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Rosie Jones: Backward 4****

August 15, 2019 |

Rosie ‘Triple Threat’ Jones is a masterly performer, she holds the room in the palm of her hand with buckets of confidence and honesty. The Punchlines are filthy, profane and delivered with a huge grin. Everything is punctuated with … Read More

Don’t be Terrible 3***

August 15, 2019 |

Steve is a ‘standard man’, he is disconcertingly average and he wants to learn comedy. Alice is a comedian who is bad at relationships but good at turning it into material. This show follows their meeting and Alice’s efforts … Read More

Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe 4****

August 15, 2019 |

It may have been going for twenty seven years, this being the 28th, now but this show fronted by that man Mervyn Stutter, still in his pink suit is still rightly revered as the ‘must do’ show of this type by legions, … Read More

Mark Watson – The Infinite Show 3***

August 15, 2019 |

You will easily recognise Mark Watson from his appearances on Mock the week and various Channel 4 comedy specials. He is Fringe regular performing since 2002.

This is an updated version of his 2017 /2018 show, some of the jokes … Read More

Matt Parker: Humble Pi – 5*****

August 14, 2019 |

Some of the audience members first in were able to play Pacman while they waited for the rest of us to settle in. There’s something about a screen that makes Pacman a surprising spectator sport.

So this is a show … Read More

Accessibility Gala – 3 ***

August 14, 2019 |

The Accessibility Gala is designed to be comedy for folks who need support and help to enjoy it, from the live captions of Claire Hill – for the sake of deaf and hard of hearing participants, to easy wheelchair access … Read More

John Robins:- Hot Shame 4.5****

August 13, 2019 |

John Robins shared the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2017 with his ‘break-up show’ and he is back this year selling out big rooms and exhibiting all the skills and more with his 2018 offering Hot Shame. Robins classes himself as … Read More

Sara Barron:- Enemies Closer 4****

August 12, 2019 |

It had not been the best day. Rain, shows running late even a fire alarm at the venue. What was required was an hour of top class comedy to make things better and that is exactly what I got. American, … Read More

Pierre Novellie:- You are Expected to care 4.5****

August 12, 2019 |

It is fair to say that Novellie is a commanding presence as he takes to his stage. Originally from South Africa by way of the Isle of Man, he wastes no time in starting off with a discourse on the … Read More

Einstein – Pip Utton – 5*****

August 11, 2019 |

This was my first experience of festival stalwart Pip Utton’s work and I find myself wondering what took me so long? As Albert Einstein, Pip gives a delicately nuanced performance, gently asking us to realise that imagination (which is boundless) … Read More