Previews

Imran Yusuf
Imran Yusuf already has a place in history for Edinburgh Comedy Awards nerds like myself. In 2010 he was the first comedian performing his show for free to pick up a nomination when he was... more
Richard herring
What more can one say about Richard Herring that hasn't already been said? Podcast pioneer, purveyor of plays, past partner of Stewart Lee. Herring returns to Edinburgh this summer with an all-new... more
John Robins
I was talking to Sara Pascoe yesterday about the stresses and strains of getting an Edinburgh show right in time and she said that one of the hardest aspects – apart from making it funny – was coming... more
paul chowdhry
When it comes to winning over an audience Paul Chowdhry doesn’t take the easy route. It is interesting that while he shares management with the likes of Michael McIntyre and Lee Evans, his... more
Jeremy Hardy
Jeremy Hardy isn't doing the Edinburgh Fringe this year – not according to the Fringe website anyway. But somehow he has sneaked into the Red Imp comedy club's preview season alongside the likes of... more
I’ve got slight misgivings about recommending a show that I've never seen where the blurb boldly claims it is about to “take Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm”. But this might be an interesting one... more
Jenny Eclair
The City of London Festival kicks off this week and it has a pretty impressive comedy line-up. But then it should have – the guy running it is Paul Gudgin, who previously ran the Edinburgh Fringe, so... more
Today’s pick of the previews is so obviously essential viewing I hardly need to write any more. Josh Widdicombe and Romesh Ranganathan are running out their latest material – though in Widdcombe’s... more
luke toulson
Is it just me or do comedians seem to be doing more Edinburgh previews than ever this year? I’m sure there was a time when the Fringe was a more casual affair, where comedians honed their sets as... more
Sara Pascoe
I’ve been tipping Sara Pascoe for stardom for so long now if she doesn’t make it big soon it is going to start becoming embarrassing. Her show last year, mixing feminism with a sideways streak, was... more

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