The best shows at the Edinburgh festival 2018
Plan your schedule with our roundup of top shows, ordered by start time. This page will be updated daily throughout the festival Continue reading... [Read More]
The Muppets Take the O2 review – Kermit quips with Kylie in a riot of silliness
O2 Arena, LondonThe anarchic comedy crew’s first ever UK date offers warmth, wit and mischief in an irresistible cavalcade of songs, skits and incongruous celebsThe Muppets long since conquered TV and the movies, and there’s been talk of a stage musical since Disney bought the franchise ... [Read More]
Review: Jeff Dunham, “Relative Disaster” on Netflix
No, you’re the puppet! Jeff Dunham is undoubtedly the biggest ventriloquist in the world. By fans. By tickets sold. Dunham set ratings records for Comedy Central, and landed his previous special in primetime for NBC in 2015. Now he’s on Netflix. Because everyone in the comedy game is on ... [Read More]
Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup
Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minutes of Heath McIvor’s show Randy Writes a Novel marvelling at how expressive Randy can be. H... [Read More]
Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup
Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minutes of Heath McIvor’s show Randy Writes a Novel marvelling at how expressive Randy can be. H... [Read More]
Plan your week's theatre: top tickets
Noma Dumezweni directs I See You at the Royal Court, Dominic Dromgoole presents his Globe swansong and Standby for Tape Back-Up is out on tourThe hollowness of the New Labour dream is exposed in Luke Wright’s What I Learned from Johnny Bevan, which is terrific and has a run at Soho theatre, Lo... [Read More]