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LATITUDE 2016: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums at Latitude

Venue: The Theatre Tent Reviewer: Nicole Evans Paul Merton, whose popularity is clear by the length of the queue for The Theatre Tent (and the looks of horror from those arriving to join the back) joins Latitude for a rather early slot on the bill, joined by some Impro Chums, ready to lighten the moods of an increasingly-tired crowd. Arriving ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Josh Widdicombe

Josh Widdicome Latitude

Artist: Josh Widdicombe Venue: Comedy Arena Reviewer: Andy Moseley   Josh Widdicombe does not do edgy comedy. Josh Widdicombe does not do comedy your parents wouldn’t approve of. Josh Widdicombe does comedy that is aimed fairly and squarely at a mainstream audience and prime time TV shows. What he does he does very well. Opening with jokes about what he ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Squeeze

Squeeze at Latitude Festival

Venue: Obelisk Arena Reviewer: Andy Moseley Squeeze are undoubtedly enjoying a renaissance thanks to the Danny Baker penned series Cradle to Grave. With their first album in seventeen years giving them their best album chart placing outside of greatest hits collections, they can feel justified in not simply playing a greatest hits set and including several new tracks in between ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Luke Wright

Luke Wright

Venue: Poetry Arena Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   Latitude’s Poetry tent is a second home for Luke Wright. After success with his shows Stay-At-Home Dandy and What I Learned From Johnny Bevan, which played London’s Soho Theatre earlier this year, he returns to his local festival to compere and to present a batch of new work in his own, hour-long show. ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Soho Theatre Presents – Friday Cabaret

Le Gateaux Chocolat at Latitude Festical

Venue: Cabaret Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Once the headliners have left the music stages, Latitude shifts its focus to late night entertainments that are strictly for adults only. Soho Theatre took over the cabaret tent on Friday night with a smorgasbord of acts that veer between touching torch songs to deluded dancing magicians and a stand-up act that was ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Paines Plough – With A Little Bit Of Luck

Paines Plough's With A Little Bit Of Luck

Writer: Sabrina Mahfouz Director: Stef O’Driscoll Venue: Film and Music Arena Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   If you’re over 50, the Summer of Love is 1967. If you’re not, it’s probably 2001, the year in which England beat Germany 5-1 in Munich, Tony Blair was re-elected in Labour’s second successive landslide election win, and Garage music was sweeping the UK’s thriving ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Improbable and Blind Summit – Animo

Director: Lee Simpson Venue: The Theatre Tent Reviewer: Nicole Evans Friday afternoon in The Theatre Tent sees Improbable and Blind Summit collaborate for an intriguing sounding improvised puppetry performance ‘like no other’. Animo has no set, no script and no real idea what will happen. Sadly this is where they went wrong… It starts with promise, with the first sketch ...

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