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Comedy Fringe

Neon Hangover review

Neon Hangover’s promising title suggests a show which carries on the classic theme of the morning after drunken nights before in one of Edinburgh’s most infamous yet beautifully eerie backstreets – the Cowgate. Upon entry into the venue though, all that can be felt is the foreshadowing of what will be a long hour.  Cowgate, […]

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The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends review

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends, performed by James Haikney, Alex Hiscock and Zack Sizer is a remarkably ingenious show. The idea is simple. First, at the beginning of each show, everybody in the audience must think about one of the big, burning questions of life they always desired to know, such as ‘Who sent […]

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Comedy Fringe

‘Ever-present wit’: Nina Gilligan – Broad Shoulders review

Nina Gilligan’s story could easily be presented as a sob story, but rather than fall into the ditch of an X-factor-esque, tear-jerking background she presents her life and journey to find her identity as an inspirational one, doused in hilarity and vitalised by very personable and amicable energy. Her tales of her adoption and her […]

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Comedy Fringe

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall is someone who immediately stands out among the crowd. Not only is she incredibly tall, but her posters also display her drenched in blood, her eyes gazing out at you. This bloody intensity was what I was looking for in Alice Marshall: Blood – but while the passion was there, the gore was […]