Punchline Recommends: Clever Peter

Words by Susan Ford Clever Peter have got their work cut out for them this festival, performing two shows a day with very little time in between! Clever Peter’s main show ‘The Dream Factory’ is at Pleasance Courtyard, but they are also taking part in the Free Fringe at City Cafe with ‘Free For All!’Continue reading “Punchline Recommends: Clever Peter”

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Punchline Recommends: Hennessy and Friends

Words by Susan Ford Hennessy and Friends skipped a Fringe year in 2013, but 2014 now marks their return to the Festival. Hennessy and Friends are a trio of comedy actors – Steven, Dave and Miranda – who combine to make a very funny sketch act. The show is a free one in Cowgatehead andContinue reading “Punchline Recommends: Hennessy and Friends”

Punchline Recommends: Jason Cook ‘Broken’

Words by Susan Ford Jason Cook may be ‘Broken’, but he’s written a really good show on the back of it. The things that have broken Jason the most are his family and his job. If this sounds like the depressing reality of your own life, then I recommend you spend an hour with JasonContinue reading “Punchline Recommends: Jason Cook ‘Broken’”

Punchline Recommends Adam of the Riches

Words by Suzy Romer Lock up your men folk; the master of audience participation is back in town. Adam Riches knows the British male psyche so well that he can pick any man from the audience and make him do unimaginably outrageous things in front of a packed crowd as if it were nearly normal.Continue reading “Punchline Recommends Adam of the Riches”

Punchline Recommends: Danny Bhoy

Words by Susan Ford Danny Bhoy is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe, and he’s doing it all for charity this year. ’12 Nights, 12 Charities’ will see all proceeds go to local charities for disadvantaged children and young adults (for a full list of charities go to http://www.dannybhoy.com). It’s a fantastic sentiment, but charityContinue reading “Punchline Recommends: Danny Bhoy”

The Punchline Guide to the 2014 Free Fringe

With so much on offer at the Edinburgh Fringe, it can be easy to spend a fortune on booking tickets to see your favourite comedians. But the Edinburgh Fringe doesn’t have to be a huge expense; you can still see the pick of the Festival without having to fork out so much money. The FreeContinue reading “The Punchline Guide to the 2014 Free Fringe”