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The Edinburgh comics also doing kids' shows

They might be 'edgy, queer' comics by night - but by day Shelf are children's entertainers, and they're not the only fringe act with a sideline in making kids laugh.

Ella Braidwood, The Guardian, 16th August 2023

Bournemouth Comedy Festival to launch in October

Bournemouth will play host to a five-day comedy festival in October. Tickets are priced just £8, and stars will include Zoe Lyons, Troy Hawke and Tom Ward.

British Comedy Guide, 11th August 2023

No audience! Fringe stars on the day they suffered every performer's nightmare

Georgie Grier's headline-grabbing plight isn't so rare. Edinburgh veterans from Gyles Brandreth to Robin Grainger share their tales of woe.

Dominic Cavendish and Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 7th August 2023

Edinburgh Fringe 2023: Top Picks - Comedy

From heartfelt stories to tech-savvy mayhem, these comedy shows are set to leave a lasting impression.

Fest Mag, 26th July 2023

Edinburgh 2023: pick of the programme - Pay What You Can

Free Fringe/pay-what-you-can shows typically mean that the acts don't have to pay a huge venue registration fee which makes it a lot more achievable to fund an Edinburgh run.

Natalie O'Donoghue, Broadway World, 21st June 2023

Edinburgh 2023: pick of the programme - children's shows

Our top picks of children's shows at Edfringe.

Natalie O'Donoghue, Broadway World, 16th June 2023

Arthur Smith crowned Legend of Comedy at Leicester Comedy Awards 2023

Arthur Smith, Fatiha El-Ghorri, Bethany Black, Stuart Goldsmith, CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation and Shelf were amongst the winners at the Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2023. Geoff Rowe, who is stepping back after having run the festival for 30 years, received a surprise Lifetime Contribution trophy.

British Comedy Guide, 27th March 2023

Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2023 nominations

Ali Woods, Chloe Petts, Kuan-Wen, Mad Ron, Milo Edwards and Stuart Goldsmith are amongst the nominees for the Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2023

Wells Comedy Festival announces first acts

The Wells Comedy Festival has announced its seventh edition, bringing some of the country's top names in comedy to the heart of Somerset.

Beyond The Joke, 27th January 2023

Comedians' Choice Awards 2022 results

Rob Copland, Jordan Gray and Martin Willis are the winners of the Comedians' Choice Awards 2022, the Edinburgh Fringe-based awards which are determined by performers.

British Comedy Guide, 28th August 2022

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