With 1,900 people in one venue, I imagine my wife and I weren't the only ones who trekked to see the Mock the Week host in action.
Pacing the stage like a caged animal, it wasn't hard to see why he's among the best comedians working in the UK today. Mack does a great job of creating comedy waves, and then surfing the crest.
Remember that this is one season of many that you'll perform. There's a lot of lessons you can take from a festival - It could be that this city is not the best market for you. It could be that your show isn't pitched right.
John Oliver's new weekly topical comedy show 'Last Week Tonight' debuted on US television on Sunday night. In it, the former
When was the last time you laughed so hard your face actually ached? When you chortled consistently for so long that your sides really were threatening to split, and at the very least, your ribs were begging for respite?
With his latest offering, Brown has veered slightly away from the sermonic qualities of Soul for Sale but the humour hasn't suffered for it. He's ever so slightly mellowed but this show still provides the caustic and learned humour that has become his hallmark.
Navigate your way through the comedy behemoth that is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with our round-up of the critics' choices