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One Man Breaking Bad: The Unauthorised Parody –The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs There’s a major advantage to creating a parody of a show like Breaking Bad. As anyone who’s worked their way through the box sets of this huge AMC show will know, you can’t get enough of Walter White, Jesse Pinkman and the roster of rogues who made this essential viewing from 2008 to 2013. So who wouldn’t ...

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Sister – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writers: Amy and Rosanna Cade Reviewer: Katie Mitchell Entering into a underground world with neon lights a booming music, two women take center stage wearing black, skimpy latex and killer diamante heels, where both create a sensual pole dance performance to greet the audience as they arrive. Controversial opening (some might think) but the controversy does not end here. Sisterin ...

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The Hive- Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Writers: Florence O’Mahony and Nick Gilbert Directed by: Florence O’Mahony Reviewer: Michelle Haynes “Safety in segregation. Peace in solidarity. Pleasure in logic.” When the world erupts, all nature is lost and technology is all you know should you accept the protocol or dig for something deper? Florence O’Mahony and Nick Gilbert’s The Hive plummets the audience deep underground into a ...

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Jo Caulfield: Cancel My Subscription – The Stand, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Mark McCulloch Jo Caulfield, nominated as one of the ‘Funniest Women’ in 2010 by LAFTA brings her sell-out, standing room only show Cancel My Subscription to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Caulfield, of Mock the Week, Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks fametakesher audience on an hour long journey of jokes that have little ...

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Haka – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Marina Spark New Zealandand its rich cultural heritage is being explored and promoted this Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Hakais a fantastic addition to the line up. The Haka as we know it, which is traditionally called Kapa Haka in New Zealand and among Maori tribes, combines music (Waiata) and movement (Haka) and has many forms ranging from the better known fierce ...

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The Height of the Eiffel Tower – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Morgana O'ReillyReviewer: Joanna Trainor "Did you know the height of the Eiffel Tower differs by eight centimetres depending on the temperature?" Morgana O'Reilly's one woman show is a funny but more than that, a really touching piece of theatre.Mum of four, Terri Hulme is having her old friend from university over to catch up. While Rachel is earning six ...

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Blood Brothers – theSpace at Venue 45, Edinburgh

Writer: Willy Russell Reviewer: Danielle Shields You have to do a double take when you see the Narrator. With his black jacket scraping the tip of his flashy shoes he could easily resemble Neo from the Matrix, although Keanu Reeves is almost embarking on his fifth decade now whereas the boy in front of us has to be younger than ...

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Tom Allen: Life/Style – The Stand, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Bromley isn't exactly the most lavish and well-to-do areas of the UK and it almost seems impossible to imagine that the silver tongued, sharp suited, well observed thirty-something comedian Tom Allen could ever come from the town. This very juxtaposition is what makes Allen so interesting, he's at odds with the typical stereotype, his act is tight ...

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