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Joey Page: Afterlife (An Idiot Considers a Series of Distractions Before Death) 3***

August 23, 2019 |

I have seen Joey Page a few times over the years, either being a compere or doing a slot on a compilation show, yet this was the first time I ventured to see a whole hour. On entering into the … Read More

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction 4****

August 18, 2019 |

Nick Everritt’s comedy will not be for everyone, and I suspect a most of the audience were probably wondering if they had indeed observed comedy. It is my opinion (and presumably Mr Everritt’s) that they had, but I would posit … Read More

Kate Lucas is Selling Herself 3***

August 17, 2019 |

Kate Lucas is a musical comic and has been told she needs to sell herself more. All the social media hype of making oneself a brand doesn’t sit well with her. She has little confidence to do it herself. Until … Read More

Joe Jacobs:- Grimefulness 3***

August 17, 2019 |

From the moment this show commenced it was obvious that Joe Jacobs was the man on the decks. The confident performer took command and laid out his show reel of that as initially a rapper but also a comedian, and … Read More

Sam Morrison :- Hello Daddy 3***

August 17, 2019 |

Sam Morrison is a young New York comic who has brought this show to Edinburgh to both entertain and in a lot of cases educate his audience about the trials and tribulations as being a closet gay in a small … Read More

Garrett Millerick:- Smile 4***

August 17, 2019 |

Sunflower, the 2018 show by Garrett Millerick swiftly became a popular and critically acclaimed success, partly due to the sad bit, that being his wife and her near brush with death. But he has a problem this year, no potential … Read More

Ian Lane: Paperweight 3***

August 16, 2019 |

This show contains loads of Mr Lane’s trademark off-kilter visual humour, accompanied by his wry story-telling, and it definitely tickled parts of the audience. But overall, the show might benefit from tightening up so that everything is more secure, there’s … Read More

Steve Bugeja: Single Mum 4****

August 16, 2019 |

After 3 successful Fringe shows relating true, personal stories and gathering both audiences and critical acclaim, Steve last year had to make something up, another good show, but the breakup he talked about came true.

Not taking a chance of … Read More

Tom Toal in Mediocre Boy 4****

August 15, 2019 |

Tom Toal is a name that has been gracing the Fringe for a while now and it is good to see him back and entertaining one and all in his all new show. For a guy who is suffering from … Read More

Jonny Pelham :- Off Limits 4****

August 12, 2019 |

Jonny Pelham has always been a really solid comedian, quality material and a pleasing stage demeanour has always been part of his armoury and this 2019 offering is no exception. After the usual icebreaking stuff one expects Pelham is straight … Read More