The Great Yorkshire Fringe In The News...

Read the 2016 Show Reviews


The Cultural Highlights You Have to See in the i newspaper - 23 July

The Times' Top Comedy Pick - 23 July

Little Vikings - Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, West End Magic and Baby Loves Disco - Summer 2016 edition


Press coverage...

"Great Yorkshire Fringe: The Thinking Drinkers raise a glass to 6 Of The Best Beer & Cider Festival in Parliament Street"

- York Press

"After the Great Yorkshire Fringe: Yorkshire Day Festival and Lord Mayor's Secret Ball & Chain to take over White Rose Rotunda"

- York Press

"Comedian Paul Sinha meets his new Grand Opera House pantomime friends at Great Yorkshire Fringe"

- York Press

"York unveils a new blue plaque for Frankie Howerd"

- British Comedy Guide

"Frankie Howerd memorial plaque unveiled"

- Arts York

"News: Frankie Howerd's Blue Plaque Erected"

- Beyond The Joke

"Great Yorkshire Fringe: Last laugh for Hyena Lounge in York farewell this weekend"

- York Press

"Second show added for Amy Gledhill on Thursday"

- York Press

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe takes over BBC Radio York"

- Listen again

"York honours Frankie Howerd"

- Chortle

"A lively atmosphere that is entertaining for adults and children of all ages. Perfect for the first week of the school holidays"

- The Bunfight

"Preview: London writer & critic Bruce Dessau travels north to York to dip his comedy toe in at The Great Yorkshire Fringe for the first time..."

- Beyond The Joke

"York improv troupe Four Stars Noose need suggestions for Doctor Who"

- York Press

"Your chance to help Showstopper! create an entirely new musical this weekend"

- York Press

"Paul Dale Vickers studies Wilde life for musical about Oscar's letter from jail"

- York Press

"Judging dogs and making a DVD are all in two days' work for Tom Stade"

- York Press

"GIVE US A CLUE! The Great Yorkshire Fringe on BBC Radio York Finders Keepers"

- Listen again

"Great Yorkshire Fringe under way in York

- York Press

"Burning Duck on the comedy menu with free shows galore"

- York Press

"Introducing the show where you are positively encouraged to keep those smart phones switched on"

- York Press

"How Oliver Tabor taught Lizzy Caplan everything she knows about dove magic...and now you see him in York too"

- York Press

"Simon Munnery's art of standing still for 30 years"

- York Press

"Paul Sinha's 20-year rise to the Z-list and a York panto debut"

- York Press

"The Arts Barge's Riverside 2016 Festival, the festival within the festival"

- York Press

"Why Leonie Spilsbury doesn't just stick to playing Tiddler in Julia Donaldson show"

- York Press

"Who is the funniest northerner? Great Yorkshire Fringe invites you to pick your top three"

- York Press

"Vote For Your All-Time Favourite Northern Comedian"

- Beyond The Joke

"Book it now"

- Sunday Times Critical List

"Best of the Fringe"

- One & Other

"We can't wait 'til July"

- York Press Comment

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe is to return in July"

- Gigglebeats

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe is back and there is more of it"

- British Theatre Guide

"The programme for this year's Great Yorkshire Fringe has been unveiled today."

- Chortle

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe is back…"

- From The Front Row

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe is set to return to York this July following last year's debut festival"

- Beyond The Joke

"The first Great Yorkshire Fringe was such a roaring success that it’s coming back in July"

- Londontheatre1

"THE GREAT YORKSHIRE FRINGE returns this year"

- The Joe Public

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival Returning in July"

- Broadway World

"Great Yorkshire Fringe details announced"

- York Press

"UK Comedy Festivals guide: The Rest of the Fests"

- The Skinny

"Stand-up stars, kinky crusaders and Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: First acts booked for Fringe 2016"

- York Mix

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe set to return!"

- Entertainment Focus

"Great Yorkshire Fringe to return to York next July"

- York Press

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe to return next summer"

- Group Leisure

"Biggest names in comedy head to York as Fringe festival returns with an extra week"

- York Mix

"The Great Yorkshire Fringe returns in 2016!"

- Fairy Powered Productions

"Great Yorkshire Fringe to return to York next July for longer festival with big comedy names and extra venues"

- World Fringe News

"Great Yorkshire Fringe begin hunt for new comedy champ"

- Gigglebeats

"Great Yorkshire Fringe to return next year"

- Gigglebeats

Press Releases

The GYF launches the 6 of the Best Beer & Cider Festival - July 2016

Titter Ye Not... Memorial Plaque to be unveiled to Frankie Howerd in York - July 2016

GYF Presents Jon Ronson at the Central Methodist Hall - June 2016

Vote for your favourite Northern Comic! - June 2016

The Great Yorkshire Fringe is back... Bigger! Longer! Funnier! - May 2016

The Great Yorkshire Fringe is set to return - November 2015