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Emily Tresidder: Crazy Is
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Emily Tresidder: Crazy Is

August 31st, 2016 | by lidia
The intention behind this show is a good one, and a powerful one at that: to raise awareness about mental illness through comedy. Over the course of the hour, Tresidder reads from her own book to help explore the topic of mental...
Alice Fraser: The Resistance
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Alice Fraser: The Resistance

August 31st, 2016 | by lidia
“Every comedy has an element of tragedy to it” says Alice Fraser as she gets on stage. Raised Buddhist, in her Holocaust-surviving grandmother’s boarding house, sharing a roof with some very eccentric characters, Fraser...
David Mills: Shame!
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David Mills: Shame!

August 31st, 2016 | by lidia
As the audience enters, David Mills is sat on a stool in a sharp suit, looking like Dave Allen lost in an episode of Mad Men. This sophisticated look creates an initial perception of wit and inventiveness that, unfortunately,...
Joanna Neary Does Animals and Men
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Joanna Neary Does Animals and Men

August 31st, 2016 | by lidia
With unconquerable energy, Joanna Neary’s stand up character comedy shows promise, but ultimately fails to entertain in the long run. Each character Neary presents seems to lack substance, distinguishable only by their accents,...
Robert Newman: The Brainshow
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Robert Newman: The Brainshow

August 31st, 2016 | by lidia
While there are those lucky enough to have a mind for scientific investigation, there are still many of us for whom science goes straight over the head. If you have felt to be one of those swimming in the deep end when the matter...
Abi Roberts: Anglichanka
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Abi Roberts: Anglichanka

August 29th, 2016 | by lidia
Abi Roberts presents her incredible stand-up show, Anglichanka (the Russian word for Englishwoman) with unstoppable charisma, dominating the stage all through the hour. The show follows her move from studying at Swansea...
Adele Is Younger Than Us
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Adele Is Younger Than Us

August 29th, 2016 | by lidia
This show may not be Grammy award winning, but it is well worth a visit. You’re in your late twenties and you’ve never been in love, or written the fastest selling album of all time, you may as well be obsolete. What on Earth...
Scott Gibson: Life After Death
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Scott Gibson: Life After Death

August 29th, 2016 | by lidia
Scott Gibson’s show is an autobiographical story of how a stag do in Blackpool turned dangerous. It’s quite the tale, and Gibson tells it with the relaxed style of a friend, getting the audience laughing along with him as he...
Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat
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Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat

August 29th, 2016 | by lidia
Confused, disgusted, delighted: never has my face went through such a serious of emotions, seemingly without my control, in a show before. First of all it’s important to say if you are easily offended, you will be easily...
David Longley: Everything I Hate About My Club Set
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David Longley: Everything I Hate About My Club Set

August 29th, 2016 | by lidia
As one man’s excuse for personal catharsis, Everything I Hate About My Club Set attempts to deliver on a promise of personal redemption for a hack club comic. The concept is strong, even if the material, both knowingly...