Edinburgh Festival 2012

We're in Edinburgh for the final week of the Fringe, and we've never seen so many stars. And we don't just mean Tim Key in
If you're wishing you were at the Edinburgh Festival right now, you might want to watch the video above - and think again
Award-winning duo Max & Ivan are back at the Edinburgh Fringe with an epic narrative sketch comedy about a heist. Want to
Last week, there was one question echoing around Fringe venues and on Twitter: "Is Hugh Grant in?" Following a golfing holiday
The lines are now closed. The votes have been counted and verified. And we can now reveal that the funniest joke at this
Things have definitely improved since the Olympics finished. But not quite as dramatically as everyone hoped. If the Olympics and Edinburgh were like some kind of patronage divorce - forcing punters to choose between one or the other; then now that the dust has settled, just like in a real divorce, everyone is flat broke.
Comedy fans queue up outside the Underbelly venue One comedian friend three-years in to his stand-up career likes to describe
Congratulations - or indeed: félicitations - to stand-up comic Marcel Lucont (aka Alexis Dubus), who has won this year's
I am at the Edinburgh Fringe to see comedy shows, so what better this afternoon than a 90-minute play about a disgraced Socialist leader?
Some of our favourite comics are up at the Edinburgh Fringe right now - and some of them have got together to make a lovely
Former therapist (and current Huffington Post blogger) Taylor Glenn often feels like the craziest person in the room. But
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 it should, or wraps up in half the time expected.
Richard Herring ended one of his Edinburgh Fringe performances this week with a hollow laugh. His show, Talking Cock 2: The
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 by interpretive dancers, everyone's got a throat infection and we've all had at least one very late night drinking session with the Othello The Remix guys.
With audience numbers down and the increasing commercialization of the Fringe Harry Deasway reckons the last thing we need is a BBC funded Edinburgh venue.
One of the most prestigious awards for new stand-ups - the Chortle Student Comedy Award - has just found its winner. Kwame
There are plenty of political comedians out there. And there are plenty of cabaret ones, too. But the fiendishly talented
By the time it ends its 24-day run on 27 August, the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival will have showcased nearly 3,000 events
Geordie giant Luke Benson was named one of the 'Top 10 Comics to Look Out For' in 2011 by London Is Funny. In 2012, he's
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