FRINGE ROUND UP

As I’ve written a lot of individual reviews from this year’s Fringe already , here’s a brief round-up of some other highlights. If you want to feel like a hideous underachiever then Bo… Continue reading

REVIEW: RED BASTARD

A nauseous concoction of fear and anxiety fills the air when awaiting Red Bastard. Word has spread about the prospect of antagonistic audience interaction and the tension permeates the room like a well… Continue reading

REVIEW: FOIL, ARMS AND HOG

The Fringe is no stranger to sketch groups, a multitude of men and women proving their worth with a collection of tidbits for the purpose of fulfilling our desire for variety. Unfortunately Irish… Continue reading

REVIEW: SHIRLEY AND SHIRLEY

Three o’clock in the afternoon is probably not an ideal time to watch a police officer have his gentlemanly way with a wide boy gambler, but then when is? Shirley and Shirley do… Continue reading

REVIEW: TIM FITZHIGHAM

It’s fairly disconcerting to sit in a dank, inflatable igloo awaiting a man who is clearly hiding behind a projector screen. However, as a veteran of the Fringe, Tim FitzHigham is certainly no… Continue reading

REVIEW: CARL DONNELLY

“This show isn’t really about anything,” says Carl Donnelly at the beginning of his performance. And he kind of has a point. Recovering from a marriage break-up and currently in the midst of… Continue reading

REVIEW: HOLES

There comes a point in the Fringe when you can’t physically stand to digest another crêpe and the thought of being penned into yet another alcohol filled patch of land fills your with… Continue reading

REVIEW: THE PIN

The Pin are a sketch double act comprising of Ben Ashenden, a bespectacled live-wire erring on the side of simple and Alexander Owen, the constantly frustrated straight man who believes he is destined… Continue reading

INTERVIEW: MAX AND IVAN

We often hope that double acts find love at first sight! How did you two first meet, what were your first impressions of each other and how did the idea of a having… Continue reading

ASSSSCAT 3000

If you’re a Saturday Night Live geek like me, then you might appreciate this video. The effortlessly talented Ms. Poehler and her posse of funsters give us a glimpse of what it’s like… Continue reading