The Bookbinder

A traditional take on storytelling, The Bookbinder may be targeted at children but draws in a largely adult audience too with it’s comforting style and intriguing tale. Performed by Ralph McCubbin Howell and...

Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Do not go into this show looking for depth or substance because you won’t find any. You will not be illuminated and Waters will not attempt to change your political views through incisive satire. Instead, prepa...

The Voice of Ray

The Voice of Ray is an absurdist piece of new writing about a dead man called Ray and his anger over people's bad impersonations of him. Well, I think, at least. The glorious thing about this madcap show is tha...

Marny Godden: Where’s John’s Porridge Bowl?

Godden's show is a type of cockney clowning character comedy. The opening salvo, a biblical speech performed in the style of The Moon from The Mighty Boosh, set's the tone perfectly. It's a silly show, with ...

Adam Kay: The Remains of Tom Lehrer

Tom Lehrer is for many a musical comedy legend. For a man who has barely played 100 times live and released only a handful of albums, his legacy is writ large across the genre. The danger for perfromer Adam ...

Amelia Ryan: Lady Liberty

Amelia Ryan is back at the Fringe this year and as warm and funny as ever. Last year's Storm in a D cup followed her confessions of a bumpy break-up, the clumsy path back to love and her cabaret show that toure...

Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot

Gilded Balloon Teviot is somewhat empty but the lack of audience doesn’t prevent Valvo from filling the room with his flamboyant personality. In this hour long set, he recounts stories from his pre-coming-out d...

JunNK

JunNk are a comedy group who turn everyday items into instruments to create unbelievable music. From bins and bottles, to pipes, shoes and metal, the four men will have the young and old singing and clapping to...

Love, Lies and Taxidermy

If you’re looking for a great romantic comedy amongst your Fringe show this August, Love, Lies and Taxidermy is perfect for you. Following the classic ‘boy meets girl’ trope, Polish/Welsh teenager Valentine fal...

Tony Law: A Law Undo His-elf What Welcome

Thankfully fresh from a tough run last Fringe, Tony Law is back in a night-time slot, a slight break from his cult crowds. His material is surreal and often gloriously formless but it's harder, in front of some...