Edinbrum: Paul Sinha, Laura Lexx
Join in the Hexagon, to see the shows that will be the biggest hits of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. With two top class acts bringing you their work-in-progress shows, this is a great way to see the hot tickets without long journeys and inflated accommodation costs. Ages 16 and over only.
The Chaser himself, Paul Sinha joins us to premiere new material. Not only a quiz champion Paul has a stellar comedy pedigree and appeared on the like of The News Quiz, Just A Minute and Loose Ends. Having spent 2017 trying to get through therapy, Laura Lexx delights in her supberb new show, Trying. Winner of Comic’s Comic Award and multiple Chortle-Award nominee.
Paul Sinha is a qualified GP and international stand up comic of many years standing, having performed in all major comedy clubs in the UK, as well as China, Auckland, Singapore, the Middle East, South Africa, Netherlands and Germany.
Paul's second full length solo show 'Saint or Sinha' received widespread critical acclaim at the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was nominated for the if.comedy award (formerly the Perrier).
Since then Paul has been in great demand, whether on TV shows such as Edinburgh and Beyond, World Stands up, Comedy Shuffle and Comedy Cuts, on Radio 4's Loose Ends and the Now Show, or his numerous contributions to Radio 5 Live and Talksport, as well as having recorded for Shane Warne's Ashes podcasts.
'Wonderfully inventive and intelligent’ (Evening Standard)
'One-liners are delivered with the crisp clarity of cut glass. Highly original' (Metro)
'Universal anecdotes as warmly delivered as you would find anywhere... it's a
pleasure listening to him... Opinionated, witty and smart – Sinha is the certainly one of the comics Fringe goers should be flocking to' (Chortle)
'His confidence on stage was excellent and his talent for adlibbing and summoning gags off the cuff were very funny' (BBC Online).
Paul Sinha tour dates
Paramount Funniest Student Runner Up 2009 and Chortle Student Comedy Awards Finalist 2009, Laura Lexx is a uniquely gleeful performer with an easy, chatty style that covers all things from the West Country to the aging process of socks.
Performing mainly in London and the South, Lexx is a chirpy addition to any line up.
'... the positive and personable Laura Lexx, with her delightfully funny take on
things. Happy to discuss anything with the audience her distinctive style is both cheeky and charming' (Funhouse Comedy)
'One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see' (GQ Magazine).
Laura Lexx tour dates