Ed Fringe Five Star Reviews: Spank, Pappy's, Wittank, Paul Foot and more
Tim Clark14 August 2012
Some interesting reading this morning when it comes to dishing out the accolades with Paul Foot getting deserved and many more
Mr Foot has been given the recognition he deserves with a five-star review from the Scotsman, with Keith Smith describing him as 'a cleverly nuanced performance, the tics and mannerisms carefully cultivated right down to the smallest detail'. Read the full review.
Now firmly established as a late night show at The Fringe Spank continues to pull in the odd review of it's debauched late night revelry. This time round Broadway baby gives it the thumbs up. Read the full review.
Pappy's Fun Club
Pappys continue to delight the Ecdinburgh crowds with their latest show, this time it's Three Weeks who pin them on the five-star list. Read the full review.
Alongside Pappy's is another five-stars for the Cambridge Footlights, who 'demonstrate a brilliant ability to create madness from the mundane; a game of Monopoly, for instance, becomes an absurd sketch about a brutal bailiff. Read the full review.
Oxford join Cambridge on the podium for their first five-star spot of the Fringe, this time courtesy of Three Weeks. Read the full review.
The trio of performers are certainly ones to watch on the comedy circuit and they gain extra recognition with Three Weeks describing them as three of the wittiest sketch performers of the decade. Read the full review.
One 4 Review give News Revue five-stars for their latest Edinburgh outing, describing them as a top class show which should not be missed. Read the full review.
Three Weeks want Susan Calman to be President, which is further than most reviewers go when acclaiming a show. Five stars it is for Calman. Read the full review.
it's a second five-stars for John Robertson with Three Weeks giving his Dark Room show the top rating, describing it as 'interesting and hilarious. And loud. Cruel, well thought out, and hilarious'. Read the full review.
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