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Phil Mann: Not Funny Haha – The Free Sisters, Edinburgh

Writer: Phil Mann Reviewer: Joanna Trainor “Oh Daaaaarlin…” Phil Mann’s hour of almost narrative driven comedy, is insane. Swiped with a foam finger through a Tinder screen and fist bumped before the show even starts, it would have been impossible to guess where Mann’s show was taking us. Sent down to Earth in a tin foil spaceship, Mann is given ...

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Brighton Fringe: BattleActs! – Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge, Brighton

Compère: Chris Eastwood Reviewer: Joanna Trainor [Rating: 4.5]   surprise gynaecologists and kumquats for hands are only a small snapshot of the sheer madness and utter genius involved in BattleActs’ hour of improvised comedy. Dressed ready for the Mad Hatter’s tea party, the five performers certainly transport their spectators to a bizarre but hilarious “Wonderland.” Two teams battle it out ...

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Blast Off! – Soho Theatre, London

Curated by Jon Brittain, Lucy Jackson and Claire Turner Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] The third such night of sci-fi shorts presented by Misshapen Theatre, this Blast Off! presented six playlets in ninety minutes on a variety of themes from alien abduction to time travel to sinister space pranks. Engaging, well put together and often surprising, this is an excellent evening’s ...

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