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Brendon Burns and Craig Quartermaine – Race Off 4****

August 17, 2017 |

Brendon Burns is one of the few heroes around Perth Australia, indigenous Australian comic and writer Craig Quartermaine says near the top of the show and maybe was slightly in awe when they first met up. But no longer. In … Read More

Tiff Stevenson – Bombshell 5*****

August 17, 2017 |

I suppose some people might come to see Tiff Stevenson because she has been on the telly in the likes of ‘Mock The Week’ and ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ and so on and as good as she is on … Read More

Neil Delamere – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner 4****

August 17, 2017 |

I don’t know what Neil Delamere has for breakfast but I am certain that whatever it is he has powdered blarney stone on it as he is one of the very best when it come to the craic with his … Read More

Bernie Keith Life Without Sat Nav 3***

August 16, 2017 |

Bernie’s BBC radio background should give him an edge when it comes to delivering his material, but I recommend he drop in the odd un-radio like pause between gags. We didn’t really get a chance to laugh before the next … Read More

Alice Fraser “Empire”. 5*****

August 16, 2017 |

Why mention Quantum Physics in your publicity? Perhaps it’s a signal for audiences that Alice’s new show “Empire” is going to be intense. Intense it certainly was. Starting off with her back to us. I am reminded of Ming the … Read More

Woke 5*****

August 16, 2017 |

Apphia Campbell gives a tour de force performance inhabiting the characters of Ambrosia and Assata, seamlessly moving between each part with a forward or backward roll of the shoulders. In 2014 Ambrosia is a naive student from Pittsburgh, attracted to … Read More

AAA stand- up late at Gilded Balloon 3***

August 14, 2017 |

AAA stand- up late Gilded Balloon Wee room 12.08.17 3*** good value

The show was sold out as the Kiwi bloke at the back of the room kept reminding us. His well natured banter kept it all going smoothly as … Read More

Pub Quiz for Kids with Patrick Monahan 4****

August 13, 2017 |

Who doesn’t love a good pub quiz? Well, now you can take the kids with you. This show, hosted by the charismatic Patrick Monahan, is good clean fun for all the family. Whilst queuing up for the show, Monahan’s helpers … Read More

Bec Hill Out of Order 4****

August 12, 2017 |

Bec Hill has been doing shows at the Fringe for years now and is highly regarded both in the industry and with the public at large. But she says she is usually a scripted comic, not this year she aint. … Read More

Mark Nelson Irreverence 4****

August 12, 2017 |

Mark Nelson is one of many talented Scottish comics that are making a name for themselves in the comedy world, yet he is almost as well known for being the father of 3 year old Isla who together produce News … Read More