Sarah Keyworth: Dark Horse review – tomboy tales and top-notch jokes
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe LGBTQ+ standup twists gender into new shapes in a fringe debut that feels like a great intro to a fresh comic personalityShould we be disowning words like “boys” and “girls” – or broadening what those words are allowed to mean? Sarah Ke... [Read More]
Sarah Keyworth: Dark Horse review – tomboy tales and top-notch jokes
Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe LGBTQ+ standup twists gender into new shapes in a fringe debut that feels like a great intro to a fresh comic personalityShould we be disowning words like “boys” and “girls” – or broadening what those words are allowed to mean? Sarah Ke... [Read More]
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally review – white-hot takes on #MeToo
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Amid the garish sex comedy, the standup provocateur makes a striking effort to embrace the complexity of gender politicsThose who shoot from the hip can easily shoot themselves in the foot, but Fin Taylor seems happy to take that risk. Taylor is one of those (straight,... [Read More]
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally review – white-hot takes on #MeToo
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Amid the garish sex comedy, the standup provocateur makes a striking effort to embrace the complexity of gender politicsThose who shoot from the hip can easily shoot themselves in the foot, but Fin Taylor seems happy to take that risk. Taylor is one of those (straight,... [Read More]
Natalie Palamides review – big, uneasy laughs in fearless Time's Up comedy
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Palamides’ goofy interactive comedy about a macho ‘douchebag’ has a confrontational sting in its taleYou could piece together Natalie Palamides’ remarkable new show, Nate, by splicing some of the great fringe comedies of the last half-decade. Ad... [Read More]
Natalie Palamides review – big, uneasy laughs in fearless Time's Up comedy
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Palamides’ goofy interactive comedy about a macho ‘douchebag’ has a confrontational sting in its taleYou could piece together Natalie Palamides’ remarkable new show, Nate, by splicing some of the great fringe comedies of the last half-decade. Ad... [Read More]
Can you do comedy about rape? Natalie Palamides thinks so
The LA comic, who won best newcomer at last year’s Edinburgh fringe, has tested her electric new material on American audiences. But how will Nate – her ‘douchebag’ male alter ego – go down in Britain?We should know, after last year, to expect the unexpected from Natali... [Read More]
Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]
Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]
Netflix To Mo’Nique Special Talks: “Netflix Does Not Comment On Contract Negotiations”
Friday morning comedian and actress Mo’Nique posted a video on her Instagram page expressing her concern over deal negotiations she had with Netflix regarding her newest special. The multi-billion-dollar streaming giant offered the critically praised Academy-Award winning actress $500,000 for ... [Read More]