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Time Out’s A-Z of the Fringe features Mark Simmons!



Time Out have released an A-Z of Edinburgh Fringe 2014 comedy highlights, featuring brilliant acts to see from across the Fringe, and our very own Mark Simmons!

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Click here to read the whole list. Or, just read our favourite bit below,


‘P is for… Puns

Gone are the days when good old-fashioned wordplay receives an almighty groan. Puns are cool! Honest! This year’s Fringe proves it. The punmeister general, Tim Vine (pictured), brings a new solo show to the festival for the first time since 2010. The superbly titled ‘Timtiminee Timtiminee Tim Tim to You’ plays the Pleasance Courtyard. Punny giant Darren Walsh tests 30 minutes of silly jokes at Heroes @ The Hive. Newcomer Chris Turner throws out his slow-burning one-liners alongside quick-witted improvised raps, and fellow Fringe first timer Mark Simmons has some impressive pieces of wordplay in his joke arsenal. But if you want multiple punny folk all in one show, Bec Hill’s London-based wordplay night the ‘Pun Run’ is making a one-off Fringe appearance on August 11.’

Catch Mark Simmons’ debut full length show every day at Just The Tonic @The Mash House at 8pm, July 31 (preview) August 1st – 24th (not 12th).

Buy tickets here!