Punchline recommends: Max & Ivan – Our Story

Words by Iain McLaren Come one, come all and hear the tale of how our heroes met all those many years ago. Max and Ivan deliver an hour of perfect storytelling and comedic genius, with a bit of improv thrown in for good measure. Taking us back to their very early years at wrestling schoolContinue reading “Punchline recommends: Max & Ivan – Our Story”

Punchline Recommends BEASTS: Live DVD

Words by Suzy Romer Beasts by name and beasts by nature, these boys are THE FRINGE in a box. Goodness only knows how they have managed to take their silliness and mayhem up a level since last year. I went into this show with high expectations of rampant nonsense and was lulled into the falseContinue reading “Punchline Recommends BEASTS: Live DVD”

Punchline Recommends: Beasts – Solo

Words by Suzy Romer High-octane isn’t normally an expression used to describe a comedy sketch show but this year’s Beasts is a real adrenaline rush of wild things. It’s got sex, it’s got violence, and it’s got magic which is as good and bad as it gets. Directed by Tom Parry from Pappy’s, you canContinue reading “Punchline Recommends: Beasts – Solo”

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”

Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: Max and Ivan

Words by Hannah Clapham-Clark We often hope that double acts find love at first sight! How did you two first meet, what were your first impressions of each other and how did the idea of a having comedy act develop? How does one come to the conclusion that the only possible way forward in lifeContinue reading “Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: Max and Ivan”

Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: an interview with The Pin

By Hannah Clapham-Clark The Pin are a sketch double act tipped for great things in the future. Smart and funny in equal measure, their shows are sophisticated, witty and impressively complex. Make sure to catch their next Edinburgh Fringe show this August. Here they are being funny – How did the two of you first meetContinue reading “Edinburgh Festival 2013 Preview: an interview with The Pin”