Punchline’s Top Edinburgh Fringe Shows 2022

It’s been three whole years since a full Edinburgh Fringe and we’re getting the zoomies just thinking about it! We’ve got a right old mix of classics and new favourites.

Punchline recommends Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames

Words by Suzy Romer When I picked up my ticket for Phoenix from the Flames I was promised (OK… warned about) audience participation, swearing and nudity but the actual show is so much better than the sum of the parts. The glorious gruff superstar is back for his full Edinburgh run for the first timeContinue reading “Punchline recommends Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames”

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Impertinent Questions for Nick Helm

What is your favourite synonym for “bum”? Arse. Whose swearing makes you laugh the most? My Mum’s. Who should come to see your show and why? There are a lot of shows up here. So many to see. So much to do. And that will all still be right there waiting for you once everyoneContinue reading “Impertinent Questions for Nick Helm”

Punchline’s 2017 Fringe Recommendations

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Last year we recommended Richard Gadd and Larry Dean who went onto win the Edinburgh Comedy Award and Amused Moose Award… This year is set to be a belter. As ever, these are our shows we already know we´ll love, and we will continue to recommend showsContinue reading “Punchline’s 2017 Fringe Recommendations”

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”

Punchline Recommends: Nick Helm!

Words by Susan Ford One Man Mega Myth! Nick Helm headlined the second Punchline show, and performed quite possibly the most raucous night we’ve seen yet. Helm is big in personality and as equally big in volume, so be prepared for a proper riotous show and hilarious good time as Nick Helm presents his EdinburghContinue reading “Punchline Recommends: Nick Helm!”

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”