Recommendations not reviews. And no stars. Here’s why:

Words by Rosalind Romer “It’s not for everyone”. Nick Helm is one of Punchline’s favourite comedians EVER and if you trust him and go with it you’ll have an amazing night of comedy. But the promise of an anonymous “five star show”, with whatever connotations that may bring, can be damaging because an audience may have unrealistic expectations of a show.Continue reading “Recommendations not reviews. And no stars. Here’s why:”

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Tom Toal: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview

Words by Susan Ford Tom Toal has performed previously at Fringe alongside Ian Smith, and most recently last year, as part of the famous Comedy Reserve. This year welcomes a full hour of stand up from Tom with his show ‘Tom Toal in Prequel’. After catching snippets of his preview, we are really looking forwardContinue reading “Tom Toal: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview”

Hennessy & Friends: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview

Words By Susan Ford After a short one year break, Hennessy and Friends are back for this year’s Fringe, and we’re delighted! Taking a gamble on a free show has never been easier – go and see Hennessy and Friends and you won’t be disappointed.  I caught up with Miranda, Dave and Steve to discussContinue reading “Hennessy & Friends: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview”

Felicity Ward: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview

 One of Punchline’s Top 10 Recommendations for this fringe, Felicity Ward is the funniest comedian we haven’t booked. But the exciting news is that she has moved to the UK from Australia so perhaps we’ll persuade her… we caught up with her ahead of her 2014 fringe show: The Iceberg.   Hello Felicity Ward, how excitedContinue reading “Felicity Ward: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview”

Tiernan Douieb: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview

Words by Susan Ford Friend of Punchline and very funny man Tiernan Douieb is set this year to perform his first Fringe show since 2011: needless to say we are very excited for it! ‘Read Something’ will be a free event and will run from 13th – 23rd August.  As Tiernan previews his show, I caughtContinue reading “Tiernan Douieb: An Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Interview”

An Interview with Zoe Lyons: Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Preview

Words by Susan Ford You might have seen Zoe Lyons on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but you’ve seen nothing until you see her live.  Zoe Lyons is not just a sharp and brilliant comedian, but also a lovely person.  I was hugely excited to be given the opportunity to speak to her onContinue reading “An Interview with Zoe Lyons: Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Preview”