Hans Teeuwen: Real Rancour

Hans Teeuwen: Real Rancour

With a face like the Edvard Munch painting The Scream and limbs flying everywhere like a jointed wooden puppet, Dutch comic Hans Teeuwen begins his show with a burst of freestyle jazz dancing... 

Meow Meow

Meow Meow

She’s played in the West End, sparkled in La Clique and starred as Titania in Shakespeare’s Globe – but now, she’s “in a tent in Brighton, in the middle of a roundabout.”Huge fake eyelashes fluttering with confusion, Meow Meow adjusts her corsage, steadies her chaotic backcombed bob and vows to make the best of it... 

Briefs

Briefs

“Politics doesn’t have to be dull. Throw some glitter on it, people,’’ says Fez Fa’anana, the host/hostess of Briefs. There aren’t a whole heap of words in this shiny, funny, high-energy boylesque Aussie spectacular, but those ones made me think... 

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

There have been a lot of Simon Munneries over the years.We’ve had Simon Munnery the absurdist bureaucrat with a clipboard, Simon Munnery with a bucket on his head, Simon Munnery as a comic dictator standing on top of a bus and shouting... 

Margaret Cho: The Psycho Tour

Margaret Cho: The Psycho Tour

At the end of her show Margaret Cho pulls onstage a pianist and a guitar player and sings: “I wanna kill my rapist.”Her voice is sweet and strong, her face child-like and you know this is true and this is raw... 

Alexis Dubus: Cars and Girls

Alexis Dubus: Cars and Girls

What title could be more succinct? Cars and Girls is the story of a young man’s freewheeling adventures in life – looking for excitement, for love and for meaning.Alexis Dubus tells his autobiographical story in rhyme – taking us from the sleepy English village where he grew up, to London, to travels in South America and Europe... 

Miss Behave's Gameshow

Miss Behave's Gameshow

“I normally hate audience participation,” says the man sitting next to me. Twenty minutes later he is on his feet shaking his bum furiously in a spontaneous outburst of competitive sexy disco dancing...