If you want to apply to the PBH Free Fringe for 2015 the form to do so is here.
Please bear in mind that we only accept those who agree to adhere to our Ethos and Conditions. They’re all explained here. It is a long document but if you’re looking at spending a whole month working with us – we need to be on the same page. Also it’s loads shorter than the contracts most paid venues would give you, even for a one-off show!
Ash Price tour poster
Free Fringe regular Ash Price is touring his show How To Talk To The Dead through the Skeptics In The Pub network. The show promises everything from ouija board to spewing ectoplasm with a health dose of rationalism. Venues include Leeds, Portsmouth, Aberdeen and Oxford. Shows are free with a collection on the way out. More info here.
The Full Irish, Whistlebinkies
Regular Free Fringer Chris O’Neill, host of The Full Irish at Whistlebinkies is opening a new comedy night in Dublin. And offering free entry to Free Fringe participants. Just wave your badge or an old FF flyer. It’ll be a very reasonable fiver to everyone else. Local comedians might even be able to get a guest spot! Tickets and info here.
Line-up for Chickenshed Theatre fundraiser
Free Fringers Nathaniel Metcalfe, Chris Coltrane and Stephen Carlin are all appearing at a comedy benefit in Southgate in London supporting the work of the Chickenshed Theatre. Tickets and info about the work of the organisation here.
Andrew O’Neill, whose show Mindspiders was appeared at the Free Fringe 2014 in Whistlebinkies, has been announced alongside Grainne Maguire, host of political comedy panel show What Has The News Ever Done For Me? (Free Fringe 2014, Viva Mexico), to appear at the Bloomsbury Theatre as part of a benefit for The Migrant Rights Network. Tickets and full line-up here.
Free Fringe regular Robin Ince who also appeared at the Bloomsbury Theatre benefit last week is currently touring his one man show Blooming Buzzing Confusion around the UK including Glasgow, Leicester and Salford. In March he will be heading to the US with scientist Brian Cox to tour their show Infinite Monkey Cage. All info and ticket links here.
Free Fringer Joe Wells – star of 2014′s Night Of The Living Tories – continues to nail his political colours to the mast joining a stellar line-up at the Union Chapel in aid of the campaign to save Legal Aid. Tickets and info here.
Phil Jupitus – a Free Fringer with his Porky the Poet shows in both 2013 and 2014 – has joined the cast of west end musical Urinetown. The show is running for a limited season at the Apollo in London.
Free Fringe 2014 show What has the news ever done for me? is reprised in North London at the Aces and Eights saloon bar. The topical panel show is hosted by Free Fringe regular and BBC Radio 4 writer Grainne Maguire with a changing panel of guests.
Grainne also teachers a comedy writing course. Info here.
Star of 10 Films with my Dad, Aidan Goatley
Aidan Goatley is touring his one man Free Fringe show 10 Films With My Dad around the world, including recent dates in Dubai, upcoming dates in London and Dublin and plans afoot to visit the US, Australia and Copenhagen. Aidan says “This is all due to bookers seeing my show in Edinburgh as I have no agent to arrange things for me. ” Tour dates as well as the link to the book of his show are all on his website.