Tag Archives: Heroes

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Audience reviews of Madame Senorita: The Expector remind me a bit of the rules of Fight Club. Nobody is prepared to fully disclose what actually goes on. The reviews are effusive though and it has ‘true spirit of the Fringe … Continue reading

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Adam Hess: Feathers

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Adam Hess. As he’s performing under the Heroes@the Hive banner I was expecting something quite out-there or perhaps expletive-ridden. Instead Adam Hess is a very polite and well spoken young man with a … Continue reading

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Tim Renkow: King of the Tramps

He’s a cheeky one that Tim Renkow. He comes onto the Bunka stage (as it is) all flailing limbs and you can read the collective mind of the hushed audience – OMG! Will he be able to control himself physically … Continue reading

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Candy Gigi: If I Had a Rich Man

Sometimes I feel quite mischievous and want to recommend something entirely inappropriate for a Fringe Virgin to go and see. And when I say Fringe Virgin I mean someone who may have seen a Fringe show of the ‘£20 a … Continue reading

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Peter Fleming and Wilbur Bilb: Over the Airwaves

The blurb reads:Retired children’s TV pioneer Peter Fleming staggers through a dusty presentation of his BBC programmes. Child detective Wilbur Bilb follows his latest case through the seedy undersides and socio-political landscapes of Brum. Okay, could be a hidden gem, … Continue reading

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The New Normal? (Looking out for a hero)

Does it seem that this big bad world can’t get any worse? Have the deepest pits of depravity been well and truly plumbed? It’s a living visceral nightmare with wall-to-wall shootings, beheadings, burnings, bomb-blasts, lifeless floating bodies – any horror … Continue reading

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Search for the Hero…

  If you’re looking forward to Kick-Ass 2 and have your own personal fantasy of unleashing the (super)hero inside yourself by dishing out summary justice to the bad guys – everyone from local council officials to child murderers – you … Continue reading

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