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Nina’s Got News – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Writer: Frank Skinner Director: Polina Kalinina Reviewer: Stephen Bates Established for many years as a top comedian and television game show host and with a recent UK (perhaps excluding Scotland) number one hit in the pop charts, it seems that Frank Skinner is close to having it all. That said, there have to be some worries for him if the ...

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Rob Auton: The Hair Show – The Stand, Glasgow

Writer: Rob Auton Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Humour is a subjective matter, which is always worth remembering before entering into the murky den of The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow. Rob Auton, in his Hair Show, proves that his quirky comedy may not be to everyone’s tastes but is undeniably clever. Rob Auton’s zany trip into his head is preceded by ...

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The Sleep Show – The Roundabout, Eccles

Writer: Rob Auton Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Sleeping is easy. I mean, you can do it with your eyes closed. A smart joke early into Rob Auton’s one man show may fool you into thinking a gag-smith may be at work. While providing some outstanding jokes, Rob Auton’s 60 minutes on the subject of sleep is so much more than this. ...

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Rob Auton: The Water Show – The Lowry, Salford

  Reviewer: Holly Sharp “I’m supporting myself…like my parents told me too”, declares Rob Auton. And he isn’t joking. A 20 minute ‘support act’ slot is filled by the headliner himself before he returns for a 60 minute show on water called, The Water Show. It’s probably fair to say that Auton is an odd sort, fusing poetry with karaoke, ...

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How would you describe your set in one sentence? A man standing up and talking about water for an hour. Is this your first visit to the Latitude Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? I’ve been to Latitude a few times and people always tell me to look out for Roy Cropper ...

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