One-sixth of the sketch show Comedy Bitch, Tom Cottle was born with baby girl's hands. But has that stopped him from bringing his show Twisted Folk to Edinburgh? Or stopped him from answering our 10 Quick Questions? No, siree!
Pitch your Edinburgh show in 25 words or less.
A dark, macabre pantomime with puppets and mannequins. If Tim Burton had written a '70s sitcom, this would be it!
Your best Edinburgh moment?
The moment I heard that Ronnie Corbett was going to come and see my Edinburgh show in 2010.
And your worst?
When he didn’t.
You've got one hour free in Edinburgh - what do you do?
Which Edinburgh landmark/venue/place would you give a five star review to?
Monster Mash café-restaurant.
Give us a secret Edinburgh tip!
Don’t walk through The Meadows at night. There’s muggers about.
Deep-fried haggis or deep-fried Mars bar?
Deep-fried haggis with melted Mars bar inside.
Kilt or trousers?
Arthur's Seat or Arthur Smith?
Arthur Smith's seat.
Complete this sentence: “In Edinburgh, I will be mainly...
...striving to put right what once went wrong, and hoping that the next leap will be the leap home.”
Tom Cottle’s show These Twisted Folk is at 22.45 at the The Iron Belly, 2-26 August (not 14). Find out more and book tickets here.