Comedy Reviews

Basil Brush at Underbelly
4★★★★

Review: Basil Brush – Unleashed at Underbelly

The voice is different. The laugh is different. But then we've all changed a bit in fifty years. This hour in the company of Basil and his new Mr – Mr Martin – is sweet and funny and just naughty enough to giv...
5★★★★★

Review: Kai Samra – Underclass at Pleasance Courtyard

Kai Samra debuts at the Edinburgh Fringe with a beautifully paced exploration of the U.K. today touching on topics from knife crime and the cookie monster to Tommy Robinson and Dale Winton’s tan. Completely...
4★★★★

Review: Jack Barry: Alien at The Banshee Labyrinth

Jack Barry knows how to make an entrance. Bouncing down the stairs towards a massive projection of his gurning face, dressed head to toe in yellow, there's an instant sense that you're in for a good time, and ...
Rhod Gilbert at Pleasance
4★★★★

Review: Rhod Gilbert – The Book of John at Pleasance

From two thirds of the way up the auditorium in the EICC I could have been watching any rumpled, skinny bloke running around to a Rhod Gilbert voiceover. I loathe watching comedy in a venue like this, especial...
5★★★★★

Review: George Egg at Assembly

George Egg is a man with a big personality and big ideas to match. Bursting on to the stage in the Piccolo venue in George Square Gardens, he fills the room despite its size and his numerous props. Moveabl...
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