Pete Johansson – Several Jokes
Edinburgh favourite Pete Johansson returns this year with Several Jokes. A nuanced and layered, provocative and silly, all-in-one spectacular examination of his various fears and faults that enlighten the spirit and educate the soul. Plus there’s animal talk. ‘Johansson is assured, relaxed, open and gently hilarious onstage. This is observational, anecdotal, autobiographical comedy at its best’ (Scotsman). ‘Supremely entertaining’ (Independent). ‘Laughter fest… Hilarious’ (List).
NATHAN CATON: Teenage Mutant Nathan Caton
The award-winning Nathan Caton (BBC2′s Mock the Week, BBC Radio 4′s The Now Show, News Quiz and Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing) brings his wonderfully entertaining new show to the Edinburgh Festival. Filled with heart-warming family tales and endearing personal anecdotes, this charming young comic and future star gives a hilarious insight into his world. ‘Excellent storytelling skills keep the crowd easily entertained’ (ThreeWeeks). ‘Compelling, well-observed stand-up’ (Guardian).