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Neil Delamere:- End of Watch 4****

August 12, 2019 |

Back in his native Ireland Delamere is a superstar and it seems there are quite a few of his countrymen who follow him to Edinburgh too. But they are not alone. For years now Neil has been a hot ticket. … Read More

The Noise Next Door’s Really Really Good Afternoon Show Through Time! 4****

August 11, 2019 |

The Noise Next Door are Matt Grant, Tom Livingstone, Sam Pacelli and Robin Hatcher, together have been performing Improv comedy for quite a few years now and can always be relied on to deliver a high energy wacky and extremely funny … Read More

Hughie 5*****

August 11, 2019 |

Hughie is a Eugene O’Neill one act play.

Mike McShane is Charlie, the hotel desk clerk and Phil Nichol plays Erie; the wise cracking, fast talking professional gambler. This is a shabby New York hotel. The faded grandeur and the … Read More

Mark Nelson :- Brexit Wounds 4****

August 10, 2019 |

Scottish Comedian has been gracing the Fringe for a while now and has built up quite a following over the years, and it is not hard to see why.

Nelson explains from the off that he has had to rewrite … Read More

Juliette Burton :- Defined 4****

August 10, 2019 |

Juliette Burton is certainly a hard working comic in Edinburgh. As well as performing the traditional hour on stage she is usually found for many hours each day engaging with potential audience members…even if most don’t actually recognise her while … Read More

Jojo Sutherland:- Riches to Rags 4.5****

August 10, 2019 |


Jojo Sutherland has been described as the Grande Dame of Scottish Comedy by some and it has been five years since she did her last full length Edinburgh show. The very personal hour she delivers for Fringe 2019 proves … Read More

Andy Smart:- 40 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe 4****

August 9, 2019 |

I knew Andy Smart, actor, TV Presenter, high class and mprov comedian had been a regular feature at the Fringe for ages but I was surprised to learn that he had been in Edinburgh for 40 years. That’s dedication for … Read More

JJ Whitehead 5 Times I Have Lied to Myself 4****

August 9, 2019 |

It has been a few years since I have seen this amiable very funny Canadian comedian perform here in Edinburgh but here he is back at last. His initial audience warm-up referenced the sound bleed from another room and being … Read More

Daliso Chaponda: Blah, Blah, Blah Blacklist 4****

August 8, 2019 |

Daliso Chaponda originates from Malawi in Central Africa, a country most famous for supplying children for American singers to adopt he quips at the top of the show which drew a huge laugh from the packed out crowd. And he … Read More

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd :- Dreamboat 4****

August 8, 2019 |

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is fast becoming one of Scotland’s top comics so it was with much anticipation that I went to see his second hour long Edinburgh show. There is little extrovert about him, he is self-deprecating in the opening section … Read More