Culture

17 July 2017

Do’s And Don’t s Of Giving A Speech By Rachel Parris

Rachel Parris is bringing her brand new hour Keynote to the Edinburgh Fringe this year so she wrote a piece for us on giving speeches to celebrate.  Use humour. If ...

17 July 2017

How To Work With Your Best Friend

Working with your best friend can be difficult. Fraught with battles over workload, time management and who makes the tea. But the founding and only members of Next Best Thing, ...

16 July 2017

Markus Birdman Discusses His New Show 'Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea'

MARKUS BIRDMAN’s new comedy show ‘Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea’ will be at the Laughing Horse Br 50 for the month of August so we caught up ...

15 July 2017

A Day In The Life Of Carmen Lynch

I live in a tiny bedroom that consists of mostly mattress, or as my boyfriend calls it, my “life raft” because I keep so much on it just so I ...

14 July 2017

Larry Dean Discusses His New Show 'Fandan'

Larry Dean’s new stand up show ‘Fandan’ will be at the Monkey Barrel Basement for the month of August so we caught up with him to find out what we can expect.  ...

13 July 2017

Q And A With Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows is at Assembly George Square Gardens throughout the Edinburgh Festival Fringe so we caught up with her for a little Q and A.  Please ...

13 July 2017

Ellyn Daniels Discusses Her New Show 'Emotional Terrorism'

I always hated the idea of a “one-woman show”. Just the term, “one-woman show” made me cringe and feel embarrassed for any woman who would dare to get on a ...

13 July 2017

Kae Kurd Discusses His New Show 'Kurd Your Enthusiasm'

Kae Kurd’s Edinburgh Festival show ‘Kurd Your Enthusiasm’ will be at the Pleasance Courtyard Bunker 2 for the month of August so we caught up with him to talk about ...

12 July 2017

Lucy J Skilbeck Discusses Their Show 'Joan'

JOAN is a drag king play about Joan of Arc. It’s a properly fun, sharp retelling of the Joan of Arc legend, set in medieval France-via-Bolton nightclub. Joan made history ...

12 July 2017

Jessica Barker-Wren Discusses Her New Show 'COW'

I wrote a play that takes place mostly inside a whale and required at least five actors doubling, I showed it to Lucy Wray (Director, friend, all round rock) who ...

12 July 2017

Eleanor Conway Discusses Her New Show 'Walk Of Shame'

Walk of Shame is a show I wrote when I first got sober back in 2014, it’s a show about the extremes I go to in life and where it ...

12 July 2017

Geoff Norcott Discusses His New Show 'Right-Leaning But Well-Meaning'

Geoff Norcott's 'Right-Leaning But Well-Meaning' is at Underbelly George Square in August so we caught up with him for a little Q and A.  Please tell us about your brand of ...

12 July 2017

Julio Torres Discusses His New Show 'My Favourite Shapes'

Julio Torres’s debut comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe ‘My Favourite Shapes’ will be at the Underbelly Belly Laugh on Cowgate for the month of August so we caught up ...

11 July 2017

Harry And Chris Discuss 'The Harry And Chris Show 2'

We’ve played music together in one form or another since we were in secondary school over 10 years ago, so it feels strange that this year is our debut in ...

11 July 2017

Drennon Davis Discusses His New Show At The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Hi, my name is Drennon Davis. I’m a character and musical comic from Los Angeles coming to the Edinburgh Fringe with some of my favorite comics to bring you what ...

11 July 2017

Thunderbards Discuss Their New Show '4nd'

Thunderbards perform 4nd at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe so we caught up with them to find out what we can expect.  Joke-heavy short sketches. We like to pack in as many jokes ...

11 July 2017

Mack & Salt Discuss The Inspiration For Deadpan Theatre's 'Third Wheel'

‘Third Wheel’ is definitely a reflection of what is playing on our minds at the moment, at the ripe old ages of 22 and 23. Having been hit by grief, ...

11 July 2017

Yianni Agisilaou Discusses His New Show 'Pockets of Equality'

Yianni Agisilaou became aware of all the little inequalities between men and women when he accidentally put on his girlfriends jeans and realised that even when it comes to pocket size, ...

11 July 2017

Kim Si-Won Discusses The New Tago Show

TAGO master drummer Kim Si-Won is a member of the mighty TAGO – KOREAN DRUM ensemble.  TAGO return to The Fringe 2017 with a new show which follows their enormously ...

11 July 2017

Young-Min Kim Discusses His New Show 'Snap!'

Young-Min Kim, an award-winning magician and illusionist from South Korea, performs for the second time at this year’s Fringe in the show SNAP!  Here he talks about coming to Edinburgh ...

11 July 2017

Nilaja Sun Discusses Her New Show 'Pike St.'

Writer/performer Nilaja Sun discusses her acclaimed new one-woman show Pike ST. in which she gets into the mind, body and idiosyncrasies of various characters involved in the story of a ...

11 July 2017

Otto And Astrid Discuss Their New Show Eurosmash!

German Europop siblings Otto and Astrid Rot of band Die Roten Punkte talk about their new show Eurosmash! and the highs and lows of working with your family. By Astrid ...

11 July 2017

John Robertson Discusses His New Show 'The Dark Room'

John Robertson talks about his real-life video game comedy show The Dark Room and how this year, after six years of sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, he’s adapting ...

11 July 2017

Yolanda Mercy Reveals The Inspiration For Her New Show 'Quarter Life Crisis'

Quarter Life Crisis came about last year when my cousin was getting married, my friend told me she was pregnant and I was trying to find ways to cheat the ...

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