Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: an interview with Robin Grainger

By Susan Ford The Edinburgh Festival will see some of the hottest names in comedy come to our city throughout August, but wouldn’t it be more fun for us to unearth some of the smaller names that will be making a bigger impact? Returning to the Fringe for his second year is the excellent ScottishContinue reading “Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: an interview with Robin Grainger”

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Edinburgh Festival 2013 preview: an interview with Tom Toal

Edinburgh Festival is fast approaching, and as the line ups, headliners and most anticipated new acts are announced, I thought I’d get in on the action. After last year’s Fringe, I only managed to squeeze in 67 shows, but I did see some cracking comedians that are bound to make an even bigger and betterContinue reading “Edinburgh Festival 2013 preview: an interview with Tom Toal”

Jimmy Carr @ Edinburgh Playhouse, 5 May 2013

Jimmy Carr is a famous TV host, actor, writer and tax dodger.  Tonight however, Jimmy Carr trumps these monikers and puts his best attribute to the forefront: Comedian.  He self-describes his set as “2 hours of me and approximately 3 jokes every minute”, well; he’s done a better job already than any critic of summarisingContinue reading “Jimmy Carr @ Edinburgh Playhouse, 5 May 2013”