Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

By Ron Bingham  Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair is an enjoyable all-singing, all-dancing, musical extravaganza about a fully catered journey to the Apocalypse. Brought to us by Beach Comet, the team who did Vampire Hospital Waiting Room last year and later took it to the West End, I knew this was going...

Felicity Ward – 50% More Likely to Die

By Ron Bingham  Fabulous Australian hyperactive comedian Felicity Ward is back with brand new show about her quirky self. She’s been spending a lot of the past couple of years living in the UK, working hard at her craft in London clubs and it shows. This year, Felicity is...

Naomi Petersen – I Am Telling You I’m Not Going

By Ron Bingham Naomi Peterson has been trapped in the theatre for the last year. As she so succinctly explains to the audience in the opening number of her show, this is due to her fear of the outside world. Naomi goes back in time to explain the events...

Ruby Thomas – Chick

By Ron Bingham  In Chick Ruby Thomas plays a wide variety of characters that show off her acting and comedy skills. Starting with the ‘edgy’ morning chat show host Simon she goes on to play all the important women in Simon’s life and is ably assisted by Chris Adlington in many supporting...

Short & Curly – A Curly Night In

By Ron Bingham  You enter a very small room (I’ve been in bathrooms bigger than this), to find stage occupying one corner and also a huge number of interesting looking props and costumes. As you you wait for the show to start you wonder how these will be employed. Enter the cast the outgoing...

Norris & Parker: See You at the Gallows

By Ron Bingham  Norris and Parker are two confident young women who are very talented and have created an impressive double act. I enjoyed their debut show last year (All Our Friends are Dead), and this is billed as their second debut show. They are definitely worth second look, but unfortunately, I hate to...

Juliette Burton – Decision Time

By Ron Bingham In Juliette’s previous shows (2013’s When I Grow Up and 2014’s Look At Me) we have learnt about her history of mental illness and how it impacted on her body image, confidence and eating habits. This year Juliette has to make a life-changing decision and she...

Jen Collier – Jen Her

By Ron Bingham  Jen Collier is from Wales but is now living in London. She may be petite, over thirty and single, and have worked in a number of really crap jobs (such as a call centre and as a sales assistant in the poshest bathroom showroom in London),...

Croft & Pearce Are Not Themselves

By Ron Bingham  Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce, the stars of BBC Radio 4’s The Croft & Pearce Show and Spirit of the Fringe award-winners, present an impressive hour of seemingly unconnected sketches that are gradually drawn together into a single kooky world of weird characters. Their main recurring characters,...

The Red Richardson Experience

By Ron Bingham Red Richardson came to stand up from the world of internet videos a few years ago and this marks his second year at the Fringe. Unfortunately my hopes of seeing a fresh new stand up talent were dashed as this lazy show progressed. The show started...