Edinburgh festival highlights

30 Gunges in 30 seconds! Some of the best from this years’ Edinburgh Festival.

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Edinburgh Festival Press

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It is, it appears, impossible to conduct a low-key gunging. “It’s a fiiiine day for an outdoor gunging,” roars Dave Benson Phillips as we walk towards Bristo Square. Within seconds, Phillips has pulled in a crowd and whipped them to a frenzy – the Fringe equivalent of a baying mob, yowling for the sight and smell of, erm, gunge. And this scrawny journalist, now barefoot on a blue tarpaulin, is the offering upon the altar of ’90s nostalgia. DBP begins the countdown – him shouting the even numbers, the rabble the odd ones. Three, two, one… More from FestMag story here!

Dave is also interviewed about the show on Black Diamond FM here:

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Digital Spy interviews Dave

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“We’ve had five-star reviews already, and people have been coming up and telling me how much their inner child has been doing cartwheels!” Read the full interview over at Digital Spy.

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A Five Star Hit

Dave’s ‘Get Your Own Back’ show has received five star reviews at the Edinburgh festival, like this one from Kettle Magazine. “You could be forgiven for thinking you’d just come in from school and put the telly on.”

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Dave is interviewed in the WOWwagon:

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Dave Benson Phillips presents Children’s Shows for Adults for BBC

Dave will be hosting a show called ‘Dave Benson Phillips presents Children’s Shows for Adults’ at the BBC Festival tent on Tuesday 18th August. Show runs from 11pm – midnight, and the tent has a 340 capacity

Free tickets for this event will be available from 15th July from the BBC Edinburgh ticket portal here.

Dave will also be interviewed ahead of the show on Simon Mayo’s Drivetime show on Radio 2 (from pm).

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Edinburgh

Here is the schedule for ‘Get Your Own Back’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Gilded Balloon at 4.30pm Tickets from £13/ £12, with some special offers too!

August  5th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm Preview Show £7 Special

August  7th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm Preview Show £7 Special
August  8th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August  9th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 10th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm 2for1 Ticket
August 11th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm 2for1 Ticket
August 12th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 13th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 14th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 15th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 16th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 17th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 18th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 18th BBC Festival Tent 23.00 – 00.00 “Children’s shows for Adults”
August 19th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm

August 21st Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 22nd Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 23rd Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 24th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 25th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 26th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 27th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 28th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 29th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 30th Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm
August 31st Gilded Balloon Debating Hall 4.30pm

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