Comedy

Speechless

Speechless is a comedy sketch show with the twist of being completely mimed. Set in a dystopian future where comedic speech is illegal, the players come out with big black crosses over their mouths and perform their show without uttering a word. The...

Old Movies Saved My Life

If you’re ever in the mood for something very endearing and blatantly heartfelt, go and watch Mel Byron pour her heart out on stage about all the old movies she has consumed over the years. Armed with a bamboozling knowledge of Hollywood’s...

Lazy Susan: Forgive Me, Mother!

Somewhere, in a dark shipping container on the outskirts of the Fringe, you may find yourself surrounded by fidgety strangers, a mixed crowd of hipsters and youngsters, when Cyndi Lauper’s undying anthem to girls everywhere breaks the silence....

Jay Lafferty: Wheesht!

Jay Lafferty’s 2018 solo stand-up comedy show follows suit with her titular theme of obscure Scottish lingo; last year’s being Besom, this year’s being Wheesht!, or “shhh” for those of us who aren’t Scottish. Lafferty recognises...

Little Death Club

Little Death Club is an utterly remarkable show. It can be funny, poignant and awe inspiring without missing a beat. When you first enter the tent, the show’s host Bernie Dieter is getting very friendly with the audience as she prances gracefully...

Baby Wants Candy

The immense energy of Baby Wants Candy starts before the show has even commenced. As the audience are guided to their seats, the five-piece band that accompanies the troupe of actors improvise on stage, so absorbed in their music they seem almost...

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