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Chris Washington – Raconteur 5*****

August 13, 2019 |

Chris is indeed a northern comic, but he’s not in the same mould as the once legendary northern club comedians of the past, no in his hand he holds not a pint of mild but his recyclable water bottle. This … Read More

Stephen Buchanan – Baby Dove 5*****

August 13, 2019 |

Stephen Buchanan was crowned the winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2018. This, it seems, was enough to persuade Stephen to give up his job in a large supermarket and concentrate on comedy full time. A good choice. Stephen … Read More

The Showstoppers’ Kids’ Show 4****

August 10, 2019 |

The Showstoppers’ Kids’ show is hilarious and chaotic improvised musical theatre where the story is created from the suggestions of the children so is completely different every day. The cast are genius at managing to produce a song or dance … Read More

I Believe in Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo 4****

August 10, 2019 |

This fantastic adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s I Believe in Unicorns was beautifully performed by Danyah Miller. This one-woman performance set on a simple stage surrounded by library books goes far deeper than the initial first impressions.

The story is of … Read More

Jack Gleadow – Mr Saturday Night 4****

August 9, 2019 |

Jack Gleadow harks back to the Saturday night variety acts of the 70’s and 80’s (long before he was born). The likes of Bruce Forsyth, Russ Abbott, Tommy Cooper, Cannon and Ball and many more have provided him with the … Read More

Jake Lambert Never Mak the Same Mistak Twice 4****

August 1, 2019 |

Jake Lambert is a very nice young man! He would definitely be your favourite guest at any dinner party. What he lacks In cutting edge comedy he more than makes up for in sheer likeability.

Over the next hour … Read More

Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted 4****

August 13, 2018 |

Angela Barnes star definitely seems to be on the rise at the moment as she is regularly involved in TV and radio, either appearing or writing for others. She is a plain spoken, working class woman with an opinion and … Read More

Rob Oldham : Worm’s Lament 4****

August 12, 2018 |


As Amused Moose Breakthrough Comic 2017, I was expecting a lot from Rob Oldham. He did not disappoint. He is a very competent story teller, very at ease on stage and with the sound of his own voice. Tonight’s … Read More

Ivo Graham – Motion Sickness 4****

August 9, 2018 |

Ivo Graham is a very amiable and very funny young man. He plays on his poshness and his lack of experience of worldly matters, all making him very endearing to the packed crowd in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar. He has … Read More

John Hastings float like a butterfly John Hastings like a bee 4****

August 6, 2018 |

Tonight John endeared himself to the sweltering cellar audience early on by identifying a rogue air conditioning unit as the culprit. He strengthened his bond with the audience by then targeting an innocent reviewer sitting in the back row who … Read More