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Life – Lass O’Gowrie, Manchester

Writer and Performer: Carly Tarett Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:4.0] Carly Tarett is a Lass O’Gowrie regular. Recent appearances in V for Vendetta and Bladerunner must make her one of Manchester’s busiest jobbing actors, but in her new production for the Greater Manchester Fringe – Life – she’s back with her own material in what can only be described as a ...

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Kevin Dewsbury Out Now – The Kings Arms, Salford

Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby [Rating: 3.0] Kevin Dewsbury’s show Out Now is a candid, clever and funny exploration of his unique experience of being what he terms a “blokey gay man”. It’s a solid combination of self-deprecating humour, comic songs and blunt one-liners. Especially effective are Dewsbury’s single entendres designed to allow to audience to laugh at its own smutty-mindedness, ...

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Greater Manchester Fringe Festival: Much Ado About Noshing – Kings Arms, Salford

Reviewer: Laura Maley [Rating:3.5] An evening with Chopped and Fried’s Much Ado About Noshing is a whistle-stop tour of words about Jews and food. Based on a haimishe (translates loosely as ‘homely’) recipe the evening includes songs, poems and stories, with a strong bias towards comedy. The hour-long show at the Kings Arms, Salford, is part of Greater Manchester Fringe ...

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Greater Manchester Fringe: Bungo Menebla – Kings Arms, Salford

Writer: Kevin Dewsbury, Mark Sparkler Reviewer: Laura Maley [Rating:0.5] Greater Manchester Fringe Festival sees the very first gig for comedy duo Bungo Menebla. The duo of Kevin Dewsbury (stand-up comedian) and Mark Sparkler (writer and performer) promise idiocy, sketches and silliness at the Kings Arms in Salford. What results seems surprisingly under-rehearsed, and hastily put together. Some sketches reference earlier ...

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