It’s the final countdown to the Edinburgh Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world! So we’ve brought you two excellent shows that are heading up there in a matter of days!

Stand-up comedy: poetry’s idiot relation, right? Performance poetry: comedy’s boring cousin, yes? Let’s find out.

Six phenomenal acts go head to head for your approval as poetry and comedy collide with unexpected and hilarious results! Our resident team captains are joined by the most exciting comedy and poetry acts from around the UK. We’re mashing up the two art forms in an epic battle of spoken word. Who wins? You decide…

★★★★★ The Latest
★★★★★ The Public Reviews
★★★★ Three Weeks Magazine
★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
*Fringe Review – Highly Recommended Show
‘witty, fast paced, and most importantly funny.’ – Fringe Review
‘This is a great show, showcasing some real talent.’ – Three Weeks
‘The crowd were in stitches, their roars delivered a 1-0 victory for poetry over stand-up and my preconceptions were suitably challenged.’ – Mashable UK
‘The result – well, it was decided by audience participation. But it didn’t really matter – the audience were the winners.’ – The Reviews Hub*

On his misguided quest to follow his dreams, Garrett Millerick got locked in a shipping container by Eminem, directed hip-hop videos for deluded city traders and once made a feature documentary about a ballroom dancer trying to save all the children of Birmingham from certain destruction. This is his story.
★★★★ Mirror
★★★★★ Three Weeks
*‘Angry, intelligent stand-up’ Time Out
‘Wants to entertain you and does it superbly’ Mirror
‘A fantastic stand-up show that always hits its mark’ ThreeWeeks
‘A belter of a new comedian, well worth shouting about’ Stage*