2014 Edinburgh Fringe

Cariad and Louise's Character Hour

  • Comedy (60 minutes)
Cariad and Louise's Character Hour. Image shows from L to R: Louise Ford, Cariad Lloyd. Copyright: Jarvis and Ayres Productions

Character comedians Cariad Lloyd (Foster's Best Newcomer nominee, BBC Three's The Cariad Show, E4's Cardinal Burns) and Louise Ford (Sky1's Chickens, BBC2's It's Kevin) invite you to meet the bizarre and delightful comedy creations that live inside their heads. Featuring HSBC (Helena Susan Bonham Carter) and Tim Burton; Leonard and Dequann's Holiday Plan; and Jesus impersonator Alan Lantern and his flute playing wife Diane. An hour of character comedy joy. Free. 'A pocket dynamo of a comic' **** (Guardian). 'Rib-achingly hysterical' (Metro).

Featuring

Performances

Date Time Venue
1st Aug 16.00 The Counting House
2nd Aug 16.00 The Counting House
3rd Aug 16.00 The Counting House
4th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
5th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
6th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
7th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
8th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
9th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
10th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
11th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
13th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
14th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
15th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
16th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
17th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
18th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
19th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
20th Aug 16.00 The Counting House
21st Aug 16.00 The Counting House
22nd Aug 16.00 The Counting House
23rd Aug 16.00 The Counting House
24th Aug 16.00 The Counting House

Reviews

Press articles

Cariad Lloyd's shapeshifting comedy in Edinburgh

From solo shows to improv and double acts ... why Lloyd is the face and the future of the fringe.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 7th August 2014

Top 22 free shows in Edinburgh

The free part of the Edinburgh Fringe just gets stronger and stronger, and here are London is Funny's top recommendations...

London Is Funny, 1st August 2014

Edinburgh picks 2014: The Unhinged

Climb on board, compromise your sense of reality for a bit and see what comes out of the other side.

Andrew Mickel, Such Small Portions, 30th July 2014

Best free comedy shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

In our second list of Edinburgh Fringe comedy recommendations we take a look of some of the top free shows this August.

Laugh Out London, 2nd July 2014

More details

Character comedians Cariad Lloyd and Louise Ford invite you to meet the bizarre and delightful comedy creations living inside their heads.

Featuring a collection of w√ľnder-duets; HSBC (Helena Susan Bonham Carter) & Tim Burton; Leonard and Dequann's holiday plan; Alan Lantern (The UK's No.1 Jesus impersonator) & his flute playing wife Diane, and Neil Fence (South Africa's greatest horse trainer) & his alcoholic partner Brondha. An hour of character comedy joy. For free.

Cariad was nominated for Fosters Best Newcomer for her debut Edinburgh show and is a member of award wining improv group, Austentatious. Her TV credits include The Cariad Show (BBC Three), Cardinal Burns (E4), Badults (BBC Three) and Crims (BBC Three).

Louise wrote and starred in the hit Edinburgh show, Jenny Fawcett. She trained at RADA and her TV credits include In the Flesh (BBC Three), Chickens (Sky1), It's Kevin (BBC2) and Misfits (E4).

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