August, 2018

Alex Edelman tops list of best reviewed shows of the Fringe

Out of over 1,800 comedy shows at the Fringe this year, Alex Edelman's show, Just For Us was the best reviewed, with an outstanding tally of 14 five star reviews! Also featuring on the list are our very own Zoe Lyons and Rhys Nicholson.

Jim Tavaré wins Spirit of The Fringe Award

The show ‘From Bedpan to Deadpan’ picked up this years' Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award and marks a triumphant return to the Edinburgh Fringe circuit for Jim Tavaré after his last Fringe festival show 20 years ago. Check out the full list of winners here: https://www.edfringe.com/take-part/awards/open-to-all

Five Impressive PR comedians nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Impressive PR are beyond delighted to announce that in our 19th year at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival we have had our Best Awards year yet! We have 5 nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards! Congratulations to the truly amazingly talented comedians Alex Edelman, Glenn Moore and Larry Dean who are on the main awards list for best show and to Sindhu Vee and Maisie Adam nominated for the best newcomer awards! See the full list of nominees here: http://www.comedyawards.co.uk/nominees/2018  

Adam Rowe’s Jobcenter joke is the funniest at the Fringe

Our very own Adam Rowe has won the 11th Annual Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe Award! Describing it as "a massive but lovely surprise", Adam's one-liner about the irony of being fired from a Job Centre won with an outstanding 41% of the public vote.

Alex Edelman scoops the Herald Angel award

The Bostonian comic picked up the Herald Angel Award for his outstanding performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. His show, ‘Just For Us’ centred on his experience as a Jewish comedian attending a meeting of Neo-Nazis in New York. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2N9EUA5

Maisie Adam wins Amused Moose Award

Leeds born Maisie Adam has picked up the Amused Moose National New Comic Award for 2018! With her witty anecdotes and self-deprecating charm, Maisie managed to come out on top of the vote at the Amused Moose live final.

Anthony Jeselnik’s darkest jokes feature in Loaded

From gun laws to hit and runs, no subject is off limits for the darkly hilarious comedian, Anthony Jeselnik. Loaded Magazine has compiled a list of his top jokes. Read it in full here: http://loaded.co.uk/15-anthony-jeselnik-jokes/ Tickets for Anthony Jeselnik: ‘Funny Games’ are available here: https://myticket.seetickets.com/artist/anthony-jeselnik/29014