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Comedy 2017 Archives - Page 5 of 14 - One4Review

Ben Fogg: How I Won Best Newcomer 2017 3***

August 19, 2017 |

It takes some guts, or an ego the size of a small planet, to emblazon this show title over media in Edinburgh this year. A good marketing tool? Maybe. But it really does put the pressure on for him to … Read More

Markus Birdman’s Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea 4****

August 19, 2017 |

For many years Markus Birdman has been gracing the comedy scene so hence has a wealth of experience to draw on when he is constructing his funny and entertaining shows each year. He is also a very good animator so … Read More

Cally Beaton – Super Cally Fragile Lipstick 4****

August 19, 2017 |

Playing in the hottest room in the Fringe she says is hardly ideal for a menopausal woman and yet this is her lot for Fringe 2017. Ms Beaton a divorced mother of two teenagers of course adds to the issues … Read More

John Robertson: Dominant 4****

August 19, 2017 |

Mr Robertson, he informed us early on, doesn’t have much of a plan for the show, except for the ending, which needs some participants. So it would probably be accurate (if not the whole story) to say he spent the … Read More

Thom Tuck: An August Institution 5*****

August 19, 2017 |

That Thom Tuck is an experienced and perceptive performer is evident throughout this show. He’s unperturbed by silence, the pace and tone of delivery is measured and well-honed, and the whole lot is underlined by a wide array of caricatured … Read More

Danny Lobell Broke As A joke 4****

August 19, 2017 |

Danny manages to whisk us away from sunny Edinburgh to the U.S of A. We spend an enthralling and hilarious hour with him. Walking the streets of New York and Brooklyn, we meet his friends and business partners. These characters … Read More

Sean Patton Number One 4****

August 19, 2017 |

Sean Patton is American, very American. A New Orleans native residing in New York.

Sean tells stories. Unlike many comedians who work the room and rely on audience interaction and participation. Sean informs the audience, and particularly the ones in … Read More

Janey Godley – For Godley’s Sake 4****

August 18, 2017 |

Janey Godley is undoubtedly one of the biggest draws in Scottish comedy and it is always difficult to see her shows as the queues build up way before show time, often with many turned away. It is not difficult to … Read More

Pierre Novellie 4****

August 18, 2017 |

Sweeping into his shipping container box dressed in a wine coloured velvet jacket and a casually undone bow tie South African born Novellie is the epitome of a suave and sophisticated chap. He claims we have been captured by Somali … Read More

Can’t Dance, Won’t Dance 3***

August 18, 2017 | 1

Sometimes an audience can make or break a show, and sometimes it’s all on the performer. The show was full, but the audience was a strange one; Mr Kingsley dealt with the unruly as if he were a teacher at … Read More