Five Pound Fringe

FRINGE PREVIEW – Mark Allen’s Go Slow, The GRV (Five Pound Fringe)

5th – 29th August (not the 17th) The GRV, 4.40 – 6.10pm Mark Allen’s Go Slow takes a look at the relentless pace and stress of modern life. For a month, Mark decided he’d see what happened if he took things more slowly. He opted for the stairs instead of lifts. Gave up emails and […]

FRINGE PREVIEW – Ian Smith of The Lunchtime Club (Five Pound Fringe)

Aug 5th to 29th (not 16th or 23rd) 12.30-2.00pm, The Tron Five up-and-coming comedians in a 90-minute show for £5? If we were better at maths, we would be able to work out a precise joke per penny ratio…in any case The Lunchtime Club: Class of 2010 must be one of the best value shows […]

FRINGE PREVIEW – John Robins’ Nomadic Revery (Five Pound Fringe)

5th – 29th August (not 17th) The Tron, 6.20pm-7.20pm Having appeared at the Fringe since 2005, John Robins has built up a reputation as a likeable, quick-witted comedian with a winning combination of charm and talent. John has gone on to great success since appearing at the Fringe, with appearances on BBC6 Music and XFM, […]

FRINGE PREVIEW – Five Pound Fringe comedy

Last year, the Five Pound Fringe brought a selection of shows to Edinburgh, each costing – unsurprisingly – a fiver. The organisers were of the belief that the low ticket price would encourage people to take a chance on a show without having to dig too deep into their pockets, and it proved to be […]

REVIEW – Life of Si @ GRV / Five Pound Fringe


Life of Si is part of the very popular Five Pound Fringe  5.40pm at the GRV venue. Sy and Simon were witty, hair conscious men.  The show is based around the set up of their shared flat in London.  They let the audience into their lives a little, by showing  dvd collections, games they play and […]

REVIEW – At Home With Holly


At Home with Holly is one of the more unusual shows I have seen in the Fringe over the years.   Holly Burn, who is an exceptional comedy actress invites you into her home  for the festival.  You can buy tickets in advance from the Fringe office,  the Five Pound Fringe / GRV box office, or you […]

Edinburgh Love’s 2009 Guide To Edinburgh Fringe, Reviews and Recommendations

I Love Edinburgh’s guide to all things festival for summer 2009 !!   All the websites that you will need and they all open in a new window. The Fringe      International Festival        Five Pound Fringe        Assembly Festival  The Pleasance (comedy)    The Edge Festival (music)    Jazz Festival Book Festival      Underbelly        Fringe By The Sea (North […]