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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Harun with a View – The Blue Man

Reviewer: Simon Topping Harun Musho’d walks onto the stage in a lovely grey suit; he later confesses is from BHS. A tall, bespectacled man he is, possibly, the first person ever to control their walk on music with a watch; the crowd wow at the technology. This is the start of Harun With A View, a journey into the mind ...

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Stewart Lee: Content Provider – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jay Nuttall You should pretty much know what to expect when you buy a ticket to see Stewart Lee. If you don’t you have most definitely gone to the wrong gig. In the final year of his forties, Lee is not one to suffer fools gladly – not that he ever has. And as ever – we, his loyal ...

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Andy Parsons: Peak Bullshit – The Lowry, Salford.

Reviewer: Paul Maguire Andy Parsons cut his comedy teeth in the 1990s as one of the main writers for Spitting Image. Since then the comedy merry go round has turned full circle and in the current political climate, Parson’s style of satirical comedy is now back in vogue. Parsons bounds onto the large stage with confidence big enough to fill ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Lazarus – The Warren Studio 3

Lazarus

Writer & Performer: Luke Martin Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts Luke Martin wants to tell you the story of his life. Chronicling right from the very beginning with his conception, through his childhood moving around Europe with his parents, to his university career and the moment that changed everything. Just before Martin was due to start his training with the Navy he ...

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Bridget Christie: Because You Demanded It – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Lizz Clark Early on in her set, speeding off on a sideways train of thought, the award-winning comic starts to sashay and stride around the stage like an extra from a Ministry of Silly Walks sketch. Knees flailing and arms akimbo, she hams up an East End accent and strings lots of long words together without saying very much. ...

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Stephen Bailey: Nation’s Sweetheart – The Lowry, Salford

Stephen Bailey

Reviewer: Matt Forrest Stephen Bailey is on a quest to become the Nation’s Sweetheart, but how do you achieve such lofty heights? Well Bailey’s route to our hearts is through a series of male appendage jokes and a string of online dating faux pas:  well if a smorgasbord of ‘dick’ jokes were a measuring stick of our national treasures then ...

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The Misfit Analysis – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Cian Binchy with Access all Areas Director: Nick Llewellyn Reviewer: Matt Forrest Now I’ll lay my cards on the table from the get-go: I am a support worker with over seven years experience working with people with learning difficulties, which include Down’s Syndrome and Autism so of course I’m in expert in this field and know everything there is ...

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