Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Swimming Pool of Success

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Swimming Pool of Success

8.08.2012
Previews are a funny business, in which you invite members of the public in to witness you make a series of mistakes (which move very quickly...
Time Savers for the Fringe -  Could You Make a Comic

Time Savers for the Fringe - Could You Make a Comic

7.08.2012
A comic I know was penciled for an advert and lost out to another man. That other man was his agent - just 'having a go'. You feel more...
Will Joy Help Me Get Through the Next Bit Of the Edinburgh Fringe?

Will Joy Help Me Get Through the Next Bit Of the Edinburgh Fringe?

7.08.2012
We've nearly just about completed the first week. We've been here a little while and starting to get bedded in. I can tell because although...
What Aspects of Your Life are Too Good to be True?

What Aspects of Your Life are Too Good to be True?

7.08.2012
"My name is Stephen Glass, fired from the world renowned magazine The New Republic for screwing with every journalistic ethic that exists."...
Barry Morgan's Scottish Tour

Barry Morgan's Scottish Tour

7.08.2012
Hello Shoppers Barry Morgan from Barry Morgan's World Of Organs here, yes right here in Scotland from the Sunnyside Mall in the city of...
Let's Ban Leaflets!

Let's Ban Leaflets!

6.08.2012
It's week two of the Fringe! We survived the 7 ½ hour van ride up here from London (actually two of us came by train - in first class...

Yellow Hat Thinking at the Fringe: Talking Positive With Adam Hills

6.08.2012
The Yellow hat is the thinking hat of speculative positivity and it's this hat that I struggle most with.
So What Is The Spirit Of The Fringe?

So What Is The Spirit Of The Fringe?

6.08.2012
Even before arriving in Edinburgh for my first Fringe as a participant I had heard the same phrase being used repeatedly 'Spirit of the...
James Mullinger - 'The Man With No Shame' - Etcetera Theatre - Third August

James Mullinger - 'The Man With No Shame' - Etcetera Theatre - Third August

6.08.2012
Every year for about a month, London gets a lot less funny. Vast swathes of the nation's favourite comedians all flock up to Edinburgh...
Edinburgh Fringe - A Masochist's Guide

Edinburgh Fringe - A Masochist's Guide

5.08.2012
Between the debauched home life, the two-shows-a-day and the new experience of touring with people who miss press events to watch football...

Falling Down

4.08.2012
There's a thin line between being funny and being ridiculous. Between being the extreme embodiment of one strand of your personality and...
Mermaids, Couch Surfing and Playing in 42 Degree Temperatures

Mermaids, Couch Surfing and Playing in 42 Degree Temperatures

4.08.2012
We are those two girls on the floor, and we have been nominated for a theatre award. A month earlier we took a plane, then still three...
Fame

Fame

3.08.2012
Can I start by being openly shameless? I can? Why, thank you.
The Comedy Olympiad

The Comedy Olympiad

3.08.2012
Commentators were stunned today as LOCOG announced that next week, in a new effort to cut costs The Olympic Games would be twinned with...