Phill Jupitus

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Making News

6 Aug 20133 stars

Phil Jupitus, Sara Pascoe and Dan Starkey in decent take on BBC news

To say it’s been a bad year for the BBC is to note that Edinburgh gets a bit busy over the festival. So the inspiration for Making News couldn’t be clearer. That it was penned by the scribes behind Coalition, last year’s smart take on the government…

Coalition

7 Aug 20123 stars

Hilarious, witty and energetic: as entertaining as politics ever can be

The most telling aspect of Robert Kahn and Tom Salinsky’s Coalition is the dedication at the bottom of the programme, citing a ‘special thank you to Nick Clegg, without whom this would have been inconceivable.’ Coalition packs punches; not light…

First raft of shows from 2012 Edinburgh Fringe programme

5 Mar 2012

Stewart Lee, Jimmy Carr, Rhod Gilbert and more to appear at Fringe 2012

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has revealed around 60 shows to take place at this year's event in August. The announcement comes weeks before the full line-up announcement on Thu 31 May. Comedy shows form the bulk of the latest show announcements…