thu 29/09/2022

Comedy Reviews

Kim Noble, Soho Theatre review - final part of trilogy about loneliness

Veronica Lee

A dead pigeon. A dead squirrel. A dead fox. Lots of maggots – very much alive. I might be describing your worst nightmare (throw in a rat or two and it would be very close to mine) but this array of wildlife forms an important part in Kim Noble's latest show, Lullaby for Scavengers. I warn you, it takes a strong stomach to sit through it – and I have to confess I had to shield my eyes at several points. The show comes with a content warning for a reason.

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Rob Rouse, Rewind the Fringe review - unstructured but gleeful fun

Veronica Lee

It's a pleasure to see Rob Rouse back doing standup, as these days he's as well known for his acting – he plays the idiot savant Bottom in BBC's Upstart Crow, the theatre version of which is opening shortly in the West End after its 2020 premiere run was truncated by Covid.

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Dave Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2022

Veronica Lee

The Dave Edinburgh Awards went abroad this year – Australian Sam Campbell won for best show at the Fringe, while American Lara Ricote won best newcomer.

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Joseph Parsons / Njambi McGrath / Josh Jones

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Joseph Parsons, The Mash House 

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Jake Lambert / Bella Hull / Jack Harris

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Jake Lambert, Pleasance Courtyard 

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Hal Cruttenden / Zach Zucker / The Delightful Sausage

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Hal Cruttenden, Pleasance Courtyard 

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Randy Feltface / Sarah Keyworth / Andrew Maxwell

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Randy Feltface, Assembly George Square 

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Ania Magliano / Leo Reich / Chloe Petts

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Ania Magliano, Pleasance Courtyard 

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Sara Barron / Jayde Adams / Sophie Duker

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Sara Barron, Pleasance Courtyard 

Sara Barron is known for her no-holds-barred comedy style – or “American energy” as another mum at her son’s school calls it – but in her fast-paced new show she pushes even further, addressing as she

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Kiri Pritchard-McLean / Lou Sanders / Snort

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Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Monkey Barrel 

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