Fringe five star reviews: Sammy J and Randy, Chris Ramsey, Simon Munnery
Tim Clark10 August 2012
It's the Fringe, it's Friday, let's see who got five stars in the last 24 hours, including Sammy J and Randy, Daniel Kitson (again) and Simon Munnery
Waiting for Stanley
This war-time mine, physical theatre and cabaret mix has notched up the first of what is likely to be many five-stars at the Fringe this year. With Fringe review considering it 'a masterclass for any performer' as well as 'much more than just an hour of entertainment'. Read the full review.
Ramsey is given a recommendation by Ed Fest Magazine, which says that by the end of the show Ramsey hadn't only entertained but managed to make everyone in the audience his friend. Aww. Read the full review.
Sammy J and Randy
Sammy J seems to be the Phelps of the Edinburgh Fringe, collecting more five-stars than some entire venues, his latest show is considered of brilliant standard by the Herald Scotland. Read the full review.
Chris McCausland has been given a thumbs up for his show, not blind enough, which sees him delve into his disability to unearth some excellent observational comedy and anecdotes of being stereotyped in the industry. Read the full review.
Kitson collects stars like other people collect stamps and he has notched up another top review here, with London Is Funny saying the comedian has 'nailed another outstanding show'. Read the full review.
Brown's been at it again, this time with Fest Mag, which believes that the 2012 Fringe sees Brown at the very top of his game. That's his fourth five-star review for his various shows during week one of the Fringe. Read the full review.
Simon Munnery gets his first five-star recommendation courtesy of Broadway Baby, which thoroughly enjoys his new show La Concepta - a non-dining restaurant experience. Read the full review.
The Herald say that impending fatherhood have made a man of Jefferies, who has returned to the Fringe for another run at the top of his game. Read the full review.
Danny McLoughlin has got on the five-star scoreboard with his solo show at the Pleasance Courtyard. Three Weeks give a nod to the rising talent by dishing out five stars, saying: ' His innate comic timing, insightful digressions and ability to think on his feet puts him alongside the most talented and genuinely funny comedians'. Read the full review.
Burns has mellowed or perhaps matured a bit according to One4Review, which say it could gain him a few more fans in their latest review of his show. Read the full review.
Delamere is given top marks for his new Edinburgh show which according to One4Review is 'genuine belly laughingly funny throughout'. Read the full review.
Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppets
The sock puppets garner what we believe is their second five-star review of the Fringe, this time from Fringe review which say that 'it is extremely rare to experience a family comedy show that keeps every audience member (parents and children) completely captivated'. Read the full review.
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