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Devil May Care – Marcus Brigstocke – 5*****

August 8, 2019 |

Although I had read that the multi award-winning comedian was returning to the Fringe for an hour of stand-up in the person of Lucifer himself, I hadn’t actually expected Marcus Brigstocke to appear as he was depicted on his poster, … Read More

Best Girl – Best Girl Productions – 4****

August 8, 2019 |

A new hour-long play by actress Christine Mackie, performed by her daughter Lois Mackie and directed by Kayleigh Hawkins in the intimate Cellar venue at the Pleasance, perfect for the dark themes and complex emotions explored in this engaging and … Read More

Tom Houghton: That’s What I Go To School For 4****

August 3, 2019 |

There can be no doubt that Tom Houghton had a privileged upbringing. His father was the Chief of the Military in the UK and lives in the Tower of London for God’s sake. He was one of the 7% of … Read More

Glenn Moore – Love Don’t Live Here Glenny Moore 5*****

August 3, 2019 |

I first became aware of Glenn Moore back in 2016 when he performed his debut hour at the Fringe and since then he has been high on my list of must see acts each Edinburgh. Moore has a style all … Read More

Kiri Pritchard-Mclean:- Victim, Complex 4****

August 24, 2018 |

For her latest Fringe offering Ms Pritchard-McLean, resplendent in a bright yellow bodysuit complete with a cape takes to her stage filled with self-righteous anger and a story to tell, one that is illustrated via two hard to source retro … Read More

Brexit 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky’s delightfully funny, yet slightly scary political play Brexit is set in 2020, when new Prime Minister Adam Masters, Timothy Bentinck, has the tough job of moving the exit forward whilst balancing the party wings to … Read More

Felicity Ward :- Busting a Nut 5*****

August 19, 2018 |

It’s been a couple of years since Felicity Ward has been at the Fringe far too long as her fans are concerned, but she is back and then some with the latest offering Busting a Nut I suppose she had … Read More

Elf Lyons:- ChiffChaff 4****

August 18, 2018 |

I first saw Elf Lyons as a precocious teenager doing straight stand-up and marked her down for greater things so was pleased to see last year’s show Swan nominated for the prestigious Comedy Award. It would be interesting to see … Read More

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

Flo and Joan: – Alive on Stage 5*****

August 17, 2018 |

The musical comedy sisters Flo and Joan had a phenomenal 2017 with their show selling out every day of the run and now for 2018 have moved to the prestigious Pleasance Cabaret Bar they are repeating the fete. They are … Read More