Edinburgh festival planner: three shows to see today
At the fringe but not sure which tickets to book? Try one, two or all three of these picks from our critics12.10pm, Roundabout @ Summerhall (until 28 August) Continue reading...... [Read More]
Dating, science and babytalk: Edinburgh festival shows – in pictures
The Edinburgh festival 2016 offers everything from comedy to hard-hitting political theatre, circus shows and hi-tech hybrids – and the debut appearance of one very young performer indeed Continue reading...... [Read More]
Dating, science and babytalk: Edinburgh festival shows – in pictures
The Edinburgh festival 2016 offers everything from comedy to hard-hitting political theatre, circus shows and hi-tech hybrids – and the debut appearance of one very young performer indeed Continue reading...... [Read More]
On the Edinburgh fringe you’re never too young – or old – to do standup
An anarchic 82-year-old and a one-liner star aged 13 will go on stage with very different actsAt the back of a double-decker bus parked in the bustling heart of the city, two comedians sit discussing their careers. Even for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe they make an unusual sight – Grace, 13, ... [Read More]
On the Edinburgh fringe you’re never too young – or old – to do standup
An anarchic 82-year-old and a one-liner star aged 13 will go on stage with very different actsAt the back of a double-decker bus parked in the bustling heart of the city, two comedians sit discussing their careers. Even for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe they make an unusual sight – Grace, 13, ... [Read More]
Angus Deayton: ‘When did I last cry? England 1 Iceland 2’
The actor and presenter on footballing heroes – and villains – Scottish legs and being a metrosexualBorn in Surrey, Angus Deayton, 60, studied at Oxford University, where he co-created the sketch show Radio Active, which was then adapted for BBC Radio 4. He went on to present Have I Got ... [Read More]
Angus Deayton: ‘When did I last cry? England 1 Iceland 2’
The actor and presenter on footballing heroes – and villains – Scottish legs and being a metrosexualBorn in Surrey, Angus Deayton, 60, studied at Oxford University, where he co-created the sketch show Radio Active, which was then adapted for BBC Radio 4. He went on to present Have I Got ... [Read More]
The Edinburgh shows we want to see: BoJo the clown and humble Kanye West
It feels as if everyone’s a comedian these days, but what if they really were? We asked six comics to imagine shows for some infamous public figures… Continue reading...... [Read More]
The Edinburgh shows we want to see: BoJo the clown and humble Kanye West
It feels as if everyone’s a comedian these days, but what if they really were? We asked six comics to imagine shows for some infamous public figures… Continue reading...... [Read More]
James Acaster: the Leonardo DiCaprio of standup
He has found comedy in everything from knitwear to ready-to-eat apricots. But this son of Kettering’s apparently whimsical humour comes with hidden depths Related: Edinburgh festival 2016: comedy shows that should deliver James Acaster is the Leonardo DiCaprio of British standup. The 31-year-o... [Read More]