2015 Edinburgh Fringe

Katia Kvinge: 140 Karakters

  • Comedy (60 minutes)
Katia Kvinge: 140 Karakters. Katia Kvinge

Scottish BAFTA nominated character comedian Katia Kvinge (as seen on BBC, MTV and Channel 4) hits Edinburgh with her fast-paced, one-woman, multi-character, debut hour comedy show! Fresh from performing at the Second City, Groundlings and UCB theatre Los Angeles. 'Laugh out loud funny' ***** (Cream of the Fringe). 'So good' (Edinburgh Evening News). 'Naturally funny' **** (Skinny). 'Highly entertaining and fabulously versatile' (EdFringeReview.com). 'Impressive' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Very funny, very promising, one to watch' (Ben Worsfield, NBC Universal).

Featuring

Performances

Date Time Venue
6th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
7th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
8th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
9th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
10th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
11th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
13th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
14th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
15th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
16th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
17th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
19th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
20th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
21st Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
22nd Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
23rd Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
24th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
25th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
26th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
27th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
28th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves
29th Aug 19.45 Just The Tonic at the Caves

Reviews

Press articles

Where to find the Cowgatehead comedians

There was a row before this year's Fringe even started. It left many comedians venueless and searching for a new home: The Skinny seeks out the whereabouts of the 'Cowgatehead refugees'.

Stu Black, The Skinny, 7th August 2015

Katia Kvinge answers 10 Edinburgh Fringe Questions

Katia Kvinge talks to us ahead of her 2015 Fringe show, in which she'll perform 140 characters in one hour.

British Comedy Guide, 4th August 2015

Edinburgh Festivals 2015: top 5 picks

Our section editors narrow their Edinburgh Festivals picks down to a tick-'em-off-as-you-go top 5...

The Skinny, 27th July 2015

20 sketch and character comedy

Last year saw a very healthy resurgence of acclaimed sketch comedy, including several shows among the big award nominees, and this year is looking equally promising. Here are 20 to watch out for.

Laugh Out London, 9th July 2015

More details

Scottish BAFTA Nominated character comedian Katia Kvinge (As seen on BBC, MTV & Channel 4) hits the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her fast paced, one-woman, multi-character, debut hour comedy show. Fresh from performing at the Second City, Groundlings & UCB theatre Los Angeles, Katia will be bringing her vast array of characters to Just The Tonic this August.

Characters within Karakters include: Miss Norway a naïve and repressed beauty pageant winner, Mary Jane from Ed's 1950's diner, Cindy, a young American girl auditioning for Saturday Night Live, Charlie a Children's Entertainer who can't communicate well with adults, and Wendy the Dating Expert with a 100% match success rate.

Katia has performed in various television shows including, Lipservice (BBC Three), River City (BBC Scotland), Case Histories (BBC1), Pram Face (BBC Three), Garrows Law (BBC1), and The Robert Verdi Show (MTV). She has also appeared in many films such as Life Understood Backwards, Head Case, Love Bite, Tea With Honey, Love And The Grotesque, World Weary and the Scottish BAFTA Award Nominated Talking Piranhas.

Katia has trained in Acting and Clown with Philippe Gaulier (Mentor to Sacha Baron Cohen) and has spent the past year training in improv and sketch in Los Angeles, where she has garnered many writing and live performing credits to her name. She is a writer for the Saturday Night Live sketch packet at iO, West Hollywood, a writer and performer in The Second City Conservatory (alumni Steve Carrell and Tina Fey), a writer and performer in The Groundlings Theatre School (alumni Will Ferrel and Kristen Wiig) and a writer and performer in the Upright Citizens Brigade (alumni Aubrey Plaza and Zach Woods). She is also a writer and creator of Scandinavians, a sitcom currently in development with NBC Universal. In the UK Katia has completed sell out runs in Edinburgh University's home-grown student sketch troupe, The Edinburgh Revue Sketch Show between 2011 to 2013.

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