Edinburgh Festival Q and A

'Someone Once Did A S**t Inside Our Venue'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Award-winning duo Max & Ivan are back at the Edinburgh Fringe with an epic narrative sketch comedy about a heist. Want to know more? You're in luck! T...

Paul Vale

Where's The Audience?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Comedy

For comedians, this year's Edinburgh Fringe is no laughing matter. For veteran turns, the month-long event is often used as key stop-off point on ...

'I'll Be Ignoring Every Rule About Good Self-Care I Learnt As A Therapist'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Former therapist (and current Huffington Post blogger) Taylor Glenn often feels like the craziest person in the room. But don't let that worry you! Se...

Pre-Apocalypse, Post-Coalition Britain - With Songs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Comedy

There are plenty of political comedians out there. And there are plenty of cabaret ones, too. But the fiendishly talented duo Bourgeois & Maurice comb...

'My Show Is A Light-Hearted Look At Stalking'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Geordie giant Luke Benson was named one of the 'Top 10 Comics to Look Out For' in 2011 by London Is Funny. In 2012, he's bound to be even funnier - so...

"See As Many Shows As You Can At The Stand"

Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Life almost did begin at 40 for Markus Birdman - because at precisely that age, he had a stroke. That's not very funny, admittedly - but fortunately h...

'I Once Punched A Fellow Performer Square In The Face'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Comedian Garrett Millerick is back at the Edinburgh Fringe with a new show entitled Sensible Answers To Stupid Questions. Talking of which, he's just ...

'It's A Mix Of Silly Characters - A Pirate, Time Traveller And My Welsh Cousin'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Fliss Russell brings her debut character comedy show to the Edinburgh Fringe this month. And to get us in the mood, she's answered our 10 Quick Questi...

'We'd Have Haggis For Main Course And Mars Bar For Pudding'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Comedy

WitTank - aka the stars of BBC Three's Live At The Electric - are back with a brand new sketch show at the Edinburgh Fringe. They're also the latest c...

'I'd Take A Swift Kick In The Balls Over Deep-Fried Haggis Or Mars Bar'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Acclaimed stand-up Chris Ramsey was nominated for the Foster's Comedy Award at last year's Edinburgh Fringe. This year, he's back with a brand new sho...

'Gallic Silliness, Cross-Dressing And Joyous Four-Part Harmony Hilarity!'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

It's The Three Musketeers - as you've never seen them before! YouTube singing sensations Barbershopera sing us through their hilarious reinvention of ...

Edinburgh Tips From 'The Comedy Zone' Stars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

If you want to see the stand-up stars of the future, head to The Comedy Zone at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. As always, it features four up-and-comin...

'Life Should Be More Like The Olympics Opening Ceremony'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Catriona Knox creates and performs a selection of "funny, sad, ridiculous and slightly sinister" characters for her hotly anticipated show at this yea...

'Stroll, Observe, Smoke, Write... A Flaneur's Work Is Never Complete'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Marcel Lucont has that certain je ne sais quoi that makes him one of the greatest raconteurs appearing at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Keen to get to...

'A Madman Came Backstage And Tried To Force His Scotch Egg On Us'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Oyster Eyes make the Mighty Boosh look sane and boring, according to the British Comedy Guide. Intrigued? Pop along to their new show at the Edinburgh...

'One Fever-Brained Woman, Two Idiot Captives'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Miranda Hennessy's debut character show - which she performs with her eponymous friends, David Seymour and Steven Shapland - has already been named by...

Paul McCaffrey's Edinburgh Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Paul McCaffrey returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with his second hour this year - and it's already garnered him a four-star review from Chortle. But wha...

Never Been To Disneyland? Nor Has Gareth Richards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

If you've never been to Disneyland, you're in good company - because neither has 2010 Fosters Best Newcomer nominee Gareth Richards. Here he is to tel...

'About Midway Through The Festival, I Go Too Far'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

The very funny, very talented Gráinne Maguire is taking her second solo show to the Edinburgh Fringe this year. And if you go and see it, we guarante...

Tom Deacon's Quarter-Life Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Award-winning comedian Tom Deacon has already appeared on your radios and tellies. But this month, he's all about the live act - taking this third so...

'Being Called Inspirational Is My No.1 Pet Hate'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Laurence Clark is an acclaimed comedian, presenter, writer and actor who has cerebral palsy. But whatever you do: don't call him inspirational. Why? W...

'Glasgow's Only An Hour Away - And It's Got Better Shops'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Riverdance alumni Suzanne and Peter - aka Up & Over It - bring their own brand of dance and physical theatre for the post-pop generation to the Edinbu...

'I'll Prove I'm More British Than The Brits Are'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Erich McElroy is an American who's proud to be British - and he'll be telling audiences all about it in his new show at the Edinburgh Fringe. He's al...

'I Once Spent A Week Consuming Only Peperami And Red Bull'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Stand-up Alexis Dubus treats the audience to his funniest travel tales in his new show at the Edinburgh Fringe. Some sample topics? UFOs, truckers, Co...

'I Prefer Trousers Because Kilts Distract From My Cape'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Magician-turned-comedian Danny Buckler delivers an hour of theatrical comedy in his new show at the Edinburgh Fringe. Want to know what to expect? You...