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I Am Not Victoria Wood 4****

August 14, 2021 |

What does a Victoria Wood tribute act do when the work dries up? This dilemma forces Maddie North, runner up to Lennie Henry in ‘Better Than The Real Thing’, into a box room at her mother’s house. To keep her … Read More

Bacon – Pip Utton 5*****

August 11, 2021 |

This year’s fringe is blessed with another stand out performance by Pip Utton. On a sunny afternoon in the Pleasance Rear Courtyard venue, Pip enthralled his audience with his fascinating portrayal of Francis Bacon. As the audience arrived at the … Read More

Ben Pope: Dancing Bear 4****

August 23, 2019 |

Ben Pope seems like a lovely, warm fellow, without a cynical thought in his head or malice for anyone. He didn’t even have anything particularly negative to say about the sassy, nonchalant ghost, just accepted it, decided to find it … Read More

Superhero Academy – Environmental Adventure! – 5*****

August 20, 2019 |

“Awesome” was the verdict of my nine year old, and from the happy faces and queue for photos afterwards, she wasn’t alone in that opinion.

This was part ‘training camp’ part lesson in being environmentally friendly, and all lots of … Read More

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat 4****

August 19, 2019 |

Anna and Helen get everywhere in this show, burbling about on stage as we file in, handing hapless and terrified reviewers party poppers and key roles in their introductory sequence, doubling up with exquisite timing via a video link, and … Read More

Wireless Operator – Silksheen Productions – 5*****

August 15, 2019 |

As we enter the venue, we are also boarding a Lancaster Bomber about to embark on a raid over Germany in 1944. The engines are already running, ready to take off, but our view is only of the internal wireless … Read More

The Listies Ickypedia 4****

August 11, 2019 |

Australian due Matt and Rich, aka The Listies, are back again with an hour of crazy antics and belly laughs. This year they are compiling their ‘Ickypedia’, a list of gross made up words, some of which will remain forever … Read More

Mustard Doesn’t Go With Girls 5*****

August 11, 2019 |

Mustard Doesn’t Go With Girls is a beautifully performed musical for the whole family. The show begins in a library, where the librarian (a crocodile!) finds and reads a book. It tells the story of a town called Bow-on-Tie, where … Read More

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 3***

August 10, 2019 |

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs tells the story of three school children who, while rehearsing for their school play, are magically whisked away to a world where dinosaur pirates are mean, hungry and very real. Our trio – Flinn, … Read More

The Showstoppers Kids Show 4****

August 18, 2018 |

Where else on the fringe can you have an exploding cake make friends with an inflatable duck? Where else does a pint of Guinness single-handedly save the day? And where else do the hit songs just keep on coming, whether … Read More