Top five comics called Chris at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

A countdown of comedic Christophers, including Coltrane, Ramsey, Stokes, Fitchew and Mayo


This article is from 2013.

Top five comics called Chris at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

The many faces of Chris Fitchew

Chris Fitchew

Formerly one half of Lick & Chew, Jack of All Trades is his debut solo affair.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 31 Jul–26 Aug.

Chris Coltrane

For those pining for a good solid political comedian, this guy could be your saviour.
Globe, 3–24 Aug.

Chris Ramsey

Just the three dates for this rising star as he revisits his hour about luck.
Underbelly, 23–25 Aug.

Chris Stokes

After an impressive 2012 debut appearance, the young comic delivers a show on the perils of honesty.
Pleasance Courtyard, 31 Jul–25 Aug.

Chris Mayo

Russell Kane is a fan of this bright comic who this year is exploring his own identity crisis.
The Caves, 1–25 Aug.

This article is from 2013.

Chris Coltrane: Compassion is Subversive

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In a world where kindness has become a radical act, let's beat the Tories with love and punchlines! Join comedian and activist Chris Coltrane for an hour of political stand-up, protest stories and hardcore joy. If you love the NHS, libraries, feminism and fighting bad guys, then this is the show for you. Revolution 85…

Chris Fitchew in Jack of All Trades

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Bound & Gagged Comedy. Chris Fitchew, in his debut Edinburgh festival solo show, brings together a fast and furious comedy spectacle. With an array of fun-loving and haphazardous characters, breakneck and side-splitting sketches, a sprinkling of hilarious songs, and a dance-off that has to be seen to be believed.

Chris Mayo's Identity Crisis

Hello, I'm comedian and actor Chris Mayo, at least, I think I am and every day I'm asked to be someone different, from Wise King to awkward naked man in a car magazine. Join me in my new stand-up show as I unpick all the identities I've inhabited and aim to discover which one I think is the real me. 'A stick of charm who…

Chris Stokes Tells It Like It Possibly Could Potentially Might Be

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Lee Martin for Gag Reflex. Brand new show from Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival Best Show winner 2012. Honesty is a virtue and widely perceived to be the best policy. So why do so many people seem to use it as an excuse to be rude? Tired of being told it like it is? Chris (Dave's One Night Stand, Radio 4) tells you how…


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