Reviews

4.04

A Machine They’re Secretly Building

At the end of A Machine They’re Secretly Building, a quip is made about some members of the audience having half a mind to throw away their mobile phones. While it’s unlikely anyone will actually toss their exp...
4.04

Fix

Addiction, like a variety of non-physical illnesses, is simply not given the attention required. Particularly addictions to concepts of non-physical substances. Fix blends together research, comedy, poetry and ...
5.05

Pollyanna

It is seldom you find a queer cabaret that truly delivers in all regards, but the diversity Pollyanna celebrates secures its place at the top of the list. The show marks its third year at the Edinburgh Fringe and is shifting constantly. The line-up fluctuat...
4.04

The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign

Joanne Hartstone brings aspiring Hollywood actress Evelyn Margaret Edwards (stage name Evie Edwards) to life in this captivating one-woman show. We traverse the key moments of the 20th century as they shape Eve...
4.04

Pussy Play Masterclass

The Fringe is well endowed in the way of risqué, taste-dependent, adult-only shows, but Strawberry Siren assures you straight off the bat that this isn’t the kind of show that gets anyone pregnant. Siren may be...
4.04

Dan Attfield: Google Drive

Dan Attfield is fascinated by statistical web data. So fascinated, in fact, that he has based an entire musical comedy show around Google’s ability to effectively predict future events via analysis of popular search terms. The concept driving this show is a...
4.04

All the Fun

All the Fun celebrates uselessness with balls and pins, creatively reimagining circus at its most playful. Drum rolls and spotlights are replaced with a spellbinding score and a ring of filament lightbulbs, orn...
5.05

Foil Arms and Hog: Oink

YouTube smash hits Foil Arms and Hog have graduated to a bigger and better venue this year. Performing in that famous big purple cow this year, they deserve every bit of success that comes with it. This show is...

Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Look, you’re tired, I’m tired, the acts are tired. It’s the end of the Fringe. So, heaven praises Phil Ellis for having the energy and grace to continue onwards over the final hurdles. Three weeks ago, hell even one week ago, Fringe 2017 would have been prime ...

Rhys Nicholson: I’m Fine

Rhys Nicholson has this infectious way of delivering his jokes that might fool you into thinking that this is the first time he’s said this sequence of words, like the funny asides and minor revelations are occ...