Monthly Archives: August 2017

Review – Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

Few predicted the events of 2016.  Even fewer seem to know where we are going.  Mark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his … Continue reading

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Review – The Establishment: Eton Mess

Side-splitting, stiff upper-lipped hilarity from energetic duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost.  Two ultra-privileged British gents struggling to hold onto their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals.  ‘Another much-needed chapter in our national legacy of lampooning the … Continue reading

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Review – Show Up

Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) turns the often vilified clichés of the solo show genre on their clichéd heads.  Using an arsenal of Post-it® Notes, Pete transforms the real-life audience experiences into a comedic, vibrant, … Continue reading

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Review – Clean Sheets

What do a soon-to-be disgraced politician and a troubled bellhop have in common? They are both trapped in a hotel elevator, between the fourteenth floor and the basement, forcing them to face up to their darkest secrets, in this debut … Continue reading

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Review – A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

When a double murder reunites the classmates of St Elizabeth’s Primary School, scores are settled, debts repaid and alliances forged.  Twenty years have passed but will those bonds still hold fast?  This hilarious Scottish black comedy, adapted from Christopher Brookmyre’s … Continue reading

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Review – Card Ninja

Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic.  Back by popular demand, Card Ninja is an award-winning, riotous display of comedy and card stunts using playing cards as ninja weapons.  Following his journey from mild mannered card player to silent assassin, … Continue reading

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Review – Ruby Redfort

The first ever stage adaptation of Lauren Child’s bestselling mystery series, ‘one of the best things to happen to British fiction’ (Sunday Times).  When the world’s greatest criminal masterminds target a supernatural statue, it’s up to Ruby – code-breaker, special … Continue reading

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