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BFI London Film Festival: Simon Amstell

Simon Amstell

LFF Connects: Simon Amstell October 20th, 2018 by Richard Hamer On Saturday 20th October, award-winning comedian and now filmmaker Simon Amstell sat down at the BFI to discuss his career, as part of the LFF Connects series of interviews with creatives who are shaping the future of film. What’s immediately impressive is just how varied […]

Briefs to Headline Christmas in Leicester Square

Briefs

Christmas in Leicester Square 2018 Briefs to headline programme also featuring Showstoppers, Frisky & Mannish and Gingzilla November 9th 2018 – January 5th, 2019 Underbelly are pleased to announce their third season of festive events with Christmas in Leicester Square. Briefs are this year’s headliners with their first ever UK Christmas show. Briefs will also […]

Andy Kindler

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Comedy, Interviews | by — September 10, 2018

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Andy Kindler photographed in Minneapolis MN on August 20, 2010.

American comedian and actor Andy Kindler is currently in the middle of his Ugly America Tour, which is running until September 15th at the Soho Theatre. by Alex Plant You might recognise Andy Kindler from his regular roles in Maron and Everybody Loves Raymond, or perhaps as the voice of aptly named mortician Mort in […]

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour

Andy Kindler: The Ugly America Tour September 6th – 15th, 2018 Soho Theatre, London Buy Tickets by Alex Plant It’s difficult to even know how to review an Andy Kindler show. A comedian’s comedian through and through, his shows are as much a dissection of the art of comedy as they are an example of […]

Edinburgh Fringe – Sleeping Trees: World Tour

Sleeping Trees 2 credit Mark Dawson Photography

Sleeping Trees: World Tour Assembly George Square (Studio 2) 9:40pm 1st -26th August (except 13th) by Amanda Farley Sleeping Trees are back. John Woodburn, Joshua George Smith and James Dunnell-Smith bring their latest offering to Edinburgh. Centred around world tours, audiences can expect an hour of high energy and fast paced sketch comedy. With no […]

Edinburgh Fringe – Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo

Ciaran Dowd Don Rodolfo 1 credit Idil Sukan

Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo Pleasance Courtyard (That) 10:45pm 1st – 26th August (except 15th) by Amanda Farley The great Don Rodolfo Martini Tayoto has arrived in town on his faithful hobby horse ‘horse’ and he’s ready for adventure. So lock up your partner and prepare for tales of danger, seduction and six-handed men. Ciarán Dowd, […]

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17) Time 16.55 (1 hour 15 minutes) Aug 19-28 Suitability: 14+ (Restriction) by Bernie C Byrnes Some very inventive use of a minimal set, budget costumes and enough energy to run the national grid ensures that Thrones! The Musical is a Fringe show like Fringe shows should […]

Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly Summer Party and EdFest Programme Launch

by Bernie C. Byrnes The Edinburgh Fringe is 70! Which makes me feel old because I first started going when it was a mere slip of a thing and 50. One of the most significant events that I can clearly remember was the new collaboration between the ‘top four’ that happened in 2008 (which is […]

Dying Laughing

Dying Laughing

Directed by Lloyd Stanton and Paul Toogood Starring Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Lewis, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, Eddie Izzard, John Thomson, Jason Manford, Frank Skinner, Jo Brand, Lee Mack, Omid Djalili, Stewart Lee, Frankie Boyle, Sean Lock, Stephen K Amos, Jim Jeffries and the late Victoria […]

Underbelly Summer Party & Catch Me (Attrape Moi)

Underbelly Launch Party Purple Cow, Southbank 23/05/2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Last year I wrote a pretty lukewarm review of the Underbelly Launch Party – they had just switched to Hilton and I was disappointed by the experience. This year, I am delighted to say, they are back to their old selves: same location, same […]