‘This is the gospel of the modern age’ announces Elena, the exultant girl goddess.
It’s James Sherwood’s first gig of the run, and it tells.
Corner Talk theatre really manage to capture the chaos of life with their devised piece of compiled short scenes all centred round the single piece of set: a bench.
Monochrome make-up, over-sized cigars and manic choral singing are only a few features you’ll find in the stylised theatre of the Dead Iconics.
Alas, Poor Darwin…? may be officially listed as a ‘spoken word’ event, but don’t let that make you think it’s a poetry show.
An hour of lunchtime comedy could be worse spent than with this quirky collection of occasionally promising comedians.
Joy Carter’s stand-up centres around a cute theme that works well for its midday slot.
A Little Man’s Holiday tells the tale of an office worker with a big imagination.
Daphna Baram plays the outsider in England, reflecting on what makes people British from her own standpoint as an Israeli woman.
Aaron Twitchen’s bright smile lights up the pub throughout Deadlines and Diets.
Vanessa Smythe has a bit of a ‘downer hobby’: she worries about disappearing.
From the sweaty depths of their library on Cowgate, Matt Stevens and Glenn Moore give an entertaining hour of sketch comedy.
Libby Northedge begins Twisted Loaf: Stale Mate on her hands and knees, crawling onto the darkened stage, starkers but for her underwear, smudged make-up, and a pair of glittery hi…
Sketch duo That Pair offer warped children’s entertainment that all adults can enjoy.
‘A good way to be happy’, Alice Keedwell tells us, is ‘you’ve got to silence the critic inside your head for a moment or two’.
This is a big year for Nish Kumar.
As the bombastic theme tune starts playing, waves of nostalgia roll across the audience.
The Oxford Revue’s 2015 Fringe offering is a confident display of strong student comedy.
A strange but beautiful evening rainbow shone over Edinburgh just before I went to see Tom Toal’s gentle stand-up.
Massive Dad (Liz Kingsman, Tessa Coates, and Stevie Martin) have a sense of humour like Japanese fusion cooking, with their combination of social detail and zaniness.
Deceptively sweet, Lazy Susan bring a cheeky malevolence to their character-driven sketch comedy.
Any budding sketch group could do far worse than give Daphne’s show a visit.
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