The Best Shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe

The magic is about to start again and it’s time for your annual menu of events from Punchline. It includes some discoveries since last year as well as some classics. No doubt this year’s discoveries will become classics by next year…   Larry Dean: Farcissist Pleasance Courtyard, 7.15pm Remember the ice challenge on Facebook? LarryContinue reading “The Best Shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe”

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Funny Women Awards 2016 Opens

Are you the next Sarah Millican or Bridget Christie? Here’s your chance to show the world! The Funny Women Awards began in 2003, and have helped to shape successful careers for many brilliant comedians, writers and filmmakers, such as Bridget Christie, Susan Calman, Katherine Ryan, Sara Pascoe, Zoe Lyons and Sarah Millican. The awards answerContinue reading “Funny Women Awards 2016 Opens”

Punchline’s Comedy Recommendations March 2015

There are some really exciting acts this month! Here are our favourites: Susan Calman is on tour, kicking off at the Traverse in Edinburgh tomorrow, followed by various dates in Scotland throughout March. More info here Stewart Lee Stewart Lee is touring Scotland from 15 March, in Edinburgh, Dundee (sold out), Inverness, Perth and Glasgow.Continue reading “Punchline’s Comedy Recommendations March 2015”

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”

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominees Announced

Words by Susan Ford We were very pleased over at Punchline to hear that our next headliner Seann Walsh has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award, and wish him the best of luck come Saturday. Also nominated is previous Punchliner Nick Helm, as well as some of our favourite comedians from this year’s Fringe:Continue reading “Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominees Announced”