How the devil are you, Helen Bauer?

Who is your favourite cartoon character and why? Do you remember the Disney pixar short ‘The Birds’, well the Big Bird in that that tries to make friends with all the little birds but get bullied by them then ends up surrounded by all of them naked (bird naked aka no feathers) yeah that birdContinue reading “How the devil are you, Helen Bauer?”

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Fringe 2022

Hello! We’re busy creating lists of shows we want to see at this year’s Fringe, and of course we’ll be selecting our Top Shows for your delectation… coming soon. We’ve also got some questions lined up for our favourite acts, and will be keep you posted with new discoveries as we go. This appears toContinue reading “Fringe 2022”

Punchline’s Top Fringe Shows 2021

It´s that exhilarating time of year again and wow have we got a great line-up of live comedy shows for you! There are of course a few changes to watch out for, as you might expect. Most shows are only running for a few nights rather than the whole month, although there are some pluckyContinue reading “Punchline’s Top Fringe Shows 2021”

Punchline recommends Max & Ivan: Commitment

Words by Suzy Romer Max and Ivan have an energetic, funny playfulness that reminds me of Alvin and the Chipmunks. They are quite as adorable and actually much funnier with silly jokes that belie their dazzling professionalism. They always do their homework and they are the kind of act you can absolutely depend on toContinue reading “Punchline recommends Max & Ivan: Commitment”

Punchline recommends Sara Barron: Enemies Closer

Words by Iain McLaren I first saw Sara Barron at the Fringe last year with her Newcomer nominated show, For Worse. It was a great first year and one she has followed up with another impressive show, Enemies Closer. I love Sara’s energy and American style mixed with her now ingrained British self-loathing. Her abilityContinue reading “Punchline recommends Sara Barron: Enemies Closer”

Punchline recommends Tom Parry: Parryoke!

Words by Suzy Romer If Tom Parry’s name is attached to any show as a writer, director or performer, you can guarantee it will be a great laugh. Parryoke! is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy an hour in the vibrant, effervescent company of the Renaissance man of comedy. This is his most strictly stand-up showContinue reading “Punchline recommends Tom Parry: Parryoke!”

Benefit Gigs: an easy way to organise a big night out at the Fringe

Words by Suzy Romer The beginning of the Fringe brings a sweep of emotions for anyone planning to venture into this magical annual pop-up world. Whether you are a beginner or a regular Fringe goer with years of experience, the initial encounter with the myriad shows on offer via the Fringe Guide, media and streetContinue reading “Benefit Gigs: an easy way to organise a big night out at the Fringe”