Spoken Word

I Can Make You Fail Slightly Less review

Dominic Berry believes in choices. The type of choice you make inspires the consequences that unfold around you. He comes out before the show even begins, he makes small talk and his warmth and kindness envelop all of us in the queue. He gives us...

Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There, created and hosted by artists Jo Fong and Sonia Hughes, is simple, beautiful, and wholly unexpected. In some ways, it is exactly what the Fringe should be, while simultaneously its antithesis.  Initially, the hosts take the...

Rob Auton: The Time Show Review

Have you ever wondered who came up with time? Rob Auton has, and he’s given the concept quite some thought. He amusingly questions whether people thought the idea of time would stick around, and for that matter why we bother sticking with it in...

Baby Reindeer Review

“It was just a cup of tea”, laments Richard Gadd. For him, the offer of a free cuppa was a small moment of empathy towards a lonely woman, but it ignited an intense obsession and unrestrained outreach which has haunted him for years. Baby...

Marv Radio Presents: Mantra

Part of the way through his show, Marv Radio tells his crowd that it is not unusual for him to be performing to hundreds, sometimes thousands of people. It is strange then to find him grafting on the Free Fringe to small crowds in a venue that you...

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