Laugh Out London comedy club closes its best Edinburgh festival preview season yet with another great show featuring two of the most acclaimed comedians in the country.
Edinburgh’s dodgy bookies, deep fried food and the Pubic Triangle don’t quite compete with vices of Las Vegas.
However, Rachel Parris is at the Fringe this year to provide a showmanship and glamour worthy of Celine & co. Expect comedy anthems and absurd talent.
There’s more to comedy than saying funny things. Someones you can sing them as well.
Here’s 10 of our favourite musical comedy acts we recommend you see at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.
We also have a list of the best stand up comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014, a list of the best free comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 and a list of the best sketch and character comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014.
Comedian, writer, former PR sort and all-round ace person Hatty Ashdown is to present a new podcast focused on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014.
Hatty, who is taking her own show Hurry Up Hatty to the Festival this August, will use Hatty’s Half Hour to chat to comedians taking part in the Fringe about their shows and what it takes to survive August.
Heading up to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August but daunted by the hundreds upon hundreds of great and not so great comedy shows?
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While stile a relative unknown outside his native US Eddie Pepitone stormed the Edinburgh Fringe in 2012, taking home numerous plaudits, myriad stars and a host of new fans of his bitter, philosophical ranting.
He’s now back, and he’s kindly answered a few silly questions we had about his show.
Having covered the best stand-up comedy shows and the best free comedy shows at the Fringe this year, it’s now time for some sketch and character comedy recommendations.
I assure you, we have not received any financial support from the Pleasance for this article. They just have a lot of good sketch and character acts this year.
We shared the stage with Lindsay Sharman in the live stage version of Hook just before Christmas 2012. She was an adept pirate then, but now she’s transformed herself into Madame Magenta – a psychic, medium, white wytch and celebrated author.
Madame Magenta is bringing her psychic skills to the Edinburgh Fringe this August where she’ll attempt to usurp Derek Acorah as the most absurd medium in the country.
Matthew Highton always makes our ‘must-see’ list of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe for a very simple reason – they’re always very, very good.
Whereas in the past he’s teased audiences with tall tales of ridiculous adventures, this year he promises to take on issues more close to home.