Each week we will not only be providing you with some of the genres of show available at the Fringe we are also going to do a ‘Comedian Focus’ section which will take an in depth look at a certain comedian playing at the Fringe. This week we will be talking about – Paul Foot
Where: Underbelly, Cowgate (Venue 61)
When: August 4th – 14th, 16th – 28th
Cost: Full Price – £13.50, Concession £12.50, Previews – £7
About: Paul Foot is one of those comedians that is always on the panel shows and makes frequent appearances of television shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Come Dine With Me, Russell Howard Good News Extra, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Would I Lie to You to name just a few.
Paul has won an array of awards for his stand up including the BBC New Stand-Up Award in 1997 and the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2011. He also hosted his own podcast since 2009 called the Paul Foot Podcast.
This year at the Fringe he is hosting not one but two shows, the other is called Paul Foot’s Game of Dangers, if you want more information on this then visit the Fringe website. The Show ‘Tis a Pity She’s a Piglet will look at loads of different topics including terrorism, Ant and Dec, immigration, The X Factor and breakfast. His Fringe shows receive really positive reviews every year, so maybe it is time you checked it out.