Gein's Family Giftshop

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Like persistent dandruff, the multi award-winning sketch group are back and they are itching to show you what theyve come up with. Skin ailments aside, the four strong, five star sketch group cant wait to hawk out their highly anticipated third hour. Wouldunsettle even the darkest League of Gentlemen fan (SundayTimes).A joy to watch (Skinny).Intense, inventive sketch comedy (Mail on Sunday).Dark and uniquely depraved sketches… tight and impishly inventive (Fest).Their glorious filthy and Juvenile punchlines hit the mark (Chortle).The trios timing is terrific (Guardian).

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Reviews & features

Ten of the best Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows that aren't stand-up

2 Aug 2017

There's a huge wealth of improv, sketch and character comedy to enjoy at this year's Fringe

Stand-up comedy shows tend to get the most attention at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe but that shouldn't always be the case. Edinburgh has also played host to some of the most famous proponents of sketch, character and improv comedy, including The…

Kiri Pritchard-McLean – 'I grew up on a farm where you're confronted with horrific things'

25 Jul 2017

Kiri Pritchard-McLean is set to be pretty busy this Fringe. She's performing her second solo show Appropriate Adult, acclaimed sketch group Gein's Family Giftshop (of which she is co-writer) are up for their third outing, there's a one-night performance…

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 2

10 Aug 20152 stars

Tales of terror and scatological sketches fail to grip

The PE kit-wearing 2014 SketchFest winners jogged into Edinburgh last year to deliver a largely well-received debut hour with its gallery of monsters, microscopic detailing of life’s more repulsive moments and smattering of penile exposure. Suffering…

Festival preview: Gein’s Family Giftshop

1 Jul 2015

Manchester sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop assure us that the terror has only really just begun

While talking on the phone to Ed Easton of sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop, the signal is so bad that he hotfoots it out into the garden. Is he going to be all right out there? What if it rains? ‘It’s fine, I’ve got a hoodie. Though I only had one…

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