31/07/2012 12:33 BST

Edinburgh Festival Comedy: 10 Questions With Andrew Ryan

Irish funnyman Andrew Ryan is bringing his debut solo show to the Edinburgh Fringe this year - and guess what? He says it will make you richer. No, really...

Pitch your Edinburgh show in 25 words or less.

When you leave the show you will be more happier than you came in and financially better off.

Your best Edinburgh moment?

Chatting to Tommy Tiernan in a cake shop.

And your worst?

Three people walked out of my show on the first day as they thought the gig was a restaurant (the way the tables and chairs were laid out didn’t help) they were waiting for a waiter to come and take a food order.

You've got one hour free in Edinburgh - what do you do?

Go for a swim.

Which Edinburgh landmark/venue/place would you give a five star review to?

Arthur’s seat lovely place to walk to get away from everything.

Give us a secret Edinburgh tip!

Watch what you eat and drink it’s a long month.

Deep-fried haggis or deep-fried Mars bar?


Kilt or trousers?


Arthur's Seat or Arthur Smith?

Arthur's Seat.

Complete this sentence: “In Edinburgh, I will be mainly...

...worrying and rushing around and not eating properly.”

Andrew Ryan’s show Ryanopoly is at 19.40 at Just The Tonic @ The Tron, 2-26 August (not 14). Find out more and book tickets here.