Comedy Fringe Theatre

Fringe 2022: Michael Spicer: The Room Next Door Review

Walking out onto the stage wearing his classic red-hoodie black-top combo, Michael Spicer appears as though he’s stepped straight out of our lockdown Twitter feeds. To his right, is a large lecture podium; to his left is an overflowing, mug-laden desk; and behind him, a projector screen. Immediately adopting a droll, on-stage persona, he gives […]

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Here’s what was expected from Performers, as a black comedy co-written by Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh: intrigue, glamour, and two sharp-witted gangsters with greater ambitions than testosterone-fuelled one-upmanship. Alas, the criminal duo comprising George Russo’s Bert and Perry Benson’s Alf came across as a bit dim. The script unfortunately does not reflect Welsh’s legendary […]