Jonny Pelham: Fool’s Paradise

August 23, 2016

As the son of two psychotherapists, it’s not surprising Jonny Pelham is prone to introspection and self-examination. Pelham’s second Edinburgh hour is a journey into his anxiety-ridden mind. Jumping from his early days as one […]

Mr Swallow: Houdini

August 23, 2016

After the success of 2014’s Dracula – The Musical, Mr Swallow is back for another stab at musical theatre. The conceit of Houdini is that Mr Swallow has somehow been allowed to headline a biographical […]

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Hysterical Women

August 20, 2016

A portacabin in Edinburgh during the Fringe can feel a world away from the northern working men’s clubs Kiri Pritchard-McLean is accustomed to playing. However, with some fancy tinsel curtains and a wad of filthy […]

Danielle Ward: Seventeen

August 19, 2016

In 1996 Danielle Ward was seventeen years old. She was obsessed with Brett Anderson from Suede, and didn’t think Tony Blair was a terrible lying warmongering bastard. It was a more innocent time, although if […]

Sleeping Trees: Sci Fi?

August 18, 2016

After the success of last years Mafia? and Western? comes Sci Fi?, another knowing and adroit parody from comedy trio Sleeping Trees. Sci Fi? is an hour long comedic play set in a faraway galaxy, […]

Knightmare Live: The Game Has Changed

August 10, 2016

  Knightmare was a UK kids TV gameshow broadcast in the late 80’s and early 90’s. The show involved a team of 4 kids, one of whom wearing the “Helmet of Justice” rendering them blind and […]

Andrew Ryan: Perfectly Inadequate

August 6, 2015

‘Perfectly Inadequate’ is a brave title for an Edinburgh show. Thankfully, the name doesn’t reflect the quality of the stand-up. It has more to do with Ryan’s overwhelming lack of self-esteem, which is one of the […]

Edinburgh Fringe Review – Twins

August 22, 2014

As you can see from the photo above, Jack Barry and Annie McGrath are identical twins. They are presenting their debut show in The Blind Poet, a regular pub turned into a free fringe venue, […]

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