Comedy

Neil Delamere: End of Watch

Irish comedy superstar Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh this Fringe to tell the spectacular story of the time he went to go buy a new watch. As he narrates his encounters in aeroplane duty-free stores, rural pubs, and hard to reach Irish beaches,...

Late Bloomers’ Tales Review

Much like growing up in general, Anna Vanosi’s Late Bloomers’ Tales is at times awkward and over-dramatic but comes together in a beautiful melody of optimism and acceptance. Vanosi returns to the Fringe with a deeply personal show that...

Kai Samra – Underclass Review

Let’s state the obvious. In the 21st century, almost everybody is desperately trying to be politically correct and socially conscious, bringing to the surface and trying to mend everything that is structurally ill in our society. Racism, identity...

‘Rip-roaringly funny’: FootDarks Review

Tall, dark, handsome (according to Ricky Gervais), and rip-roaringly funny; how else can one describe FootDarks, the triple threat of Cambridge stand-ups Hasan Al-Habib, Patrick Sylla, and Danny Baalbaki?  There’s been an uptick in what one might...

Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman review

One of the more well-known comedians to feature at this year’s Fringe festival, Phoebe Robinson’s Sorry, Harriet Tubman is an insight into her personal life intertwined with references to black history and culture.  Starting strong, with her...

Anuvab Pal: Democracy and Dancing Review

Pal begins his set with an over-performed tirade on Britain’s forays in the Indian subcontinent. He diverges from colonialism to Bollywood, which is an interesting but slightly strange segue, by recounting a famous 1980s Bollywood movie, Disco...

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