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Snowflake It ‘Til You Make It – 2**

August 24, 2018 |

Matt Duwell starts his show with a bit of audience banter. This later turns out to have encouraged a few of the chattier members a little too much, and his main theme got de-railed at times.

That theme is the … Read More

A Political Breakfast – 3***

August 24, 2018 |

Host Chris O’Neill introduces us to the panel who will be debating the issues of the day, despite how very early, in Fringe time, in the day it is. The hour doesn’t stop the room being full, with further people … Read More

Adventures in Dementia: Steve Day – 4****

August 24, 2018 |

Some shows move you, some shows make you laugh, rare shows manage both – and occasionally, as with this, both in the same sentences.

Steve Day, best known as Britain’s only deaf comedian, does have to start off explaining his … Read More

Nicky Wilkinson: Happy – 3***

August 24, 2018 |

As the audience settle in, Nicky Wilkinson hands out sheets of stickers, and the crowd divide themselves into two teams – Movers and Shakers. She also makes it clear that the show is just about being – and making ourselves … Read More

Science Magic – 4***

August 24, 2018 |

Something about a lab coat means that children and their parents are equally happy about a show. Maybe it’s the promise of mess and mayhem, and of a sneaky bit of education and inspiration combined.

Donal Vaughan manages both sides … Read More

The New I Hate Children Children’s Show – 4****

August 24, 2018 |

The New – and according to the poster, improved – I Hate Children Children’s Show is targeted at ‘older kids and annoying teens’, however many of the audience were on the younger side. All still got the chance to join … Read More

Skin Deep – LAMBCO Productions – 4****

August 24, 2018 |

Glancing at the poster for Skin Deep I initially thought that this was a naturist show. However it turned out to be a very entertaining musical comedy about body image and the perceptions around this. With their brilliant harmonies, characters … Read More

In For A Pound – Otago Theatre 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Libby McArthur, a ‘weel kent’ face for fans of River City, brings this one woman play to Edinburgh, recounting her memories of the time she ended up in court for not paying 6 parking fines. Looking back to the 1990s … Read More

Brexit 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky’s delightfully funny, yet slightly scary political play Brexit is set in 2020, when new Prime Minister Adam Masters, Timothy Bentinck, has the tough job of moving the exit forward whilst balancing the party wings to … Read More

Alistair Williams:- Great White Male 4****

August 23, 2018 |

It is true that Alistair Williams falls into the demographic of a privileged white male comedian, but is it his fault? He is trying to forge a career doing something he loves, having given up a far more lucrative job … Read More