Punchline Quizzes Carl Donnelly

Who puts your pants in the washing machine? I do. I’m actually a big fan of chores. I find them very relaxing and they give you good thinking time. Which words make you giggle or give you an inner flip of amusement? Limes. We had a running joke on our podcast about that word forContinue reading “Punchline Quizzes Carl Donnelly”

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In the Hot Seat: Carl Donnelly

One of our longstanding favourites, make sure you see Carl performing “The Nutter on the Bus” on an actual bus… Close your eyes and picture Edinburgh. What do you see? That’s a good question. The opening question to about 90% of Q&As is “What made you become a comedian”. I love Edinburgh. Not just theContinue reading “In the Hot Seat: Carl Donnelly”

Punchline Recommends Carl Donnelly: Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly Vol.6

Words by Suzy Romer By the time Carl Donnelly formally introduces himself to the audience, he’s already made friends with us. His relaxed style and lack of pretension make him an instant hit. This is no mean feat because Carl has had a difficult year. He talks candidly about separation from his wife and comingContinue reading “Punchline Recommends Carl Donnelly: Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly Vol.6”

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”

Edinburgh Fringe Recommendation: Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly

Words by Susan Ford I think one of the reasons I like Carl Donnelly so much today is because of the volume of gags that take place in a zoo, and I really love a zoo! At first impression, you could say that Carl Donnelly is an observational comedian, but be quick to dismiss thatContinue reading “Edinburgh Fringe Recommendation: Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly”

Punchline’s Top 10 Comedy Shows

It’s difficult to narrow down our top picks for this year’s Fringe, but here is Punchline’s Starter for 10 (in no particular order): Nick Helm is the only person in the comedy world who can get away calling himself a “One Man Mega Myth”. Those who came to October’s Punchline won’t need convincing. You will beContinue reading “Punchline’s Top 10 Comedy Shows”