Where's The Audience?

Where's The Audience?

Paul Vale  19.08.2012
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...
Vandalism

Vandalism

19.08.2012
It's been a long festival; there have been ups and downs. I've had some great reviews (Chortle certainly enjoyed the show), but I've also...
Heightism, Sexism and Statistics

Heightism, Sexism and Statistics

19.08.2012
This article will explain why statistical trends do not equal prejudice. It's quite dense, so let's get on with it!
Psychedelic Groundhog Day

Psychedelic Groundhog Day

18.08.2012
There comes a time in any artistic process when the rules of time no longer apply, when everything seems to be taking twice as long as...

Premium Travel in... Kelso, Scotland

17.08.2012
School summer holidays in Scotland start end of June. We have six weeks to fill with fun things to keep the children occupied. First short...

A Stich in Time - The Dog-Eared Collective Reveal Where They Were Hiding Out During the First Week of the Festival

17.08.2012
It is clear The Dog-Eared Collective will never be famous for their diary keeping. Sammy Pepys or Adrian Mole we are not! At the start...
And the Winners Are...

And the Winners Are...

16.08.2012
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is well and truly up and running now. The Royal Mile is a no-go area for anyone who doesn't want to be chugged...
INTERVIEW: A Model Comedian?

INTERVIEW: A Model Comedian?

Paul Vale  14.08.2012
Naomi doesn’t look like a girl who should be named after an item of stationary. Were she to pass you in the street, you’d think the...

Masturbatory Humdrum

14.08.2012
It's such a bubble, this Fringe business. Last August we were all up here promoting our own sordid offerings while the riots were raging...
We Know Not What We Do

We Know Not What We Do

14.08.2012
You know what's lacking at this here Festival Fringe? Forgiveness. That's what. Good old-fashioned, out-of-style, ridiculous, uncynical,...
Black Hat and Critical Thinking at the Fringe

Black Hat and Critical Thinking at the Fringe

14.08.2012
I was curious to know what it's like to be a critic at the Fringe. If you watch 10 shows a day how do you stay open minded? Is Twitter...
Dolly Mixture's Darkly Comic Assortment Of Characters Hits Edinburgh

Dolly Mixture's Darkly Comic Assortment Of Characters Hits Edinburgh

Paul Vale  13.08.2012
"Being passed around – that’s what I remember from Edinburgh,” says Anna Morris, smiling. Sat in a Camden pub, five minutes after...
Josie Long - Romance and Adventure - Pleasance Courtyard - 4 stars

Josie Long - Romance and Adventure - Pleasance Courtyard - 4 stars

12.08.2012
I'd heard that Josie Long was becoming ever more politicised with every Edinburgh show and this show seems to be zenith of such aspirations....

Prague: Playing 'Our Town'

10.08.2012
It's light again. Only just, but still, morning has irrevocably broken. Upstairs, where the festival's closing party is in full swing,...