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LUNG E15Comedy and Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe – last reviews

These are our last reviews from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Megan Stodel reviews both comedy and theatre

Megan Stodel // 22 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews, Theatre

bridget 29mm NEWComedy at the Edinburgh Fringe – part two

Our third post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Today we're covering comedy. We'll have two more short comedy reviews at the end of next week

Various Authors // 14 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Karla GowlettComedy at the Edinburgh Fringe – part one

This is our first post bringing you reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We'll have a few more over the coming days. Today we begin with comedy

Various Authors // 9 August 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Sarah Pascoe © Dave Brown 3Human behaviour

Lauren Hossack reviews Sara Pascoe’s Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body and learns about the fascinating, complicated past and present of being a woman

Lauren Hossack // 16 June 2016

Categories: Books, Comedy, Reviews

wo squareErotic fiction and interpretive dance

Anne Clark finds lots to laugh at in some of the comedy performances at the Wo! Show & Tell festival at Hackney Showroom

Anne Clark // 6 April 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

kgsquareMaking jokes about ‘women things’

Nick Beard experiences a click of recognition with the comedy of Kerry Godliman

Nick Beard // 21 March 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

square ryanPop culture, feminism and laughs

Nick Beard finds Katherine Ryan manages to introduce a lot of feminist ideas through jokes about pop culture in her new tour Kathbum

Nick Beard // 8 February 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

kitten-killers-featuredCool cats

Grace Sharpley finds the sketch group Kitten Killers have a lot of funny things to say and sing about contemporary sexuality

Grace Sharpley // 4 February 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Karla GowlettBubbling up

Lissy Lovett is impressed with Sofie Hagen’s stand up hour at the Brighton Comedy Festival

Lissy Lovett // 3 November 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

EastEndcabaretPeverted in Soho

Ettie Bailey-King enjoys Perverts: a joyful hybrid of music hall, freakshow Victoriana, stand-up and musical comedy that’s even better than the sum of its parts

Ettie Bailey-King // 24 August 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

comedy2The second EdFringe 2015 comedy digest

Lissy Lovett and Megan Stodel’s last report from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe

Lissy Lovett // 18 August 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

comedy1The first EdFringe 2015 comedy digest

Lissy Lovett and Megan Stodel check out some of the women telling jokes at the Edinburgh Fringe this year

Lissy Lovett // 15 August 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

luisa2Badass and disinclined to diet

Megan Stodel leaves Luisa Omielan’s stand-up show feeling inspired despite the occasional misstep

Megan Stodel // 29 July 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Olivia-Colman-by-Idil-Sukan-smallerBeyond the jokes

This Comedian is a ten year retrospective of Idil Sukan's work in comedy photography. Hannah Dormor finds its insight into identity dazzling

Hannah Dormor // 2 March 2015

Categories: Art, Comedy, Reviews

tumbleweed1There’s a rich improv scene brewing in Dublin

There's a rich improv scene brewing in Dublin, with many excellent troupes putting on regular performances in theatres, pubs, and coffee shops around town. Jessamyn Fairfield recommends Tumbleweed

Jessamyn Fairfield // 9 January 2014

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

wilby-deadRosie Wilby: Is Monogamy Dead?

Rosie Wilby asks an interesting question in Is Monogamy Dead? Chella Quint attends this cheeky and enjoyable new show and tries to work out the answer

Chella Quint // 8 November 2013

Categories: Comedy

f-word-comedy-logo-smallF-Word comedy section: official opening!

Hello! Welcome (properly) to The F Word comedy section. We now have a Twitter account: @fwordcomedy and are building up a pool of reviewers. If you'd like to be a reviewer, get in touch! Details are at the bottom of this post

Chella Quint // 20 August 2013

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

kate-fox-fringe-header-resizedKate Fox: live and in print

Sam Parker finds a strong role model on the spoken word scene in the captivating, funny and warm Kate Fox

Sam Parker // 5 August 2013

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Kate-Smurthwaite-at-Arnolfini-resizedA review from an alien: Kate Smurthwaite supported by Elf Lyons

Camila Troncoso didn't have much experience with stand-up comedy. Actually, the only time she had been to a stand-up comedy show, the routines were full of sexist, classist and racist jokes. But Kate Smurthwaite not only makes her laugh, she also makes her think

Camila Troncoso //

Categories: Comedy

bridget-resizedBridget Christie: A Bic for Her

Bridget Christie is haphazardly and anxiously endearing but with an unrefined, genuine and powerful message. Alicia Rodriguez thinks she's funny as hell

Alicia Rodriguez //

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

WTF_Square_Blue-copy-resizedFunny as Frock!

Promoters of nights with mixed-gender bills can learn a lot from What The Frock! Comedian Charlie Sanders reports from the front

Charlie Sanders //

Categories: Comedy

rosie-feminist-shirt-resizedRosie Wilby: Nineties Woman

Who cares what a bunch of queer feminist students did in the nineties? Thanks to Rosie Wilby, Stephanie Chan does

Stephanie Chan // 28 June 2013

Categories: Comedy

The circle of expectations

We all like a good laugh. But, George Mason argues, the antics of Oxford's improv troupe reveal the lingering shadow of gender stereotypes

George Mason // 2 June 2007

Categories: Comedy

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