14 decisions to make at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Docu-comedian Juliette Burton runs her through her tips for a great Fringe Juliette Burton has to make a *big* decision, as she chooses her own adventure in her new show Decision Time. Can one choice change a life? Can looking back help us move forward? It’s time to make some good life choices. As for …

Blog Comedy Blog August 4, 2016

Being outed as a gay comedian (by your local newspaper)

American Comedian, Ever Mainard, recollects on how a reporter from her local paper outed her and the lesson of love it provided. “But you’re that girl! That one that lives in the big city now! What do you do? What’s it like?” It’s always the same every time I go home. People from my rural …

Blog Comedy Blog August 4, 2016

Seven great Scots words and their meanings

Ishbel McFarlane runs through her favourite Scots language words, ahead of her quest to find examples of them around Edinburgh My show, O is for Hoolet, is a funny, thinky meditation on language and Scots in particular. It’s about everything from Abaga (a Papua New Guinea language with five speakers) to Zumaya (a Cameroon language …

Blog Comedy Blog August 3, 2016
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