At last year’s Edinburgh Festival, John Robertson gave audiences one the Fringe’s most imaginative shows: getting audiences to play an interactive adventure to escape the eponymous Dark Room. It proved an ingenuous construct of addictive hope and perpetual irritation. And it’s back! And we recommend it lots. Here’s […]
Our picks for the best musical comedy acts heading to the Fringe this year, featuring Abandoman, We Are Goose, The Horne Section and more.
Bridget Christie has been a perpetual favourite at the Fringe in recent years, combining surrealist tangents with searing feminist polemic and donkey costumes. This year should be no different (although maybe with less donkey costumes) in A Bic For Her, where Bridget tries to understand the reason why […]
Usually one half of double-act Thomas Hardie, Caroline Hardie had to face Edinburgh alone last year after her comedy partner chose to have a baby rather than endure the unparallelled stress and pain of putting on a sketch show at the Fringe. It was a success though, and […]
The Edinburgh Festival has been something of a stepping stone for several big North American comics in recent years, with the likes of Demetri Martin, Kristen Schaal, Hannibal Buress all seeing their profiles rise significantly after successful runs in Scotland’s capital. Last year’s break out US act was […]