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John Robertson

BCG Features

Accommodation woes

Wednesday 14th August 2019

We asked a range of comedians about their accommodation at this year's Fringe, and for disaster stories from previous years.


Edinburgh rules

Monday 12th August 2019

Many performers set themselves Edinburgh rules, like not drinking for the month. We asked this year's Fringers what theirs are.


Press Clippings

John Robertson raises +£18,000 with Dark Room marathon

Multi-media performer John Robertson has raised over £18,000 after hosting a 48 hour version of his interactive live-action videogame The Dark Room on the Twitch platform.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 13th April 2020

Mark Watson to stage 24-hour online comedy show

The Machynlleth Festival is set to be resurrected online ... as one of Mark Watson's 24-hour shows.

British Comedy Guide, 8th April 2020

Live review: ACMS of the Rings

Sixteen odd years ago David Reed and Thom Tuck of the sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls wrote this pantomime version of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring and now it's finally seen the light of day as the annual Alternative Comedy Memorial Society's panto.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 17th December 2019

Review: The Dark Room

The Dark Room is the single greatest live text-based adventure game comedy show you'll ever see.

Blizzard Comedy, 4th September 2019

What is your favourite flat thing?

The last of Richard Herring's Emergency Questions.

Chortle, 25th August 2019

The funniest thing that ever happened to you a funeral

Another from Richard Herring's stock of Emergency Questions.

Chortle, 23rd August 2019

What's the worst thing you've eaten for a bet?

Another from Richard Herring's stock of Emergency Questions.

Chortle, 19th August 2019

Have you ever had anything removed from your body?

Comics share their answers to another of Richard Herring's Emergency Questions.

Chortle, 15th August 2019