Saturday 30 July will see Funny Way to Be favourites Steve Bugeja and Hayley Ellis return to perform their new Edinburgh Fringe shows in a pre-festival double bill.
While the middle-class, artsy nature of the festival often comes in for some stick (take a drink every time a comedian mentions it and chances are you won’t remember the weekend at all) their comedy line-up is utterly unparalleled by any other festival in the country.
Jimmy Carr And The Science Of Laughter: A Horizon Special will be an evening of new science, experiments and a whole new theory of funny.
Some of us are still wringing out our socks after this week, but Sham Bodie’s summer party is just around the corner, ready to warm you up with its rays of comedy sunshine.
BBC Two has commissioned six further 30-minute episodes of the shows, plus a 2017 Christmas special for Upstart Crow.
Kingsley began traveling to the Edinburgh Fringe from Lands End on 24 March – without using money or public transport – in order to raise money and awareness for homelessness charity Shelter.
Newcastle venue The Bottle Shop Bar and Kitchen will be bringing several top comics to the city centre throughout the year – allowing audiences to enjoy outstanding comedy at a fraction of the price and the travel distance of the festival.
The Best will see Herring, described by GQ as “the best comedian of his generation”, perform popular routines from his last twelve one-man shows.