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Alice in Wonderland 4****

August 13, 2017 |

Book adaptations are commonplace at the Fringe, and Alice in Wonderland is a good place to start. For those who are somehow unfamiliar with the story, it tells of a young girl, Alice, who finds herself in a strange land, … Read More

Ami and Tami 2**

August 13, 2017 |

Ami and Tami has been advertised as a magical musical based on Hansel and Gretel. It tells the story of siblings Ami and Tami who search for adventure in the forbidden forest and along the way meet various characters, both … Read More

Elf Lyons Swan 4****

August 12, 2017 |

In the previous times I have seen Elf Lyons basically she has been doing stand-up so not having read the blurb of the show I certainly got a surprise. But not an unpleasant one it turned out. Ms Lyons appeared … Read More

Morgan and West: More Magic for Kids 4****

August 11, 2017 |

The last time I saw so many umbrellas in one places was… well yes, it probably was at the Edinburgh Fringe, but they were put to even better use in Mr Morgan’s trick, while Mr West feared both bad luck … Read More

Trash Test Dummies 5*****

August 7, 2017 |

The Trash Test Dummies is a children’s show unlike any I’ve seen before. Best described as a mixture of comedy, circus, acrobatics and downright silliness, this show had my daughter and I laughing, gasping and clapping throughout. Before the show … Read More

The Amazing Bubble Man 4****

August 7, 2017 |

Louis Pearl, aka The Amazing Bubble Man, has been performing bubble shows for over thirty years, and was top of the list of shows for my five year old, who was very excited for the show. I did wonder how … Read More

Jess Robinson – Unravelled 4****

August 5, 2017 |

Jess Robinson has a talent for mimicry that is so varied and exacting it is mind-blowing. Having recently been part of the Britain’s Got Talent contest, thus exposing her abilities to a huge audience it is no wonder that the … Read More

The B*easts 5*****

August 5, 2017 |

The venue for this enthralling play is the atmospheric Big Belly theatre, a large space underneath the arches of George IV Bridge. Despite the size of the venue there is never a loss of connection between the audience and Monica … Read More

Holly Burn – I am Special 3***

August 25, 2016 |

Holly Burn can always be relied upon to do a really different, occasionally surreal, but definitely entertaining. She has a great personality, a stage presence a whole raft of performing skills and a way with words that perhaps only she … Read More

Ruby and the Vinyl – The John Godber Company 4****

August 17, 2016 | 2

This wonderfully written story by John and Elizabeth Godber is set in a vintage store in Hull. Ruby Mackintosh is the composer of the music; looking stunning in her vintage dress she sets each scene with her wonderful acoustic repartee. … Read More