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In For A Pound – Otago Theatre 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Libby McArthur, a ‘weel kent’ face for fans of River City, brings this one woman play to Edinburgh, recounting her memories of the time she ended up in court for not paying 6 parking fines. Looking back to the 1990s … Read More

Fred Macauley in Conversation:- 4****

August 21, 2018 |

There are a lot of similar shows as this on the Fringe each year and each I guess have their merits and the popularity with audiences cannot be doubted. But not everyone is hosted by Fred Macaulay. Macaulay has of … Read More

Christopher Macarthur–Boyd:- Home Sweet Home 4****

August 21, 2018 |

Christopher McArthur-Boyd may be slight in stature, 5’3’’ he informs us, but he certainly isn’t lacking in comic ability and charisma as the busy shows so far this Fringe will testify to. Glaswegian Macarthur- Boyd made people feel at home … Read More

Roscoe McClelland :-4****

August 20, 2018 |

The Fringe is taking its toll on everyone this year it seems and as Roscoe McClelland hobbles onto the stage with a crutch, not explained, and barely a voice, it seems to be hitting him rather hard. But this doesn’t … Read More

Tom Stade: I Swear To…….4****

August 19, 2018 |

Tom Stade is a performer whose immense presence commands the stage with his energy and his own brand of teetering on the edge of good taste comedy. He is a comedian with a vast amount of experience and a talent … Read More

Zoe Lyons:- Entry Level Human 5*****

August 18, 2018 |

Entry level is a term that is most associated as a thing that meets minimum requirements but there is nothing luxurious or has much quality about it. This can apply to objects, i.e. cars and computers and yet according to … Read More

Patrick Monahan: – #Goals 4****

August 18, 2018 |

I always used to feel Patrick Monahan was just a good fun comic, plenty of laughs mostly from his propensity to prance around his venue, get people up on stage joining in and so on, often a kids show for … Read More

Laura Lexx :- Trying 4****

August 18, 2018 |

There is no doubt that Laura Lexx is a likeable comic, her smiley demeanour and chatty style got the audience with her early on as with the opening story about a family holiday, instead of attending last year’s Fringe especially … Read More

Kai Humphries :- Team Smug 4****

August 18, 2018 |

Kai Humphries has been around the comedy world for a while now and has become a very popular attraction to any Fringe or show. He is totally relaxed on stage, can entertain everyone in his chatty style, no messages, just … Read More

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show – Hambledon Productions 5*****

August 16, 2018 |

I went to this show with an element of trepidation, having been to a number of nostalgia shows based on the comedy stars of the 70s and 80s, some have worked well, others haven’t, but “Just Like That” at the … Read More