Oog

Oog

A belated denouement to his lauded 2005 work The Factory, award-winning performer Al Seed returns to the subject of war with striking psychological rigour. 

Detention

Detention

Hijinks and flying kicks abound in this piece of non-verbal physical comedy from the Hong Kong-based Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio, last unleashed on an unsuspecting Fringe in 2012. 

Untold Wars: A New Verbatim Musical

Untold Wars: A New Verbatim Musical

Working within the rather large shadow of the National Theatre’s verbatim triumph London Road, new Leeds-based company 203 Theatre have hopped on this particular niche musical ba… 

A Brief History of Evil

A Brief History of Evil

Who knew that a Dusty Springfield favourite could provide such an effective description of man’s descent into unspeakable evil? Ewan Downie and Jonathan Peck from Company of Wolv… 

Project HaHa

Project HaHa

When life gives you lemons, sometimes you shouldn’t make lemonade. 

This Arthur's Seat Belongs to Lionel Richie

This Arthur's Seat Belongs to Lionel Richie

Really Broadway Baby? You want me to review a one-off stand up show in which the venue description literally reads “On Top of Arthur’s Seat” (Venue 354)? Really? I got into c… 

Out of the Lens

Out of the Lens

Joseph is wiling away his days in a tea shop looking for inspiration. 

Who Shot Hitler?

Who Shot Hitler?

It’s the question on everyone’s lips. 

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

The California Musical Theatre Ensemble’s abridged version of A Chorus Line feels like a high school production. 

Miranda Sings

Miranda Sings

You feel a certain apprehension going into a Miranda Sings live show. 

Vanity Bites Back

Vanity Bites Back

Welcome to Jill’s cookery show! Well, technically it’s a pilot, but let’s be honest, it’s going to be a sure-fire hit. 

Three Shot Mockery

Three Shot Mockery

Three Shot Mockery is a fine way to spend an hour of precious festival time. 

The Jest

The Jest

The Jest feels TV-ready and in more ways than one. 

The Rules of Engagement

The Rules of Engagement

The Rules of Engagement, Tony Jameson’s latest Fringe hour, has the feel of bumping into a charming acquaintance that you haven’t seen in a while on the street. 

Swing

Swing

Sometimes we’re too afraid of looking like an eejit to fully embrace life: whether it’s not standing up for something you believe in, or being too shy to ask out the handsome… 

Mrs Thundercünt's Splooge Adventurers!

Mrs Thundercünt's Splooge Adventurers!

I think it’s fair to say that there are issues with your sketch show when the funniest thing that happens is that a man fingers a swiss roll. 

Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna

Madonna is the queen of pop. 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith really is a daft musical. 

Rats!

Rats!

Airbourne Theatre Leeds’ original piece is a live-action cartoon, bursting with energy, colour, and child-like enthusiasm. 

Mysteries of the Unknown

Mysteries of the Unknown

The big issue with Bristol Improv’s horror-comedy offering is sadly a brutal one: the show simply wasn’t funny enough. 

Playback Impro

Playback Impro

The Fringe is absolutely saturated with wonderful improvised comedy. 

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

It is amazing what a coffee and a croissant can do to a bleary-eyed audience. 

Sister Amnesia's Country and Western Nunsense Jamboree

Sister Amnesia's Country and Western Nunsense Jamboree

Watching Sister Amnesia’s Country and Western Nunsense Jamboree brought me right back to a long-forgotten primary school experience. 

Drunk Lion

Drunk Lion

Chris is on the precipice of an existential crisis.