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On the Mic Picks: Sasha Ellen - May 2024 May 4th, 2024

Day 11 of 100 shows in a 100 days. On the Mic is counting down to the 02 August – the launch of the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 100 shows in a 100 days.   The show… Sasha Ellen: My MILF-shake Brings All the Boys to the Yard The blurb… “As Sasha ages out of her […]

On the Mic returns for the 2024 Edinburgh Fringe - April 2024 April 13th, 2024

We are back in 2024 baby! Bigger and better than ever. After taking a year off, 2024 will see the return of all the comedy news, interviews and reviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The podcast is back too. Watch this space.

Actor Brian Cox has today been announced as the newest Patron of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He joins fellow Patron Eddie Izzard and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society’s honorary President, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as ambassadors for the festival. Brian Cox said: “The culture of the performing arts in Scotland is embedded firmly in my DNA, and […]

Apple and Google Wallet ticketing functionality has been added for Fringe 2024. The new functions, sponsored by Johnnie Walker Princes Street, will enable audience members to instantly save e-tickets booked via the Fringe Box Office to their Apple Wallet or Google Wallet app. Downloaded tickets can then be easily accessed even in areas with limited […]

Free Festival Celebrates 20th Year - February 2024 February 19th, 2024

The Edinburgh Free Festival, perhaps more accurately described at the Edinburgh ‘Pay-What-You-Can’ Festival, has reached its 20th Year. In 2004, founder Alex Petty originally teamed with comedian Peter Buckley Hill, forming the PBH Free Fringe, but they parted ways two years later. Two rival ‘free’ festivals have been operating ever since. Rather than paying a […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Award Winners - August 2022 August 29th, 2022

It’s the end of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Here are the 2022 awards! – the runners, riders and winners.   Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Winner – Best Show Sam Campbell Comedy Show Winner – Best Newcomer Lara Ricote GRL/LATNX/DEF Winner – Panel Prize Best in Class Best Show nominations Alfie Brown Sensitive Man Colin Hoult […]

Becky Fury’s Diary - August 2022 August 25th, 2022

Read Becky Fury’s Diary, as she brings her show, C*nt to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Exclusive diaries from Jo Caulfield and Anu Vaidyanathan give different perspectives on the Edinburgh Fringe experience.   If You Haven’t Laughed at Least You’ve Learnt Something – by Becky Fury Holy Cow! – by Anu Vaidyanathan The Good, the Bad […]

Who is Trending? - August 2022 August 17th, 2022

A rave review of Marjolein Robertson‘s Edinburgh show at The Stand leads the current TOP 6 trending pages – On the Mic. Enjoy a mixture of reviews, interviews and videos. Plus, Jo Caulfield’s Fringe Diary – Every Thursday. CLICK HERE FOR EDINBURGH REVIEWS CLICK HERE FOR JO CAULFIELD’S FRINGE DIARY CLICK HERE FOR INTERVIEWS LISTED […]

The Biggest Cash Prize on the Fringe! Ever! - August 2022 August 14th, 2022

Photo of David and gang by Steve Ullathorne The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award £11,000 Prize to Winner on 28th August 2022 The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award aims to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020. The cash prize, which comes with no strings, will be presented to a performer/show on […]

Fringe legend, comedian and magician, Jerry Sadowitz, has had an Edinburgh show pulled, after apparent complaints from the public. He was due to perform for a second night at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, a venue run by The Pleasance during the Fringe. A statement from the venue said, “The Pleasance Theatre Trust have cancelled […]

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