Comedy

4★★★★

Review: Tom Houghton: The Honourable at Pleasance Dome

Boarding schools, skiing holidays and Crash Bandicoot on the PS1. Tom Houghton opens our eyes to a whole new perspective of the upper-class in his honourable new Fringe show. The focus of Tom’s show is almost ...
Brett Goldstein

Festival Favourites: Brett Goldstein

We chat to our Festival Favourite Brett Goldstein ahead of this year's Fringe. Brett Goldstein, your show tackles sex, porn, love and addiction.Has your love life been a bit rocky of late? Brett Goldstein: I...
Jess Robinson

Festival Favourites: Jess Robinson

We chat to our Festival Favourite Jess Robinson ahead of her performance at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Can you tell us a little about the show? Jess Robinson: It’s called No Filter and it’s a litt...

Award Winners: Natalie Palamides

We chat to Award Winner Natalie Palamides ahead of their performance at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Tell us about your show My show follows a pretty cool dude, Nate, on his journey to find love. O...
Rachel Parris

Festival Favourites: Rachel Parris

We chat to our Festival Favourite Rachel Parris ahead of her performances at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. You’re a musician, improviser, character comic, stand- up, actor, and now satirist. What do y...

Comedy Newcomers: Our pick of the best fresh talent

Check out these new faces on the comedy block before they get scooped up for a Netflix special, says Gayle Anderson. Micky Overman The background bit Dutch-born Micky offers up an unusual combo of whimsy and...

Mr Swallow “I’ve got so much more to say”

He’s mastered Houdini’s escape tricks, sang his heart out as Dracula, and this year Mr Swallow is going to make an elephant disappear. Is there anything he can’t do? It’s the elephant in the room. How can Edin...
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