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Adam Hills: Clown Heart – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Cancer is a dick... It affects far too many people, and will at least once in our own life affect someone we know and love, it is also the driving force behind Adam Hills' latest show. Hills always manages to find a message of hope and of passion to underline his sets, it brings a more humanitarian ...

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Ed Byrne – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts I've never seen a stand-up start their first ten minutes of their act talking about the times they have died on stage, so tonight was a comedy first... It also proves to be a glorious ice breaker and perfect way to start the laughter and get the sold out audience on side. And Byrne certainly needed the ...

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Justin Moorhouse – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Justin Moorhouse has faced many challenges in his varied career and at this Sunday evening performance he encountered a group of disruptive fucktards who wanted to spoil the show for everyone and it was a real shame that several times throughout his set Moorhouse had to stop the show because of this group... The question here lies ...

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Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts The one liner comic sensation Milton Jones returns to the Fringe with an epic adventure, one that sees him try to become the archeologist he has always wanted to be. It may not be your usual premise for a stand-up show but Jones finds a way through storytelling and light audience participation to tie his word play ...

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The Gein Family Giftshop and Alfie Brown – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest With the Edinburgh Fringe just around the corner, comedians across the land are busy polishing their new shows to make sure they are pitch perfect for their fringe run. So tonight we’re lucky have two such shows, The Gein Family Giftshop with their latest show Volume 2, and Alfie Brown with his new routine Ism. First up ...

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The Discount Comedy Checkout: Improv Show – King’s Arms, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs Turning out a show based on the well-worn concept of improvisation games is one thing announcing to the audience “you know Whose Line Is It Anyway on the telly? Well it’s like that”, is probably a mistake. Now we’re poised waiting for an hour of beautifully crafted comedy and The Discount Comedy Checkout have a lot to ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Artist(s):Bryony Kimmingsand Tim Grayburn Venue: Theatre Tent Created by: Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn Reviewer: Kris Hallett Bryony Kimmings, is an artist who seems to be growing up. Past shows have dealt with the foolishness of being young, from trying to track down who it was that gave her an STI, while asking the audience to trim their pubic hair, ...

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