Monthly Archives: August 2017

Review – Confabulation

Every act of remembering is an act of storytelling.  So, here’s mine.  It starts with a spotty teenager at a Motorhead gig and ends at the cutting edge of memory research.  The bellowing fans, the smell of beer and sweat, … Continue reading

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Review – Phil Kay: Euphoric

‘A comedian like no other. There’s so much humour in the hour it’s hard to breathe. This original comedy genius is like a Choose Your Adventure.  The free-forming journey that is utterly unforgettable!’ (Australian Times, 2017). Phil Kay‘s current show … Continue reading

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Review – Turntable/Edinburgh

Turntable started when MJ McCarthy and his Great Aunt Kathleen – 55 years his senior – connected over a stack of vinyl. Since then the Turntable team have toured her record case around Scotland, inviting listeners of all ages to … Continue reading

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Review – The Offering (Guru Dakshina)

A curious boy, full of wonder, dreams of great warriors of the past and wants to be one of them.  He meets up with an old man running from a difficult past.  Fate has brought them together, and so emerges … Continue reading

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Review – Swan Bake

‘I’m really angry at my parents for letting me follow my dreams because now I can’t get a job.’  Bell wants to get back into the Royal Ballet School, but that’s much easier when you aren’t tripping balls.  Second Sons … Continue reading

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Review – Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen – The Final Tribute

Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen – The Final Tribute.  The day before the presidential election last year, Leonard Cohen finally fell silent.  In Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen – The Final Tribute, Arthur, in the melodious company of the glamourous … Continue reading

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Review – IlluminArchie: Archie Maddocks

IlluminArchie is the hilarious new show by ‘super cool, super smart storyteller’ (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard) and award-winning comedian, Archie Maddocks.  He is described as ‘poignant, inventive and razor-sharp’ (BroadwayBaby.com) and as having ‘a corking, almost cinematic story’ (Chortle.co.uk).  Join … Continue reading

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