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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

Wilde Creatures 5*****

August 17, 2018 |

Tall Stories assembles a fantastically skilled cast to bring to life various characters from writer Oscar Wilde. The story centres on a bleak and boring town, where nothing happens. Four characters, the Mayor, the baker, the student and the Princess, … Read More

Grimm’s Fairer Tales 4****

August 17, 2018 |

The Brothers Grimm collected their fairy stories over 200 years ago. I’m sure anyone with children (and hopefully those without) will be familiar with these stories, which include Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel and Rumpelstiltskin. Because they were … Read More

The Story Beast: Myths, Monsters and Mayhem 2**

August 13, 2018 |

We begin by meeting our storyteller, The Story Beast – who is brilliantly played by John Henry Falle. Thus begins an hour of high energy storytelling, interspersed with audience participation, the appearance of Mandy the witch and a reciting of … Read More

Kika’s Birthday – 4****

August 10, 2018 |

Kika’s Birthday is an enchanting, magical production that was an absolute joy to behold.  Danyah Miller’s performance is faultless in this captivating show that entertained the children in the audience, who were aged up to approximately eight years old.

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Paul Merton’s Improv chums 4****

August 10, 2018 |

Paul Merton returns to the Fringe with his Impro Chums. The chums turn out to be; Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster and improv legend Mike McShane.

By the very nature of the improvisation concept, this is a very unpredictable … Read More

Skin – 201 Dance Company – 5*****

August 20, 2017 |

The 201 Dance Company tell the story of a boy’s gender transition through their contemporary urban dance production. I would not expect urban hip-hop style dancing as a way of expressing such an emotional journey however, with Andrea Walkers outstanding … Read More

Chris Turner: What A Time To Be Alive 4****

August 14, 2017 |

Chris Turner is a nice white middle class young man from Yorkshire . . oh and he raps!  Yes.  He raps.  He freestyle raps and he is very good at it!

As we enter the venue, each audience member is … Read More

News Revue 2017 5*****

August 11, 2017 |

It’s no surprise that it’s a packed house for News Revue, as this Fringe staple is a guaranteed fun packed fast paced hour.

Any Revue of the news has got a lot to cover this year, from a certain … Read More

Matt Forde: A Show Hastily Rewritten in Light of Recent Events – Again! 5*****

August 9, 2017 |

Going in to this show, I had two questions: 1) is it hastily rewritten, or would it just be repeating his ‘best bits’ from Unspun? Many a comedian does repeat their TV highlights, but it would be a risk for … Read More