Sofia Gallucci-Giles reveals what was hot, what was not, and all things at the Fringe this year.
Nestled on the hillside of a lush valley in Dartmoor is a predictably-picturesque Devon village called Widecombe-in-the-Moor. It was from this landscape that the (aptly-named) stand-up comedian Josh Widdicombe emerged, albeit from the tiny hamlet of Haytor Vale, just down the road. With hair like the curls of the local White-Face Dartmoor sheep, the 33-year-old […]
I n the words of frontman Scott Hutchison himself, “at the beginning of 2014, I was wondering what the purpose of Frightened Rabbit was”. Their latest record, Painting of a Panic Attack, is a beautiful and mature album that reminds us why they’re so important. Hutchison’s talent for weaving his brutally honest yet beautiful stories remains […]
You might not have heard about Daniel Sloss recently, but he’s certainly not disappeared from the circuit. Instead, he’s taken his fiery wit overseas to America, where he’s been met by great success on The Late Late Show and Conan. Now, he’s gravitated back to Edinburgh for another sell-out tour… You’re taking your tour, Dark, to the Exeter Phoenix in November. Are you excited to visit the West […]
Afew days ago I was outside a bright purple building, lining up to enter a room where I was to spend my next hour watching a bald man in complete darkness, shining a camper’s torch upon a plastic fish, calling it his horse, and telling jokes about tuna. Later that day I was to watch […]