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COOL: Humphrey Ker

August 26, 2011 by


WHY? A few years ago [circa 2006/7 & 8 ] Humphrey and two other clever chaps, David Reed and Thom Tuck placed their hands rather dextrously around sketch comedy’s sagging neck and thus wrung it to back to life. Together, they were successful victorian sketch troupe The Penny Dreadfuls – which Humphrey co-founded. Humphrey. What a […]

COOL and UNCOOL stuff at The Fringe

August 14, 2011 by


COOL STUFF SKETCH SHOW – News Revue, at the Pleasance Courtyard Beyond, 6.20pm. STAND UP – Henning Wehn, Just the Tonic at the Caves, 9.15pm. KIDS PRODUCTION – Private Peaceful, Udderbelly’s Pasture, 2pm. BEST EMBARRASSINGLY BAD PRODUCTION – Blues Brothers Tribute, C venues, 11pm. COFFEE – Chocolate Soup, 2 Hunter Square. FOOD –Mussel Inn, 61-65 Rose Street.  UNCOOL STUFF THE WEATHER –  “Little […]

COOL: 6 reasons to get your arse to the Edinburgh Fringe

July 8, 2011 by


There are now approximately 6 billion festivals. And that’s just in England. But none get the adrenalin pumping quite like the Fringe up in Edinburgh each August. Every year, I’m reminded why I’m a bit in love with, not just the city but, the whole concept. Anyway … here are 6 reasons to go! 1. […]