Edinburgh previews from the country's best sketch and stand-up stars.
GEIN'S FAMILY GIFTSHOP: VOLUME 3
Like persistent dandruff, the multi award-winning sketch group are back and they are itching to show you what they’ve come up with. Skin ailments aside, the four strong, five star sketch group can’t wait to hawk out their highly anticipated third hour. 'Would unsettle even the darkest League of Gentlemen fan' ***** (Sunday Times). 'A joy to watch' ***** (Skinny). 'Intense, inventive sketch comedy' **** (Mail on Sunday). 'Dark and uniquely depraved sketches... tight and impishly inventive' **** (Fest). 'Their glorious filthy and Juvenile punchlines hit the mark' (Chortle). 'The trio's timing is terrific' (Guardian).
One of the best-reviewed acts of 2015 and 2016. Award-winning one-man cartoon. Wracked with hype, Goose present their most ambitious show yet. As seen on BBC Three and Comedy Central. 'Brilliant stuff' **** (Guardian). 'Excellently crafted' **** (Sunday Times). 'Irrepressibly funny... it's phenomenal' ***** (Fest). 'A frenetic, ambitious spectacle... superb' **** (Skinny). 'Crams more gags into a show than any other' ***** (TheWeeReview.com). 'Bloody good... meticulously crafted' ***** (One4Review.co.uk). 'Precision-engineered chaos' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Hilariously unique' **** (EdFestMag.com). 'Will split your sides and pull at your heart strings' **** (ThreeWeeks).
KIRI PRITCHARD-McLEAN: APPROPRIATE ADULT
Chortle Award nominee Kiri thinks the world revolves around her, but she didn't let that stop her wishing to mentor vulnerable kids. Consequently, she's going to be extremely careful what she wishes for in future. An immoral comedian's morality tale about other people's lack of morals. ‘Passionate, smart and yes, bloody funny. There's a raw depth of feeling here that you won't find in many shows’ **** (Scotsman). ‘Raucous and good-humoured without stinting on the protest’ (Guardian). ‘A storming hour’ **** (Skinny). ‘Never less than fascinating... an hour that's as funny as it is purposeful’ (Chortle.co.uk).