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Comedy 2007 Archives - Page 2 of 16 - One4Review

Best of Edinburgh Comedy 2007- The Showcase Show

August 8, 2007 |

What is the attraction of all these ‘Best of’ shows that seem to increase every Fringe? Well I suppose it is a win-win situation. Usually they are in relatively off peak times so the space gets used, it gives … Read More

Heroes and Villains

August 8, 2007 |

This play is set in the flat of two guys, Michael a slacker with a lack of social skills and a penchant for TV and Jonathan his more functional room mate. Michael has had a small win on the … Read More

Marcia Brown – The Unsung Diva

August 8, 2007 |

Tameka Empson’s parody of a fictional Motown singing star works a treat. Marcia Brown is the singer who has worked with all the greats, Marvin and Smokey for example, but don’t mention Diana Ross.  Her comedy patter got off … Read More

Richard Herring – Oh F***, I’m 40

August 8, 2007 |

There’s no hanging about with Richard Herring, as soon as he hits the stage he’s off and running.  Herring has recently turned 40 and seems to have reached a crisis point. What has he achieved in his life thus … Read More

VHS 2: Planet of the Tapes

August 8, 2007 |

Why has Richard Sandling based his Fringe show around the decreasingly popular form of VHS?  Well, because he really likes it.  Oh, and he thinks it’s the true ambassador of the form as there is very little charm to … Read More

Abigail Burdess

August 8, 2007 |

It took me a little while to warm to Abigail Burdess’ universe of slightly off-kilter, slightly bizarre characters but warm to them I did.  Ranging from a ‘yah’ supermodel to an audience hectoring Buddhist, Burdess performed each with enthusiasm, … Read More

Christian Reilly – How to Rock

August 8, 2007 |

Christian Reilly is a comedian who can sing and play some mean guitar rock and roll. His humour works so well because he looks and sounds the part of a rock musician, although the lyrics of some of his … Read More

Jason Manford

August 8, 2007 |

You might recognise Jason Manford.  He’s made the leap onto TV, appearing as the–one-that-replaced-Dave-Spikey on ‘8 out of 10 Cats’.  If the fact that he’s ‘off the telly’ doesn’t entice you to see him then the assurance that he’s … Read More

One Night Stand: An Improvised Musical

August 8, 2007 |

The company Quarter Life Crisis hit Edinburgh with the show "One Night Stand: an improvised musical", not a completely new concept to Fringe viewers but it has been some time. This young troupe, as the name suggestions, are all … Read More

Skinner and Bell: Where are Dave and Dave?

August 8, 2007 |

Dave and Dave’s show is a bizarre situation comedy delivered at a frantic pace. There is a story line of sorts but it is the interaction with several quirky characters that provide the laughs. The two Daves need to … Read More