Edinburgh Comedy Festival

Edinburgh Comedy Festival

On first reading, you might have passed it off as a weak April Fool’s joke.

The best thing about the Fringe is the people.

The Fringe is a chaotic and frenetic beast. I’ve worked every day since the 25th of July – some days less than others, but always a shift here, a few hours there.

Once more, the comedy industry has run its annual knockout contest for the crown of best comic at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bridget Christie in her show A Bic for Her picked up the top Comedy award 2013.

See Scotland's six best breakthrough stand-ups perform to become the Scotland winner, which ensures a place in the UK & Ireland semi-finals of AmusedMoose Laugh Off (supported by 2entert

This New York newcomer's show Misspelled is a definite single-topic solo show. His comedy revolves around his dyslexia and how it influenced his 1970s Queens upbringing.

Adam Riches is the winner of the prestigious Foster's Best Comedy Show 2011, it was announced at 2.30pm today in the packed Dovecot studios in Edinburgh.

Once in a while, you see a comedian who is so perfectly suited to performance, channelling such pure talent, that you feel they have been doing this since they were born; Adam Riches is just such a