Posts Tagged ‘reviews’

Locker Room Talk

Locker Room Talk

[This is a #TwoReviews™ Review – Two different reviews of the same performance] #TwoReviews is a literary creation owned by EdinburghFestival.org Locker Room Talk by Catherine Carnie Locker Room Talk by James O’Brien The slimy, self satisfied and sexually soaked voice of our current President of the Free World – which booms at the beginning…

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My Audience reviewed by Jo Caulfield

Jo Caulfield

This is a review of the audience watching Jo Caulfield’s performance by Jo Caulfield. First impressions are very important in comedy. The accepted wisdom being, the audience have 2 minutes before the comedian makes up their mind about them. With that in mind, this audience lost me in the first 30 seconds. Does no-one dress…

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Ennio Marchetto: Pure delight

Ennio Marchetto as Eminem

Ennio Marchetto Pleasance Courtyard (Venue 33), The Pleasance 22:30, July 30 – Aug 10, Aug 12-15 WATCHING JESUS CHRIST morph into Conchita Wurst is a thing you won’t easily forget. And a panda turning into Alex Salmond is also quite an arresting site. Set all this to music with slick lighting, a bang-on follow spot, tight-as-a-drum switches…

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Witness a resurrection live on stage

Christine Bovill’s PIAF The Famous Spiegeltent, George Street 20:30, Aug 8th-11th & 21st-25th THE OFFER is enticing – an evening of Edith Piaf’s music in The Famous Spiegeltent on George Street. What is delivered in a fantastic venue, are astounding vocal and musical performances that evoke the tragic French singer’s life in an almost hyper-real way.…

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Utter twits

This year, most reviews will be undertaken on Twitter. That’s it – brief, to the point, 140 characters at tops. You’ll find us at http://twitter.com/edinburghfest Edinburgh Festival on Twitter

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