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Alexis Dubus: A R*ddy Brief History of Swearing

August 12, 2009 |

**** 4 stars

Alexis Dubus has an easy and relaxed manner as he explores the world of swearing, past and present. His premise is that swearing is an essential part of the human condition.

He has done the background … Read More

Danielle Ward – Lies

August 12, 2009 |

**** 4 stars

Danielle Ward claims to be a very bad liar, but should we believe her?  That is the opening statement of her latest Fringe offering. Ms Ward then tries out a whole series of statements and collectively we … Read More

David Benson sings Noel Coward

August 12, 2009 |

**** 4 stars

Over the years that I have seen David Benson’s Fringe shows, they have been marked by style and stage presence. This show featuring a pleasing mix of Noel Coward’s songs is no exception.

David Benson’s voice … Read More

Domestic Goddi 2 : How to Cope

August 12, 2009 |

* * * * * 5 stars

I first saw the Domestic Goddi, otherwise known as Rosie Wilkinson & Helen O’Brien, when I saw their show last year and I have to admit they blew me away.  This year’s Goddi … Read More

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Life, But Didn’t Care To Ask

August 11, 2009 |

* * * 3 stars

As comedy sketch shows go, I thought that was quite well written, although some of the material was possibly a bit long in places and could benefit from some editing.

Four guys, performing without mikes … Read More

Matt Green: Truth & Pleasure

August 11, 2009 |

* * * * 4 stars

In 1999, during the ‘Footlights’ Millennium Cruise, we became aware of a young redheaded performer called Matt Green. Over the years Matt has performed at the Fringe in one show or another. This was … Read More

The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection:or the Survival of (R)evolutionary Theories in the Face of Scientific and Ecclesiastical Objections: Being a Musical Comedy about Charles Darwin (1809 – 1882)

August 11, 2009 |

* * * * * 5 stars

John Hinton gives a splendidly animated and humorous performance as the re-incarnation of Charles Darwin. The story is beautifully crafted in words and music, with touches of mime. Darwin’s life is traced form … Read More

Room on the Broom

August 11, 2009 |

* * * * * 5 stars

Four children camping out in a wood are trying to get to sleep but the snoring of the boys keep the girls awake. Suddenly a Witch looses control of her broom and we … Read More

Tom Wrigglesworth’s Open Return Letter

August 11, 2009 |

* * * * * 5 stars

I first saw this very tall, big-haired Yorkshire man two Fringes ago as part of a AAA Stand Up show and then saw his debut solo show last year. I very much enjoyed … Read More

Two Left Hands – Another Mouthful

August 11, 2009 |

* * * * 4 stars

It was two years ago that I last saw Charlotte Hudson & Leila Hackett, collectively known as Two Left Hands, perform their own brand of sketch comedy so headed on over to see their … Read More