Tales of Whatever

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Tales of Whatever Edinburgh Fringe 2019

True storytelling show Tales of Whatever returns to the Fringe for 2019 with changing daily lineups of seasoned Fringe comics and performers, all going off-script to share true stories of first-hand experiences.

Up to 5 different Fringe acts join the ToW hosts each day, sharing 10min tales of weird, horrifying, funny, glorious or memorable incidents and encounters. Acts already booked to feature include Simon Munnery, Zahra Barri, Stuart Goldsmith, Georgie Morrell, Simon Caine, Lily Phillips, Ben Target, Gillian English, Steve Bujega and many many more.
Follow us on twitter @talesofwhatever or facebook.com/talesofwhatever for daily lineup announcements during the fringe.

Previous guest acts from as far afield as Buenos Aires, Gauteng, NYC, Salford and Melbourne have joined ToW to talk about being shipwrecked, marrying pantomine horses, picking up the in-laws from prison, and solving domestic hauntings with GCSE chemistry.

More info at www.talesofwhatever.com
Just The Tonic at The Caves (Venue 88)
Aug 1-11, 13-25 10:50am (Just The Wee One)
Buy a £5 advance ticket to guarantee entry or just turn up for Free Entry/Pay What You Want. Priority given to paid ticket holders - first come, first serve after that.

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.

Featuring

Tales of Whatever

Tales of Whatever appearing at this event

Founded in 2011, Tales of Whatever plans, produces, hosts and records regular live showcases, workshops and special site-specific true storytelling events. "Conversational, funny and inclusive" - The Guardian 'The welcoming & relaxed atmosphere proves more than any other moment of the festival, that the spontaneous can be the most rewarding... a talking point for the rest of the weekend' - Exeunt Magazine

See Tales of Whatever tour dates

Steve Bugeja

Steve Bugeja appearing at this event

Steve Bugeja is one of comedy’s most exciting rising stars. Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award in 2013, Steve has gone on to host the BBC Radio 4 series Economics with Subtitles, and has made numerous appearances on TV shows such as Love Island: Aftersun (ITV2), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC). Making a name for himself internationally, he has been invited to perform at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for the past two years, appearing on the Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow (ABC1) and on Comedy Up Late (ABC1). Steve wrote and performed his own sketch 10 Things You Should Know as an Adult for BBC3, acted in 4Music’s sketch show Pop Sludge and starred in a viral comedy video for Lucozade alongside England footballer Harry Kane. A prolific writer, Steve was a key member of the writing team for The Russell Howard Hour (Sky1), and has contributed material to Mock the Week (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4) CelebAbility (ITV2), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC2), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4). In 2012, he and his writing partner won both the BBC’s Funny on Three sitcom competition, and BBC’S Jesting About 2 sketch competition. In 2018, Steve embarks on his fourth and largest national tour with Almost, following the success of a critically-acclaimed, sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe. The tour includes a 6-night run at London’s Soho Theatre. This tour follows his previous critically-acclaimed shows Summer Camp (2017), Unpronounceable (2016) and Day Release (2015). Unpronounceable and Summer Camp went on to tour nationwide, selling out increasingly large venues year on year. ‘Bugeja has an eye for original comic detail that's all his own.’ - The Guardian ‘Drum-tight, as if polished by a sitcom writers’ room to cram as many jokes in as humanly possible’ - Chortle ‘Steve is a charming, likeable stand-up with a set packed with gags’ – Sunday Post ‘Blends the intelligence of a well-crafted hour with some touching emotional honesty’ - The Scotsman

See 4 tour dates featuring Steve Bugeja

Also Appearing

Gillian English, Eamon Goodfellow, Katie Price, Adelina Holmes

Just The Tonic at The Caves

  • 253 Cowgate
  • Edinburgh
  • EH1 1NN