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Lefty Scum – mac, Birmingham

Reviewer: John Kennedy Evidently, tonight’s on-tour artists eschew Wilde’s pithy epigram – ‘The trouble with socialism is that it takes up too many evenings.’ Promising ‘music, comedy and Revolutionary socialism’ this affectionate rather than affected ensemble of agit-prop troubadours soon establishes two mercifully welcomed axioms. Not only do some Labour evangelists still retain a sense of humour without recourse to a ...

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Something Better – Barrow Street Theatre, New York

(Josie Long) (Something Better) (c) Paul Bevan

Writer: Josie Long Reviewer: Jamie Rosler Josie Long, charming and optimistic comedian from England, brings Something Better to Barrow Street Theatre, in both name and intention. As a left-wing identifying human in a Brexit &Trump world, Long struggles comedically to come to terms with modern politics, baby boomers, and aging, in a not-quite-stand-up, not-quite-solo-show, that is completely heartening during a time in our history ...

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Josie Long: Cara Josephine – The Stand, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts What's love got to do, got to do with it? Well if you are Josie Long and showing your latest hour long show at the Fringe, quite a lot actually... But don't go thinking this is Josie Long in her early 30's (yes we thought that too) wanting to recall her life in a pseudo rom-com stage ...

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DVD REVIEW: The Alternative Comedy Experience: Season one

Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3.5] The Alternative Comedy Experience was a season of performances curated by long standing alternative comedian Stewart Lee, filmed live at Edinburgh’s famous The Stand Comedy Club and believe It or not as the DVD tells us before every episode was “Filmed in-front of an actual real audience” – well I would hate to see an “actual ...

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