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Speaking to Angela Barnes ahead of appearance at The Stand next week

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By Veronica LeeHer new show is called Rose-Tinted, which suggests Angela Barnes is a glass-half-full kind of woman. Yet the stand-up, while being bright and cheery in person, admits to being a pessimist. “I...

At The Stand on Sunday – Glenn Wool

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Award-winning Canadian comic Glenn Wool is back on the road with a show dedicated to his funniest and finest punchlines and will appear at The Stand on Sunday 10 February 2019.Now comfortably in his...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Charlie Partridge

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Charlie Partridge (host of The Moth Live in London, international hit Rebel Bingo and one half of fringe hit sketch duo Robin & Partridge) tried to be cool while falling in love. This mistake and others took him...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Olaf Falafel: There’s no i in idiot

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Laughing Horse @ The Pear Tree | 2 - 26 August (not 14) @ 2:45pm except 21 -25 @ 12:15pm Critically acclaimed idiot and author, Olaf Falafel is back with another hour of surreal stupidity, inventive jokes, audience participation and the veryloosest...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Laura Lexx: Trying

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The Turret, Gilded BalloonTeviot |3 -26 August (not 15) @ 17:15 Recently, Laura has been busy hosting on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Comedy Club, winning the UK Comedy Award and being nominated for a Chortle Award… for the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – LOVEBOTS

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Social media has been taken over by ‘bots’ spreading hate, fear and influencing how we vote. In ‘LOVEBOTS’, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee and New Act of the Year winner Bilal Zafar sets out to put this right.In...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Nick Hall: Spencer

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A one-man comedy play about the British Prime Minister that history forgot. Underbelly (Clover), Bristo Square @ 13:30 August 1 - 27 (not 13) ‘I am murdered!’ It’s May 11th, 1812. The Prime Minister has just been shot dead in the lobby of...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Sid Singh: American Bot

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Just the Tonic at The Mash House (Cask House) 2 - 26 (not 13) August @ 18:25 Following his first solo stand-up album, Amazing, Probably, which went to number 3 in the iTunes Comedy Chart, Sid Singh returns to the Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Leo Kearse: Right Wing Comedian

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Pravda @ Espionage | 2 - 27 (not 14) @ 7.30pm Scottish Comedian of the Year Leo Kearse rips into liberals in his follow up to last year's sellout hit I Can Make You Tory. He takes a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Rory O’Keeffe: The 37th Question

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One show: three possible endings. Banshee Labyrinth (Cinema Room) 4 – 26 August @ 13:20 Stuart and Zoe meet for their first date and do ‘The 36 Questions’, an infamous psychological experiment designed to make strangers fall in love.It works. Now, after four years as a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Alex Kealy: A Kealy’s Heel

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Political comedian & ball of anxiety Alex Kealy trains his sights on love and politics. II’s territory already covered by War & Peace, Life & Fate and Ant & Dec.Politically everything is on fire...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Dominic Frisby’s Financial Game Show

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Gilded Balloon Teviot, Billiard Room 1 - 26 August 2018 (except 15) @ 17:00 Kerr-ching! For his much anticipated return to Edinburgh, following his widely-acclaimed show, Let’s Talk About Tax, the world’s only financial expert and comedian, Dominic Frisby has devised a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Barry Ferns: Barry Loves You

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BARRY FERNS: BARRY LOVES YOU | 3 - 27 August (not 13) @ 21:00 |Just The Tonic at The Tron Love is an absolutely subjective term. What does love mean to you? Is it possible that Barry Loves You?...

Stand up comedy featuring Seymour Mace (and burgers)

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There will be a night of live, alternative stand up comedy at the Braid Hills Hotel, Morningside on 3 November 2017 with Seymour Mace.The line up includes MC GARETH WAUGH "One of the fastest rising...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Olaf Falafel presents The Marmosets Of My Mind

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Critically acclaimed idiot, Olaf Falafel is back with another hour of surreal stupidity.Who knows what it'll involve, probably conkers, maybe sandpaper. Whatever it is, he personally guarantees your money back if you actually learn something of...

Avalon Promotions Ltd presents Alistair McGowan: 12th Impressions

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One of Britain’s most celebrated impressionists (The Big Impression, Live at the Apollo, Tonight at the Palladium) returns to Edinburgh for a 12th year, with an hour of unfeasibly accurate impersonations. Alistair McGowan will cover some of the biggest names...

Gilded Balloon presents Night at the Museum

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Gilded Balloon presents Night at the Museum Join the greats of comedy from across the globe as they strive to blur the lines between arteFACT and arteFICTION in a wholly improvised set, prompted by the historical artefacts housed in the...

Gilded Balloon / Lisa Richards / Off The Kerb present Neil Delamere: Ctrl Alt...

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One of Ireland’s top comedians is back in Edinburgh.  After a couple of years away, Neil returns with show packed with more hilarious tall tales. Includes tips on how to survive a bobsled ride and how to pretend...

Gilded Balloon presents Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot

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Gilded Balloon Presents Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot With sold out shows across Australia and at Soho Theatre, five star reviews and countless laughs – the Happy Idiot is set to make his Edinburgh Fringe debut! From his dysfunctional family to '90s suburbia,...

Review – Dara O’Briain Craic Dealer

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 by Craig DenhamThings really did brighten up in Edinburgh this week, and I’m not just talking about the weather. On Wednesday night a few colleagues and I made the wise decision to go and...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: News at Kate (****)

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The beauty of the Fringe is that sometimes you can go into a free show on impulse and discover a very funny stand-up comedienne such as Kate Smurthwaite. Her material is well structured, up...

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