer' (Independent). Ages 14+. Thom Tuck / SO Comedy.

Through the Looking Screen

  • 3 stars

Meet Annabel, a 27-year-old obsessed with her colleague, Sebastian. Annabel is convinced that the only way for her to be united with her colleague, is to approach Sebastian online. Empowered with Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, will Annabel ever get her man? Composed, written and directed by Anne Chmelewsky (The Office…

Trevor Browne - I Think … I Am

  • 1 star

Trevor Browne - the greatest folk-rock singer of all time takes a well-earned break from international fame to go on a spiritual journey of self-discovery. In this all-new Edinburgh show, he tells his story through a unique mix of hilarious stand-up, songs, and poetry. 'A masterful command of the audience … Browne's…

Thea-Skot's Miss Adventures

The 2011 Funny's Funny and 2010 Funny Women Finalist returns with another 'delightfully batty' (List) character comedy show. From the team that brought you The Human Tuning Fork (Telegraph's Best of the Fringe 2011) comes another surreal adventure into Miss Thea-Skot's mind of many characters. Britain's number one vocal…

Things We Did Before Reality

Armed with a 'highly developed sense of the absurd' (New York Times), comedy virtuoso Will Franken deluges his audiences with a kaleidoscopic tsunami of mind-blowing character comedy so funny that people stop laughing only long enough to drop their jaws. A one man 'Monty Python' (San Francisco Chronicle), Franken has been…

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