Comedy

Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Comedian returns to EdFringe:

Craig Ferguson is to perform Hobo Fabulous, his first UK stand-up show for 25 years at the Playhouse during EdFringe 2019.

April 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Wunderbar Edinburgh dates in October 2019

Eddie Izzard is to play the Edinburgh Festival Theatre in October 2019 as part of the UK leg of his international Wunderbar tour.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Showtime from the Frontline

Showtime from the Frontline

★★★★★ Popular and political:

What happens when a comedian runs a comedy club in one of the most violently repressed areas of the world? Showtime from the Frontline sounds like it should be a recipe for disaster.

February 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Panti: High Heels in Low Places

Panti: High Heels in Low Places

✭✭✭✭✩ Sparkling:
Ireland’s reigning monarch sparkles in a performance at the Traverse which is often at odds with its all too civil format.

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Missing Hancocks: Live in Edinburgh

The Missing Hancocks: Live in Edinburgh

✭✭✭✭✩ Timeless comedy:
At first glance, The Missing Hancocks is a strange idea for a Fringe show – a recreation of the recording of 1950s radio programmes. All that matters, however, is that the result is two separate and extremely enjoyable shows.

August 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review – The Improvised Panto!

Review – The Improvised Panto!

The route was convoluted and the going sometimes harder than it should have been, but Impro FX brought the happy ending home on the opening night of their improvised panto. Eventually.

December 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour

Review – Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour

Foul mouthed, rabidly racist and deliberately disparaging, there are few shrinking violets among the comic characters created by Barry Humphries, whose good-bye tour Eat, Pray, Laugh! is at the Festival Theatre all week.

November 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Noises Off

Review – Noises Off

Laughter comes easily at the King’s this week, where the Old Vic’s touring production of Michael Frayn’s backstage farce, Noises Off, is rattling away at a great pace and energy.

June 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
It’s Tuesday, it must be Ednaburgh!

It’s Tuesday, it must be Ednaburgh!

Australia’s most famous export, that’s Dame Edna Everage possums, is to make a personal appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre on Tuesday 26 March.

March 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Avenue Q

Review – Avenue Q

* * * * Edinburgh Playhouse Tue 7 – Sat 11 Feb 2012 Rude, crude and breaking all sorts of politically correct taboos, Avenue Q stomps out into the vast Playhouse space as it it had been born to play there. It is hilarious stuff which easily justifies its gimmick – that only three of […]

February 8, 2012 | By | Reply More