Meet The Fringepig Team...Boxley de Ribeiro

Being a comedian is a constant fight for artistic freedom, so who better to be on the side of the humorous arts than a bona fide freedom fighter?

Boxley de Ribeiro is in Edinburgh on a gap year from the 40-year civil war in the Angolan exclave of Cabinda. When Cabinda gets its independence he’s hoping to put down his AK-47 and become Minister for Culture. He hopes to start a Fringe Festival where people of all nations except Angola can make jokes about Angolans.

In the meantime, you must forgive any brusqueness of tone in his reviewer-reviews: Mister de Ribeiro has seen some really fucked-up things.

Reviews filed by Boxley de Ribeiro

Donald Stewart

I quite like Donald Stewart. His reviews are rather long but you get the sense that he’s trying to be ...

Helen Ackrill

Helen Ackrill has a strong sense of what’s fair, and never criticises anything without first giving a thorough explanation. And ...

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