Final Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe has ended—by 9.30 yesterday, all trace of it was gone from the Royal Mile—but I thought I’d add a couple of final reviews to round it off. I was sorry not to get to Perrier-winner Laura Solon’s show; I tried to after she was nominated, but of course it was sold out for the duration. And to think I’d walked past her “small out-of-the-way venue” every day...

Read More · 31 August 2005

Fickle 2 Fingerz

More reviewz from the hip and hoppenin’ Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Stars are out of five, no halves.

Read More · 24 August 2005

The Fickle Finger of Fringe

I know I said I wouldn’t do any Fringe reviews here this year, but that’s because I was hoping to be doing them elsewhere... which hasn’t panned out. So let’s say instead that I won’t do many here. For the benefit of my loyal hordes of Edinburgh or Edinburgh-bound readers, here are a few highlights from the dozen shows I saw in the first week. Stars are out of five, no halves.

Read More · 14 August 2005 ·

Apologies. My lungs have been shut down by the flu for the past week and a half, so my brain has been starved of the precious oxygen needed to spark new entries. So much for the comeback.

Read More · 5 April 2005

Comedy in 2004