The Skinny guide to comedy shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool, plus exclusive previews, interviews, reviews and comedy features. Our resident comedy columnists also offer a range of services, from problem solving with Ask Fred to the monthly horoscopes of Crystal Baws.
What the duck?
Fred Fletch leads horny cyber-spacemen into a honeytrap, with the help of his feathered friends
Magic and its secret weapon: How Derren Brown uses comedy in his show
As he prepares to tour his new show, Miracle, master illusionist Derren Brown talks to The Skinny about comedy...
Crystal Baws: May 2015 Horoscopes
ARIESUranus slides back into your sign in May, leaving an immense skidmark all the way across the night sky....
Spotlight: Kiri Pritchard-McLean
The silent member of Gein's Family Giftshop is no fan of gong shows
With hundreds of comedy shows already on sale, our Edinburgh Fringe 2015 coverage begins in conversation with celebrated critic...
Baby on board: Romesh Ranganathan on politics and parenthood
Romesh Ranganathan talks to The Skinny about his current tour, his upcoming new show for the 2015 Fringe and...