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Carnal Desire – Drama 3/4 Productions 2**

August 26, 2016 |

Not quite knowing what to expect, as I guess most of the crowd were too judging by the conversations occurring in the queue prior, what we got in essence was a read through by eight actors, fully clad throughout, of … Read More

Tom Ward – Sex, Snails and Cassette Tapes 3***

August 26, 2016 |

The word of Fringe 2016 was often about the debut hour of Tom Ward and how brilliant his show was. Having seen this very likeable comic ‘doing 20’ in London in March I was very keen to see the show … Read More

Carl Donnelly – Bad Man Tings 4****

August 25, 2016 |

34 is supposed to be a good age when we are at our happiest and it is obvious that Carl Donnelly, who achieved the age recently, seem pretty well contented with his life once more. Previous shows on his depression … Read More

Gráinne Maguire – Great People Making Great Choices 4****

August 25, 2016 |

Gráinne Maguire is a comedian who always seems to be slightly under the radar to a lot of people but can certainly hold her own with the best, especially when it involves her talking about politics in my opinion. However … Read More

Omid Djalili – Shmuck for a Night 4****

August 24, 2016 |

Making a flying visit the Fringe after being away for far too long, actor, comedian and generally nice guy Omid Djalli is already posting sell-out signs at the massive Pleasance Grand. 4.00pm in the afternoon is not the usual time … Read More

Al Porter – At Large 5*****

August 23, 2016 |

Al Porter may only be 23 years old and doing his second Edinburgh hour but this ‘old school’ style comedian has the feel and presence of a guy with many more shows under his belt. Bounding onto his stage dressed … Read More

Kiri Pritchard – Mclean – Hysterical Woman 4****

August 23, 2016 |

There has been a preconception forever that women are not as funny as men. The perpetrators of this myth come from both sexes as well, although I suppose the weekend comedy club stereotype of a bunch of lads on the … Read More

Sophie Willan On Record 4****

August 23, 2016 |

Sophie Willan is another performer doing her debut hour at the Fringe. It is always good to make an impression early on and boy does she do it. Dancing onto her stage Ms Willan demonstrates her three ‘killer moves the … Read More

Eurobeat – 4****

August 21, 2016 |

Back in 2007 the Fringe sat up and took notice when the then titled ‘Eurobeat Almost Eurovision’ premiered at The Pleasance and was an instant hit. Subsequent tours and also lower key productions have followed. Some 9 years later, it … Read More

Jess Robinson – Impressive 5*****

August 20, 2016 |

If ever there is an accurate show title in Fringe 2016 then I haven’t seen it. Jess Robinson has this nailed down. From the get in she and her hugely talented band are on stage as she encourages people to … Read More