Escape the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe

Escape the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe

14.08.2013
The Festival in Edinburgh is a marvel. There really isn't anything like it anywhere else in the world. But don't forget to sneak off now...
How to Win at Marketing a Show in Edinburgh

How to Win at Marketing a Show in Edinburgh

14.08.2013
Anyway, the reason I filled a wall with posters at Cowgatehead, opposite the Underbelly was so that people can use the pen I've supplied...
A Foodie Break In Edinburgh

A Foodie Break In Edinburgh

13.08.2013
We fly into Edinburgh in the early afternoon, and the buzz of the Fringe Festival is present from the moment we hit the runway and especially...
Which British City Is Cheapest For A Weekend Away?

Which British City Is Cheapest For A Weekend Away?

13.08.2013
Londoners, here's one reason to rejoice - you're no longer inhabitants of the most expensive city in Britain (although that may not help...

NewsRevue: A Day in the Life

13.08.2013
Props and costumes form a significant part of NewsRevue; over the blank canvas of a black background and black basic outfits, the items...
Three Scary Experiences at the Edinburgh Fringe

Three Scary Experiences at the Edinburgh Fringe

13.08.2013
About an hour after we started, I found myself halfway up a rock-face, perhaps twenty feet off the ground, with no obvious way of getting...
All Hail The Red, Orange And Pale!

All Hail The Red, Orange And Pale!

10.08.2013
More than a hundred redheads have taken part in the UK's first Ginger Pride march. A parade led by Canadian comic Shawn Hitchins wound...
Smells Like Fringe Spirit

Smells Like Fringe Spirit

9.08.2013
A lot was written and discussed at the end of last year's Edinburgh Fringe about bubbles bursting, audiences voting with their feet and...

Casual Violence Race to Edinburgh

9.08.2013
It was breakfast time on 2 August when sketch colleagues Casual Violence remembered they were doing the Edinburgh Fringe and really should...

Bob and Jim's Edinburgh Fringe Survival Kit

8.08.2013
Hello, we're Bob and Jim, 'the UK's favourite neo-vaudeville double act'. As seasoned entertainers we understand the importance of lists....

The Reinstatement of the King of Online Dating

8.08.2013
Right then. I'm on my way to this bloody Scotland thing AGAIN. Hopefully there'll be nobody from the comedy circuit that I find awkward...

A Fresh Take on Magic at the Edinburgh Fringe

8.08.2013
I spend a lot of time writing material for my shows - scratching my head, deleting, re-typing, drinking coffee...
Ten Things I Love About Edinburgh

Ten Things I Love About Edinburgh

8.08.2013
My last post came across as pretty morose, so before my family put me on suicide watch, I thought I'd write about why I bloody love Edinburgh....
The Edinburgh Fringe - The Amazing Bubble Man Is... Well... Amazing!

The Edinburgh Fringe - The Amazing Bubble Man Is... Well... Amazing!

7.08.2013
Truth be told, I had no idea you could do quite so many things with a bubble. I thought you just blew them up and then popped them - and...