EVERYTHING MARKED WITH: 4 and a half stars


Tom Hackett August 20th, 2015 by

With so many Fest reviewers wanting to hunt down Fringe comedians, slaughter them in cold blood and wear their shrunken heads and genitals as voodoo fetishes, it’s perhaps refreshing to find one who just wants to inspect their private parts in a scientific way, pat their heads and release them back into the wild. By […]


Alan Morrison August 17th, 2015 by

You can tell that Alan Morrison writes for a newspaper: thanks to his journalistic training, the presence of a sub-editor and (quite possibly) the need to accommodate an advert for the Taj Mahal curry house just before his page goes off-stone, Morrison’s reviews are cut to the absolute quick. Not a word is wasted and, I’m […]


Andrew Allen August 20th, 2014 by

“…And this is an improv nerd speaking.” Says Allen at the end of his review for What Does The Title Matter Anyway?. It’s unnecessary, because we had all figured this out much earlier in the lengthy review that preceded it. Allen is, I might as well admit, a reviewer after my own heart. Not only […]


Joe Spurgeon August 17th, 2014 by

There’s not much wrong with Joe Spurgeon. So I’ll start with as much wrong as I can find. I disagree with his too-frequent two-star allocations. But then, I would. And I wish he would stop mithering on about shows that don’t have a message or a denouement. It’s almost funny when he complains that Chris […]