Comedy Reviews


Review: Richard Fry- O Starry Night at Gilded Balloon

“If you are mad, art history is a really good place to hang out”.  In his eighth solo show, Fry brings a comedy with a view.   With Vincent van Gogh’s painting, Starry Night, as his anchor, F...

Review: Sofie Hagen – The Bumswing at PleasanceDome

Sofie Hagen, dressed entirely in scarlet, begins to tell us the story of her sex holiday in Swansea. This is the basis for her show Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing, which intersperses stand up comedy with storytelli...
Suzi Ruffell at Pleasance Courtyard

Review: Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

If they handed out awards for the most inventive use of a mic stand, then Suzi Ruffell would be a clear winner. The Portsmouth comic's re-enactment of a recent trip to the local medical centre is uncomplicated...

Review: Pamela’s Palace at Assembly George Square

Are you ready for the glitz, glamour, and the hilarious female comedy trio that is Pamela’s Palace? Book your tickets! Pamela’s Palace is an incredibly funny show and a brilliant example of interactive thea...

Review: Aboriginal All-Stars at Assembly

Aboriginal All-Stars bring to the fringe a big, upbeat, belly laugh belter of a show. Acclaimed comedians on the Australian comedy circuit, Kevin Kropinyeri, Steph Tisdell and Andy Saunders each take to the st...

Review: Ed Night – Jokes Of Love And Hate at Pleasance

Ed Night is a bleak, sexually ambiguous, and enthralling 23-year old stand up comedian from South London. He’s angry, earnest, attractive, perceptive, and not afraid to not tell jokes. If the mood takes him he...
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