Edinburgh Fringe comedy
A great deal of fascination with a vaguely defined 'Muslim world' and 'Muslim values' has been sparked by the Arab revolutions and, before that, by the 9/11 Twin Towers attacks. One can critique this interest as unsophisticated or reactive - 'Who are these strange brown foreign people and why are they angry?'
People say that flyering is the single most important thing in Edinburgh in terms of getting people to come to your shows. But really, getting famous works far better. In the absence of getting famous, however, flyering becomes quite important.
The Edinburgh Fringe 2013 is one week old and already there is talk of awards contenders. I won't name any here and make
It's getting so bad that last week I saw one comedian telling a reviewer in Brookes Bar that they should review a fellow comedian's fart. Worst of all, the reviewer was writing down what time it would be happening.
A lot was written and discussed at the end of last year's Edinburgh Fringe about bubbles bursting, audiences voting with their feet and growing resistance to the commercialisation of the fringe.
Hello, we're Bob and Jim, 'the UK's favourite neo-vaudeville double act'. As seasoned entertainers we understand the importance of lists. Here is a list of essential items we've taken with us from London to Edinburgh this August as we head up to perform our new show, 'Two Stars'.
Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring
If you go to the Edinburgh Festival and you have a lovely time and lots of fun, it's because you're not putting on a show. If you go to the Edinburgh Festival and you have a lovely time and lots of fun and you're putting on a show, then there's something wrong with you.
15 comedy acts reveal their top tips for the Edinburgh Fringe - that aren't shows - courtesy of ComComedy:
They have their own radio show in their native Ireland - and four sell-out years of experience performing at the Edinburgh