How to Choose a Comedy Show at the Edinburgh Festival

How to Choose a Comedy Show at the Edinburgh Festival

30.05.2014
These are just a few approaches you could consider when choosing comedy shows and comedians to see at the Edinburgh Festival. Whether you're...
Baked Bean

Baked Bean

30.05.2014
I'm feeling rather bitter this month. Not because I've just turned 31. Not because Leonardo DiCaprio has suddenly got him self engaged,...
Jeremy Paxman To Investigate 'Pogonophobia, Underpants And The Human Condition' In Show

Jeremy Paxman To Investigate 'Pogonophobia, Underpants And The Human Condition' In Show

10.04.2014
Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman has pledged to investigate pogonophobia - the irrational fear of beards - in a new one-man show at the...
20 Tips to Get Your Show on the West End in Under Six Months

20 Tips to Get Your Show on the West End in Under Six Months

3.12.2013
I am a producer, marketer, publicist, designer, video editor, stage manager, fundraiser, production manager, accountant, digital marketer,...

Edinburgh Television Festival

16.09.2013
This was it. The result of three months of hard work was about to be broadcast to a roomful of big-hitters. Three of Britain's top talent...

In Defence of the Critic

13.09.2013
Conversely, whether in print or online, critics with experience, expertise and a sense of responsibility should be championed. Those guiding...

Why Larger Theatres Should Be Investing in the Fringe

9.09.2013
This huge financial burden on young artists worries me. As costs become ever more prohibitive many of the emerging companies that I speak...
How to Cope with Life Post Edinburgh Fringe

How to Cope with Life Post Edinburgh Fringe

4.09.2013
After packing up my disco ball and heading back to London with nothing more than a crumpled flyer in my pocket, a hangover and a mixed...

You Can't Choose Your Audience

2.09.2013
There is a common law amongst comedians (and all performers to an extent) that you should never blame your audience, but, there should...
Steamy Skype Affairs And Galactic Mass Migration: Edinburgh Redefines The Stage

Steamy Skype Affairs And Galactic Mass Migration: Edinburgh Redefines The Stage

Matthew Tucker  1.09.2013
A stage, an audience and a performance – the simplicity of traditional theatre is changing, according to Christopher Baugh, Professor...
Spoken Word Steps Out of the Shadows

Spoken Word Steps Out of the Shadows

1.09.2013
Another year and another Edinburgh fringe passes. Arty types have all patted each other on the back, Edinburgh businesses have all patted...
Edinburgh Post-Mortem

Edinburgh Post-Mortem

31.08.2013
Well, it's all over. All those places that were venues for the month have returned to their original usage as damp hovels. The people of...

My Edinburgh in Facebook Status Updates

29.08.2013
Wrong Way, my debut Edinburgh show, took place every day at 18:00 in a blow up igloo in the kids' zone of the Pleasance Courtyard. Here...

A Bubble of Chaos

28.08.2013
27 days have passed but in the alcoholic bubble of the Edinburgh festival, it feels like I've been here for over a year. People from London...