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Edinburgh Fringe : Molly Wobbly’s Tit Factory – Assembly Rooms

Book/Music/Lyrics/Director: Paul Boyd Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:2.5] Nothing is really happening in Little Happening, Margaret (Leanne Jones) has just received her CLIT, Jake and Jemma's relationship is staid, and Robbie's Horology is just ticking along, things just never happen in this quiet provincial town, well that is until the mysterious Ithanku (Russell Morton) appears and decides to change things for ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Thom Tuck Flips Out – Pleasance Dome

Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4.5] Before last year, The Penny Dreadfuls, comprising of Thom Tuck, David Reed and Humphrey Ker, were the reigning kings of sketch comedy at the Fringe. In 2011, they each tried their hand at solo shows, resulting in Fosters Comedy Award Best Newcomer nods for Ker and Tuck, and the brilliant show Shamblehouse from Reed. Tuck is ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Letter of Last Resort and Good With People – Traverse Theatre

Writers: David Greig and David Harrower Directors: Nicolas Kent and George Perrin Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4/5] The Traverse has put on something really exciting here; Letter of Last Resort and Good With People two relatively new plays from two of Scotland's great modern playwrights in a double-bill. Both have performed separately before, but given their coinciding theme of nuclear war, ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Marek Larwood – Typecast – Pleasance Courtyard

Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:5] You may know Marek Larwood from his work in sketch group We Are Klang, in which he performed with Greg Davies, or his performance on the BBC improvisation show Fast and Loose. He has the kind of look that is once seen, never forgotten. And it is this that inspired his show, Typecast and he found ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: As Ye Sow – Pleasance Dome

Writer: Stewart Pringle Director: Tom Richard Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4/5] There is a lack of original horror at this year's Fringe. Maybe it's something few writers feel they are unable to tackle. However, one of the few scary pieces this year is the brilliant As Ye Sow, which tells the story of Clifford (Jeffrey Mayhew), an elderly man who is ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: I Heart Peterborough – Pleasance Courtyard

Writer: Joel Horwood Director: Joel Horwood Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4/5] Tender and touching, Joel Horwood’s I Heart Peterborough is set in and revolves round the inhabitants of the city, centring on the unconventional relationship between a father and son who are at odds with their surroundings and find solace in each other’s company. The script is witty and thoughtful in ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: XXXO – Pleasance Courtyard

Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:1] XXXOis quite likely to make you cry. Not because it's moving, far from it, and not because of the raw onion that pervades the space having been inexplicably chopped up on stage. This will make you cry with sheer frustration, or perhaps because you are incensed at having spent an unrewarding fifty minutes watching it. A ...

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