★★★★ Laughing at Depression

Jasper Cunningham-Ward reviews Laura Lexx: Trying at Edinburgh Fringe Laura Lexx speaks from her own experience as she explores depression and anxiety. Her show is unabashedly upfront about sensitive issues like antidepressants, helping break the stigma. Laura explains how trying for a baby left her depressed and opens […]

★★★ A Tall Show Falls Short

Anna Hadley reviews Nine Foot Nine at the Edinburgh Fringe Sleepless Theatre Company’s Nine Foot Nine is a brave new concept where all the women on earth suddenly grow nine foot tall. Yet, ultimately this topic isn’t too far from our current reality. This is definitely a sci-fi […]

★★★★ Millennial Nihilism at its Best

Anna Hadley reviews (sorry) at the Edinburgh Fringe Susie Sillet’s (sorry) navigates the world whilst she balances it upon her shoulders. Performed by Louise Beresford, she apologises until her joints eventually give out. But she shouldn’t be apologising for highlighting our collective anxiety, and our constant need to […]

★★★ Stand-Up From the Other Side

Jasper Cunningham-Ward reviews Leo Kearse: Right-Wing Comedian  Leo Kearse labels himself as a right-wing comedian, but his show is less about politics than you might expect. The Scottish comic prides himself on being a minority at the fringe, and indeed in the field of stand up as a […]