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Comedy Festival Fringe Theatre

Fringe 2022: Christian Brighty: Playboy

As a sweaty Lord Christian Brighty stumbles into the room, wide-eyed and hot from having just had an encounter with Naughty Susan, he stares at the audience and promptly proclaims that we are all ugly. Recounting a dubious back story involving chastity belts, a mysterious deformity and copious family wealth, Lord Brighty, a certified Playboy, […]

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Comedy Fringe

Fringe 2022: Bella Hull: Babycakes Review

Bella Hull gets the audience interested and involved in the very first minute of the show, and from that point onwards there are many moments where it’s hard to forget that Bella Hull is not just one of your friends telling a hilarious story about their life. Hull’s Babycakes is a laugh-out-loud show, although not for the […]

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Comedy Festival Fringe Theatre

Fringe 2022: Cordelia Butters Investigates Review

In the middle of the most recent spells of uncharacteristically Scottish heat when I perhaps would’ve been better off sunning myself on the Costa Del Forth. I instead found myself crammed into a tight, hot sweaty room at the top of The Counting House in Newington, perched on the end of a row of classroom […]

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Comedy Fringe

Fringe 2022: Ryan Cullen- Caveat Emptor review

Nervous excitement filled the room as Ryan marched onstage. With the audience packed into a small, stuffy room, it was a very intimate atmosphere. Ryan made it clear from the onset that, as this was a preview show, we would be guinea pigs for his latest material. Let’s be clear, Ryan’s material is dark. Meandering from material about abortion to […]

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Comedy Fringe

Adele Cliff: In the Dark (WIP) — Review

Venue: 32 Below Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ When shows are listed as works in progress, it can be easy to taper expectations. However, as Adele Cliff bounds on-stage and slips right into the groove, it’s hard to justify giving other comedians so much leeway, such is her ability to make the audience crack up. Cliff, the current […]