Tag Archives: lunch-time shows

Punel Show

There’s always going to be potential for a very diverse – and possibly sparse – audience when performers decide to slip in an extra show¬† when it’s meant to be their day off. The two extremes are: the super keen … Continue reading

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Cook It How You Like, It’s Still a Potato!

There are an awful lot of people (and a lot of awful people) doing comedy at the Fringe. When you’ve seen a few you may feel tempted to ask them – ‘who told you you’re funny?’ I get the feeling … Continue reading

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Ahir Shah: Machines

Ahir Shah is definitely the youngest comedian (mid-twenties) I’ve seen so far at this year’s Fringe. It hasn’t been a conscious decision although I have stated in the past that I was getting a bit tired of pale male thirty-somethings … Continue reading

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Previously on Maff Brown

It’s very satisfying when you go to a Fringe show and you don’t have to do any of the work. No ‘what’s your name?’ ‘where are you from?’ ‘what’s your opinion on.. ?’ Instead you can just sit back and … Continue reading

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Bob Blackman’s Tray

Sometimes you will find something different on the Fringe. Sometimes you will be visited by an enigmatic man wearing a pin-stripe jacket and a red balaclava who will sit silently in the corner of the room and use thought-waves to … Continue reading

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Scenes of a Sensual Nature – Jo Romero

I knew I was in for a treat when I saw that two of my favourite comedians David Mills and Gary Colman were going to be involved. I had also heard of the impeccable comedy credentials of Mick Ferry and … Continue reading

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Twayna Mayne – Underwhelmed

I caught Twayna Mayne‘s show Underwhelmed the other day. Very impressed. Maybe ‘show’ is the wrong word as that suggests jazz hands and bursting into song. Twayna is most definitely not like that as her delivery is very low key … Continue reading

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