Poe's Last Night

Poe's Last Night

A name as loaded with dark, romantic foreboding as Poe’s Last Night incurs comparison with the titles of Poe’s own works; it suggests mystery, a locked room of buried secrets. 

Henry Paker: Guilty

Henry Paker: Guilty

Taking to the confined stage of Assembly’s ‘Box’, and looking for all the world like a key-note speaker at the world’s tiniest tech conference, Henry Paker sets the tone of… 

Peter Brush: Dreams with Advert Breaks

Peter Brush: Dreams with Advert Breaks

One of the first things Peter Brush admits to the audience is that he’s “not very exciting”. 

Komischer

Komischer

Is Komischer, starring Doug Walker, of Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised fame, too clever for it’s own good?This one-man sketch show, with a yoghurt-based theme runn… 

Fern Brady: Male Comedienne

Fern Brady: Male Comedienne

Comedians can sometimes manifest as a raw nerve, desperate not to shield themselves from slings and arrows, but to erupt in glorious rage at the injustices and ridiculousness of th… 

Michael and Roper: Three's a Crowd, Four's an Audience

Michael and Roper: Three's a Crowd, Four's an Audience

What are a couple of self-deprecating, twenty-something stand-up comediennes to do at the Fringe, if not perform a stand-up act in two halves, in a rather shockingly intimate karao… 

Kieran Hodgson: Lance

Kieran Hodgson: Lance

Who doesn’t like a loveable Yorkshireman? Or, more accurately, a West Yorkshireman, with dreams of making it big as a Tour de France-winning cyclist, or as a stand-up- comedy-ske… 

The Thermos Museum

The Thermos Museum

Those without a snide, self-deprecating, sense of humour, step away from the Thermos Museum. 

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl

With a name like Confessions Of A Red-Headed Coffeeshop Girl you might expect a raw, bittersweet expose of the disappointments of a young dreamer, crushed by the tsunami of Post-Re… 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

Pleasing an audience is difficult at the best of times, when they’re on your side you can read the room, and you’re in safe hands if tech and logistics all go to plan. 

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do It Five Times A Day

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do It Five Times A Day

Beneath St George’s Church, Bloomsbury, on Remembrance Day, a man named Aatif Nawaz is performing a show about Muslims. 

Cinema

Cinema

It has been said that we all tell stories simply to stave off Death. 

In Cahoots: Two White Guys

In Cahoots: Two White Guys

It’s hot in the Pleasance This: hot and dark and funny. 

Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised

Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised spins out a fully-fledged, one hour show, firmly founded on nothing more than the performers’ wit, charm, comedic reflexes and audi…