Tag Archives: political comedy

Dominic Frisby: Let’s Talk About Tax

Here’s a tip for appearing younger. Join the queue for a show that’s all about tax. Of course this theory may not stand up to statistical or empirical scrutiny but it was anecdotally and personally true when I went along … Continue reading

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Geoff Norcott – The Look of Moron

As far as setting yourself apart from the swarm of other white blokes – in their thirties doing stuff about domesticity and reaching their own personal mid-life crisis – billing yourself as an unapologetic Tory would appear to be quite … Continue reading

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Erich McElroy’s Imperfect Guide to Picking the Perfect President

I like political comedy but I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. US politics has a bit more of a universal appeal though. Maybe it’s the dumbing down of the political message and the jaw-droppingly awful gaffs and infomercials … Continue reading

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David Mills – Don’t Get Any Ideas

When David Mills rolls into town the competition should just roll over in its bed of unwanted flyers and forget about it. But actually – there’s no competition. There’s nobody doing his unique brand of super-cool, politically-aware lounge lizard with … Continue reading

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Richard Brown – Art is Easy

Richard Brown pretty much belongs to the ranty school of comedy. I can’t be too mean though as I pretty much come from the same places he does – politically, philosophically and geographically (as in Scotland). But I also happen … Continue reading

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The Divine Miss D

I’m gutted that I can’t get along to see the inimitable Daphna Baram at The Stand in Edinburgh tomorrow night (17 Nov). But if you’re in the area and want a reminder of those heady, laughter-filled days of last August’s … Continue reading

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Yes? No? Just go, go, go!!

Went to see The Referendum Review Show yesterday at the Free Sisters. With – even by Fringe standards – an inauspicious setting (basically a cupboard) and a difficult remit: a non-partisan view and revue of the Referendum debate so far … Continue reading

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