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Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Check out our mini-site for the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. We have full listings for all the comedy shows and are now publishing daily features too. There's lots to see!

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Ivo Graham answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Ivo Graham answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Ivo Graham is fast climbing the comedy ladder, having only started in 2009. Here he explains why you might like to see his show. Or might not. It's really up to you. Read

Trygve Wakenshaw answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Trygve Wakenshaw answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Trygve Wakenshaw seems to have a thing about the sea. And he's got some very interesting ideas for his own comedy night. But can he really perform two shows each day? Read

Piff the Magic Dragon answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Piff the Magic Dragon answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Fresh from wowing US audiences on America's Got Talent, Piff the Magic Dragon talks to the British Comedy Guide about his 2015 Fringe. Read

Sofie Hagen answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Sofie Hagen answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Danish comedian Sofie Hagen's star is rising on this side of the North Sea, and she's back at the 2015 Fringe with her latest live show, Bubblewrap. Read

Twins answer 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Twins answer 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Twins - Annie McGrath and Jack Barry - need your help. They think they'll be able to afford a coronation chicken baguette each day, but can you assist in getting them a drink? Read

Yve Blake answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Yve Blake answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Lie Collector Yve Blake has performed at the Fringe before, but 2015 marks her debut 'Comedy' show. But what links pizza, jacket potatoes and Ewan McGregor? Read

Colin Leggo answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Colin Leggo answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

If you don't go to see one-legged Cornishman Colin Leggo at this year's Fringe, it's probably disability discrimination. Read

Keith Farnan answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Keith Farnan answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Keith Farnan tells us about his Fringe, as he prepares to perform a show about privacy in the internet age. Read

Geoff Norcott answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Geoff Norcott answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

It's nine years since Geoff Norcott's first Edinburgh Fringe, and this year he's back again. Find out what free goodies to expect at his show. Read

Archie Maddocks answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Archie Maddocks answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Edinburgh Fringe 2015
Published 31st July

Archie Maddocks says you should come to his show so he doesn't have to eat a birthday cake by himself. Read


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Rob Brydon & Tom Jones plan

Rob Brydon & Tom Jones plan

Rob Brydon is set to host a BBC Children in Need concert featuring comedy about Sir Tom Jones. Read

Taskmaster interviews

Taskmaster interviews

The comedians involved in new channel Dave show Taskmaster talk about taking part in the bizarre challenges. Read

Crackanory - Series 3

Crackanory - Series 3

Dave has confirmed the commissioning of Crackanory Series 3, with star readers set to include Christopher Lloyd. Read

Robert Lindsay sitcom

Robert Lindsay sitcom

Robert Lindsay and Maureen Lipman will head up the cast of Bull, a TV sitcom set in an antiques shop. Read

Hank Zipzer Series 3

Hank Zipzer Series 3

Happy Days star Henry Winkler is to return to CBBC for a third series of Hank Zipzer. Read

You're Back In The Room

You're Back In The Room

Phillip Schofield will return to ITV with four new episodes of comedy game show You're Back In The Room. Read

Spitting Image to return?

Spitting Image to return?

Spitting Image producer John Lloyd says he wants to bring back the satirical puppet format, maybe as an online show. Read

Bluestone 42 ends

Bluestone 42 ends

The writers of the army-based BBC Three comedy Bluestone 42 have confirmed that the sitcom has ended. Read

Absolutely back on Radio 4

Absolutely back on Radio 4

Absolutely, the comedy sketch group who starred in their own Channel 4 show, are making a series for Radio 4. Read

Big School ends

Big School ends

Big School, the sitcom created by David Walliams, has ended. The star is now working on a sketch show. Read