The Unwritten Law

The Unwritten Law

At the end of Chesney Snow’s show tonight I headed on foot across Lower Manhattan to hear some jazz in one of the village cafés. 

Remembering Chet

Remembering Chet

Chet Baker is remembered through his wonderful music. 

Have Fun

Have Fun

“I never went to school,” Richard Fordham tells us. 

Angel: Take This Body

Angel: Take This Body

In this one-man show, Christopher Peacock plays a man of the cloth struggling daily to overcome the temptations of the flesh. 

Shame

Shame

Take one man’s story telling of events from his past about which he still feels guilt, remorse, shame and weave through a good helping of physical theatre-cum-breakdancing par ex… 

Alasdair Lists Everything

Alasdair Lists Everything

If you go to see a show called Alasdair Lists Everything for an hour, you can probably expect to spend an hour watching and listening to a guy called Alasdair listing things. 

We Were Kings

We Were Kings

This is right royal performance from a talented young troupe hailing mainly from Central School of Speech and Drama. 

Italia 'n' Caledonia

Italia 'n' Caledonia

Mike Maran is at his very best here. 

Birdwatchers’ Wives

Birdwatchers’ Wives

Birdwatchers’ Wives is effectively a one-woman show, with the climax being seven-foot Rita (the Great Crested) Grebe competing in a ‘bird-off’ – an avian version of X Facto… 

The Bridge

The Bridge

This intimate solo show is written, produced and performed by acclaimed Edinburgh-based writer, director, performer and filmmaker Annie George. 

The Ruby Darlings Show

The Ruby Darlings Show

If this is what you get in Free Fringe, it makes you wonder how the paid gigs will ever pull the punters in! At the top end, financially, Fringe shows are squeezed by the big boys … 

Indian Peter's Coffee House

Indian Peter's Coffee House

Mike Maran in a consummate storyteller; in this show he’s accompanied by the wonderful Rona Wilkie or Morag Brown on Scottish fiddle. 

George Galloway: My Life in Five Games

George Galloway: My Life in Five Games

George Galloway is best known as the fiercely pro-Palestinian Respect Party MP for West Bradford. 

standingOUTstanding

standingOUTstanding

“What I want you to take away from this is that, whoever you are, you can follow your dreams. 

Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

This is the best I’ve seen and heard of the great Irish jazz and blues singer. 

Christeene: The Christeene Machine

Christeene: The Christeene Machine

The queue for this show was in itself an experience. 

In The Window

In The Window

If you think a play about the suicide attempt of a woman of a certain age appeals only to a very particular demographic familiar with a very particular mental state, think again. 

Banjo Man

Banjo Man

It’s satisfying when a show delivers what it promises, but it’s a delight when a show gives more than it seems to offer.