Comedy at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh Book Festival is always a great way to relax and get away when the craziness of the Fringe gets too much. Browse the books for sale and get a cup of tea. Or you could go and see some comedians talking about their new books: Katy Brand: A Comedy of Errors Sat 15th AugContinue reading “Comedy at the Edinburgh International Book Festival”

10 ways to save cash at the Edinburgh Fringe

There are all sorts of tricks to saving cash at the fringe (and we don’t mean not eating). Here are our favourites: 1. Previews: Wednesday 30th July to Friday 1st August Before the Fringe officially begins on 1st August, lots of acts will preview shows to perfect them Sometimes technical shows are best left toContinue reading “10 ways to save cash at the Edinburgh Fringe”

Punchline’s Top 10 Comedy Shows for the 2014 Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe is famous for its vast variety of performers taking to the stage in just one month, so how could we possibly narrow it down to 10? Well, here it is, Punchline’s Top 10 shows for the 2014 Fringe: 1. Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman Last year’s big winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award. Grab a coffee instead ofContinue reading “Punchline’s Top 10 Comedy Shows for the 2014 Fringe”

Punchline Alchemy

Comedians? Yes. Audience? Yes. So far so good. But what is it about Punchline that adds that extra something? We investigate with the help of Niall McCamley, drummer for The Spook School, comedian and Production Assistant at Punchline, and Matthew from Pappy’s, who headlined Punchline and who are about to be on our screens with theirContinue reading “Punchline Alchemy”