Ed Fringe Five Star reviews: Dylan Moran, Mark Watson, Cat Jones, Jerry Sadowitz and more
Tim Clark17 August 2012
We skipped a day and made up for it today with the latest five-star offerings from Jerry Sadowitz, Dead Cat Bounce, Mark Watson and Moran, plus many more...
Oxford Revue: Prattle Royal
Leaping out of the shadow of the Cambridge Footlights, the Oxford Revue is refreshing different and well crafted comedy according to Broadway Baby, who give it the five-star treatment. Read the full review.
Horrible Histories : Barmy Britain
Horrible Histories makes it's first appearance on the list with a glowing review from The British Theatre Guide, which says the show is well worth a watch. Read the full review.
Moran is back at the Fringe and considered by The Herald as one of the few comics who is effortlessly funny. Five stars duly collected. Read the full review.
Jerry Sadowitz: Card Tricks and Close Up Magic
Sadowitz gets on the podium today thanks to the Herald, who describe him as a 'tarnished national treasure, who desperately needs and deserves attention'. Read the full review.
Dead Cat Bounce... Howl Of The She-Leopard
Absurdist, sill and geniunely funny are the views of Three Weeks of Dead Cat Bounce's latest Edinburgh offering. Read the full review.
Comedy Club For Kids
Fest Mag give this show the five star treatment thanks to 11-year-old reviewer Ben, who says 'go see this show and you'll have sore cheeks from laughing'. Read the full review.
The Silky Pair: Happy To Help
This musical comedy duo get a resounding thumbs up from Broadway Baby, who describe their show as a 'sheer delight and as smooth as then denier tights'. Read the full review.
The mix of comedy and burlesque from Comic Strip is enough to give Comic Strip five stars from Broadway Baby who say it is a 'well built pick of the best acts around and a laugh-a-minute, wolf whistle the next, ruckus of a night out'. Read the full review.
Mark Watson: The Information
Watson's back in Edinburgh and back on usual ground with a tech-geek style that culminates in a vendetta against his mortgage company. Read the full review.
The I Hate Children Children's Show
The British Theatre Guide give Paul Nathan his second five-star review which they say leaves the audience clamouring for more. Read the full review.
Hedluv and Passman ' "Two Cornish Rappers and a Casiotone"
The New Current give this debut show five stars for the charm and level of performance which 'never skipped a beat'. Read the full review.
Cat Jones : Glory Dazed
This play about the effect of fighting in wars on society is considered 'one of the most important and effective pieces of contemporary theatre'. Read the full review.
The Horne Section : Live at the Grand
Alex Horne gets the five star treatment thanks to Fringe Guru, who say it is 'really fun, in the most old-fashioned of senses'. Read the full review.
Cheese-Badger Presents: Midge
Midge is an absolute gem according to Three Weeks, who consider it a cross between Flight of the Conchords and a Tim Burton movie plot.
John Robins: Incredible Scenes
John Robins is on the podium for his latest Edinburgh show, which Three Weeks say made them 'laugh so much it made my lungs hurt'. Quite an achievement. Read the full review.
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