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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Gein’s Family Giftshop – Work in Progress

OurLiverpool Laughsseries offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at theLiverpool Comedy Festival. Gein's Family Giftshop tell us about their show, Work in Progress, which they will be performing atFunny Looking Fringe How would you describe your show in one sentence? Poo, blood, bums and the occasional bit of social commentary that goes largely unnoticed. Is this ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Jonathan Murray – Cue Comedy

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Jonathan Murray tells us about his show,Cue Comedy,which he will be performing atMurphys Town Hall How would you describe your show in one sentence? Working-class lad who grew up in a working-class area, giving his tales a feminine make-over Is this ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Jack Ryan – Does Stand-Up – On Tour

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in- cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Jack Ryan tells us about his show Does Stand Up - On Tour, which he will be performing at Constellations. How would you describe your show in one sentence? You should probably pick up some Tenna Ladies en-route! Is this ...

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MacDeth – Kings Head Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Ryan J W Smith Reviewer: Tom Finch   Entering the small auditorium of the Kings Head and being met by a rabble of camp characters including a bearded drag queen with a chocolate filled cauldron and a somewhat queer King it’s clear that sitting quietly in the dark is not an option for this audience. There’s a ...

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My Big Fat Jobseekers Wedding – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Karen Woods Director: Karen Woods Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen Stereotypes, crudeness and sheer madness make up the latest production to take over The Lowry’s Quays Theatre. Packed full of repeated sexual innuendo and expletive-ridden dialogue, it is certainly not one for the faint-heartedand not one for those looking for a traditional night at the theatre. My Big Fat Jobseekers Wedding, ...

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Axis Of Awesome – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Holly Sharp After ten years and two hundred million youtube hits, Axis of Awesome have amassed a fairly sizeable following, with several sell-out trips up to Edinburgh and tours across Europe, Australia and the US. However, this time round there’s one big change, and it’d be laughable to think the band’s loyal following wouldn’t notice. So it’s just as ...

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Patrick Turpin: To Me, You Are Perfect – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh

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Reviewer: Mark O’Neill Like many single guys in their late twenties, Patrick Turpin is starting to panic. He has been single for over 90% of his life and he is concerned about what the future holds. Turpin’s latest Fringe show dramatises many of his own experiences and what might happen in the near future. From the beginning, Turpin outlines the ...

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Elf the Musical – Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Edinburgh

Director: Debbie King Musical Director: Jack Bennett Reviewer: Mark O’Neill Christmas seems to be getting earlier and earlier each year and with just 119 sleeps to go, The Talentz (in the form of Santa and his elves) have landed in Nicolson Square and are checking the Naughty and Nice lists. Returning to the Fringe following a sold-out run of Into ...

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