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Street Cries

August 7, 2012 |

4 stars ****

If you know the gist of ‘Under Milk Wood’ you will get the premise of this hour of musical cabaret, although having just come out of ‘Spelling Bee’ it took a while to readjust my brainspace and … Read More

Sharron Matthews Superstar: Gold

August 6, 2012 |

5 stars *****

Once again, Sharron Matthews delights in an all-too-quick hour of top-class comedy cabaret. She welcomes every audience member as they come in, instantly putting people at ease and you just know you’re going to enjoy the next … Read More

Lady Carol Must Die – Lady Carol

August 5, 2012 |

*****

5 Stars

Although this show is listed in the cabaret section of the Fringe brochure I feel it could be equally at home in either the music section or even comedy. If there was a section called entertainment it … Read More

Comic Strip

August 15, 2011 |

4 Stars ****

Welcome back to the past. This show staged in the impressive Dans Paleis, an elaborate ‘Speigeltent’ like structure inGeorge Squarewhere the order of business is as it says in the title. Comedy and striptease, well, burlesque … Read More

Fabulous Divas of Hollywood

August 12, 2011 |

3 stars

***

Alan Palmer, apparently well-known over the pond, gives us his tribute to various female stars from all eras. Unfortunately losing his voice, he plays each character with a nod to Forbidden Broadway – a well-known song with … Read More

Lila La Scala: Songs to Make You Smile

August 12, 2011 |

3 Stars

***

Lili La Scala is what I would describe as a niche artist. Her choice of songs is taken almost exclusively from the 1920’s to 1940’s. Her appearance evokes this period also. She does have a strong … Read More

Kev Orkian the Guilty Pianist – The Closed Venues Tour

August 8, 2011 |

5 stars ***** 7th August show.

What can I say? Kev is a musical comedian and does it superbly. He has a quick wit and a great rapport with the audience. He is very funny and a very good player … Read More

Truly Medley Deeply

August 8, 2011 |

4 stars **** 7th August show.

Okay, outfits aside, this young quartet are excellent – individually very talented players as well as gelling as a group. The singing is great too and medley following medley of popular songs is performed … Read More

Elsa Jean McTaggart

August 8, 2011 |

5 stars ***** 7th August show.

With a beautiful voice and highly accomplished fiddling, Elsa sings her own original songs while accompanying herself on either her fiddle or guitar. The songs are very appealing, excellent and often personal – she … Read More

Sharron Matthews Superstar: Jesus Thinks I’m Funny

August 8, 2011 |

5 stars

*****

7th August show.

Sharron is the only person I’ve seen who personally welcomes every audience member as they come in to their show. She is incredibly affable and sets everyone at ease, it’s almost like she’s … Read More