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Eleanor Conway’s The Walk of Shame 2**

August 22, 2017 |

It can’t be easy to stand on a Fringe stage and lay out one’s life choices in front of a room full of strangers. It must be even harder if there have been so many decisions that in hindsight were … Read More

Andy Zaltzman Satirist For Hire (World of 2017 Special Edition ) 4****

August 21, 2017 |

OK! Hands up time! This is the first time I have seen Andy. Perhaps I was afraid of too many cricket references. I have been missing out. The thing that struck me first about Andy is his enthusiasm and … Read More

Trygve vs a Baby 3***

August 21, 2017 |

Trygve Wakenshaw, mime and physical comic extraordinaire, versus his own son. It’s not a spoiler to say that there is a real live baby involved in this show – Trygve and Phineas spend the time when the audience are getting … Read More

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS) 4****

August 21, 2017 |

ACMS has another new home, and this one is hot, and not allowed to have loud music. So naturally, on the bill were a trumpet player, a saxophonist and a trombonist, and equally naturally, the audience (without a huge amount … Read More

Helen Duff: When the Going Gets Duff 4****

August 21, 2017 |

Ms Duff is effervescent. There is no more appropriate word to describe her. Her mind, as she says, does seem to work considerably faster than her mouth, and that doesn’t go slow. She fizzes around the stage, distracted by the … Read More

Alasdair Beckett-King: The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries 4****

August 21, 2017 |

It is necessary to understand the distinction between stand-up comedy (in which heckling may be appropriate) and a comedy show, in which you should not speak unless spoken to. It often flusters performers who are not stand-ups, and that ruins … Read More

Goose: Amphetawaltz 5*****

August 21, 2017 |

If you haven’t seen Goose, whyever not? It’s an amazingly fun, ridiculous hour of absurd premises and tenuous links exploring the nature of context and misdirection. The single weak section of the show which nearly lost them a star became … Read More

Ashley Storrie – Morning Glory 4****

August 21, 2017 |

Ashley Storrie as I’m sure almost everyone will know, is the daughter of Glaswegian comedy superstar Janey Godley, yet while there are similarities she is definitely her own woman. Not wanting to pay for intro music, Ashley is on stage … Read More

Mark Watson Festival Of Bad Ideas 2**

August 20, 2017 |

Mark swipes through his book of contacts to bring us his chosen guests. If his intention was to experiment, to go all avant garde on us, it worked tonight. We got Sanderson Jones. He of those annoying TV Bingo … Read More

Gary Delaney – There’s Something About Gary 4****

August 20, 2017 |

As the audience settle into their seats, we are treated to a number of screen shots of Gary’s hilarious tweets, via a large slide show. This is a good indication of the way the show will go and the pace … Read More