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Pleasance Archives - Page 2 of 22 - One4Review

Tony! (The Tony Blair Rock Opera) 4.5****

August 20, 2023 |

This must have been a labour of love for Harry Hill and Steve Brown, (sorry but it had to be said) as they put together this fabulous musical comedy about Tony Blair.

The story starts with Tony lying on his … Read More

Hal Cruttenden : It’s Best You Hear It From Me 5*****

August 20, 2023 |

Divorce is a tough topic for a stand comedy show, particularly when it is so personal and heartfelt. Hal Cruttenden can do the self deprecating jovial, “I’m not bitter” and “it’s actually quite amicable” routine effortlessly and still be very … Read More

The Half Moon 4.5****

August 19, 2023 |

On a beautiful but simple set, Ruby Campbell portrays four generations of women, each seeking escape from Tiger Bay, a Unionist enclave in Belfast. In 1940s Belfast, Ethel seeks to escape via the Wrens, but the lack of a paternal … Read More

Myra Dubois: Be Well 5*****

August 17, 2023 |

Oh, the anticipation I felt when sitting in the front row waiting for drag royalty Myra DuBois to grace the stage with her glamorous presence. I’m a self-confessed virtual groupie, I have been following Myra on Instagram for several … Read More

Groomed – 5*****

August 17, 2023 |

Patrick Sandford’s play is a moving account of the trauma he experienced as a child, when he was abused by his primary school teacher. It’s a tale of a young man burying the truth to the detriment of his … Read More

Rhys James : Spilt Milk 4.5****

August 15, 2023 |

It’s hard to believe that the very boyish looking Rhys James first performed a stand up show at the Pleasance back in 2010.  He has certainly honed his craft.  This is a slick, quick fire very polished performance.  There are … Read More

Comedy Reserve at the Dome 3.5***

August 11, 2023 |

A selection of new, up coming comedy acts. Carefully selected and well put together. Consists of three acts and one comedy host. All very talented with good material.

The host Kyrah Gray had a relaxed manner and great at … Read More

Chloe Radcliffe- Cheat 5*****

August 11, 2023 |

When you see the name of the show you could be forgiven for thinking it’s going to be about another female telling a story about how distraught she was after being cheated on, wrong!

Chloe is a self confessed serial … Read More

Public_The Musical 5*****

August 10, 2023 |

Public The Musical is a very contemporary piece of musical theatre tackling very sensitive, thought provoking current issues. It also just so happens to have an amazing electrifying original score performed by a fabulous set of actors who are amazingly … Read More

Freya Parker : It Ain’t Easy Being Cheeky 4****

August 10, 2023 |

An hour of, mainly observational, comedy from one half of Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated duo Lazy Susan.

Freya Parker’s show is dedicated to the concept of being cheeky. We, the audience are presented with various examples of Freya’s past … Read More