How to dress well at the Edinburgh Fringe

Focus people! It’s the Edinburgh Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. Expect to see stand-up comics in sweaty basements; sketch groups in freezing porta-cabins; drag shows in sweltering lofts; and hard-hitting political agitprop in a cramped converted bus. Who can resist, right? ‘But…’ you ask, ‘how’s a modern gent supposed to stay effortlessly …

Blog Comedy Blog August 12, 2016

Is it okay to lie in the name of a Fringe show?

“Was that story true?” I would say that this is pretty much the first thing most people say to me after seeing one of my shows. To which my answer is, “Parts of it.” There always has to be elements of truth to my stories, otherwise I’d have no raw materials to work with. I …

Blog Comedy Blog August 9, 2016

Fringe shows you need to see: Larry Dean

Glaswegian comedian Larry Dean returns to the Fringe with the exhaustingly funny Farcissist. What is it? Dean was nominated for Fosters Best Newcomer of the year award in 2015 for Out Now! and it’s easy to see why with his witty, cheeky chappy brand of comedy in Farcissist. The weegie takes the audience through his failed attempts to …

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