Wednesday 30th September. Time: 20:00 (doors open 19:30). Price: £4.00
A double whammy of Edinburgh shows from Alexander Bennett. His solo show ‘I Can Make You A Moron’ followed by late night dark game show set in hell ‘Hell to Play’.
**I CAN MAKE YOU A MORON**
Any intelligent person would despair at the world, so let me make you stupid for your own sake. If ignorance is bliss, then let this be the most blissful show on the Fringe. Ever seen how happy idiots are? You could be like that! Hail me, I can make you a moron. ‘Witty, weird and dark, the one to watch out for: at the spearhead of a wave of great new comics. ‘All hail Alexander Bennett!’ (Harry Hill). ‘Touched with madness…choice laughs…I don’t think I can begin to do him justice’ (Chortle.co.uk).
**HELL TO PLAY**
Game show set in Hell, hosted by the Devil. In exquisite bad taste, top guests every day. Devised by Alexander Bennett: *‘Touched with madness; refreshingly different’ (Chortle.co.uk)* and Paul Savage: *‘Genuinely brilliant’ (Guardian).* Featuring Joz Norris: *‘A born performer’ ★★★★(Chortle.co.uk),* Ali Brice: *‘Irrevocably changed by the horrors of war’ ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk)* and Marny Godden.
JAMES DOWDESWELL’S PERFECT PUB
Time: 20:00 (doors open 19:30). Price: FREE (donations bucket at the end).
George Orwell wrote an essay on the perfect pub. A fictitious pub called the Moon Under Water. With the help of the audience, James, as seen on *Russell Howard’s Good News* and Ricky Gervais’ *Extras* (BBC) designs the perfect pub. *’An excellent line in comedy’ (Guardian). ‘A real master of the comedian’s craft’ ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ‘I was drunk with laughter after James had been pouring me pints of jokes’ ★★★★★ (RemoteGoat.com).*
YIANNI – WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE LINE?
Time: 20:00 (Doors open 19:30). Price: FREE (donations bucket at the end)
After receiving an email from a booker requesting no comedians on their bill make jokes about rape, paedophilia or Lady Diana, comedian Yianni wondered just where and what the line was. What happens if jokes cross it? Is it even real? A sharp edged show full of wit, cheek and fun which rummages through the serious business of taking things lightly, and wonders just where funny ends and what’s on the other side. *’Stunningly good’ ★★★★
(Scotsman). ‘Social commentary to compare favourably with Woody Allen’ ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk).* Total sell-out, Perth Fringe 2015.
★★★★ Three Weeks