30 8 / 2013
Telling people (who’ve never been to the fringe) stories of the fringe sounds like you’re making up the most peculiar fairy-tales with a random word/comedian generator.
30 5 / 2013
This is entirely doable.
22 5 / 2013
It amuses me when people ask for advice on how to tackle Edinburgh Fringe.
27 1 / 2013
Tourists will gravitate towards the Royal Mile and stand around with backpacks. Comedy lovers will roll around Bristo Square and Pleasance Courtyard like tumbleweed, collecting and discarding flyers without even noticing. Gag hags will loiter outside venue exits twizzling their hair. Comedians will lose their mind. Comedians will crowbar the tram into their opening 5 minutes. The Stand will be the best venue but it won’t be as well attended. Someone will take their clothes off onstage at Late n Live. I will run to at least 2 shows every day. Venues will be magicked up in forgotten corners of the city. It will rain. The locals won’t use umbrellas.
The certainty of it all is somehow reassuring."
23 1 / 2013
9 out of 10 people watched the biggest show on earth, just what were the other 1 in 10 people doing in the summer of 2012?
We were handing out flyers for comedians in Edinburgh Claire Balding, that is what we were doing.