Fringe

Bad Luck Cabaret

Musician. Entertainer. Fan of black and yellow safety tape. This pretty neatly describes Laurie Black in her show Bad Luck Cabaret, an hour full of musical numbers and guest performers, as well as a healthy dose of audience involvement. What you...

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian

Ken Cheng’s debut hour at the Fringe is a no frills, no nonsense and educational comedy show. The Edinburgh Fringe festival is going well for Cheng, he’s had regular sell out shows, was announced on the ‘BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017’...

Murder, She Didn’t Write

It was Mr. Green—in the parlour—with the candlestick! Degrees of Error and Something for the Weekend from Bristol Improv Theatre present their show that is one part Murder, She Wrote, one part Cluedo, and one part adlib. With trope characters...

Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin

Everyone might have their favourite drink, but there is only one show at the Fringe this year that consists of an hour of musical odes to gin. Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin is a nightlife-themed musical about one of Britain’s favourite...

Woke

After her sell-out performance at the Festival Fringe with Black is the Colour of My Voice, singer and actress Apphia Campbell returns with another story to tell. In Woke, this brilliant performer merges two civil rights stories in a passionate and...

Evelyn Mok: Hymen Manœuvre

Hymen Manoeuvre is the light hearted story of Mok’s first time having sex with a dark, more serious undertone. A confident and direct delivery allows her to successfully inject humour into the incredibly sensitive material. Evelyn Mok is a...

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange was controversial to say the least when it was published in 1962, with an equally controversial film adaptation from Stanley Kubrick following nine years later. Both were an expression of the...

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