Tag: comedy

Comedy Festival: Best of Edinburgh

I always love a bit of variety and every year the Best of Edinburgh serves up three stellar comedians who rocked Edinburgh Fringe. Each comedian is on for half an hour over the 1.5-hour show. The Plus Ones team in Edinburgh tore…

Comedy Festival: Isaac Lomman – Comedy Hypnosis! Entranced

A newcomer to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Isaac Lomman from Comedy Hypnosis! Entranced could sell me on anything – whether he’s trying to sell me a car or the gum off the bottom of his shoe. His voice is…

Comedy Festival: Tom Ballard – Boundless Plains

After climbing the bajillion stairs to get to Tom Ballard’s ‘Boundless Plains to Share‘ comedy lecture, I was ready to sit down and get laughing and learning. Tom Ballard was bouncing up and down the aisle like an indecisive groom/small…

Comedy Festival: Wil Anderson – Fire at Wil

Wil Anderson is significantly better than Madonna – cheaper, more value for money, and starting at 8:47pm, he had a much happier audience. Coming off his two shows from last year, including ‘Political Wil’, and with a constant tendency for…

Comedy Festival: The Mighty Little Puppet Show

There is a highly creative improvised show that is creating quite a buzz during the first half of this festival. ‘The Mighty Little Puppet Show’ seamlessly brings together both of worlds of professional improvisation and puppetry to create a talented…

Comedy Festival: Best of British

‘Best of British‘ is a rollicking, bollocking laugh of the truly British kind. Full of jokes, stories and sledgehammer wit, the show moves along at a great pace as it showcases four British comedians in one hour. I got along to the upstairs…

Comedy Festival: Laura Dunemann – It’s Time For Death

Laura Dunemann has an astonishingly prevalent fear of death, and a show to be proud of as its consequence. ‘It’s Time For Death’ is her debut solo show, dealing with the inevitability of dying, both pessimistic and optimistic attitudes towards…

Comedy Festival: 3 Little Gigs

Looking for a multi-billed show to get a taste of talent coming up in the comedy world? Multi-bill shows are a great way to experience a mixture of styles and approaches to comedy, and there are plenty going around in…

Comedy Festival: CJ Delling – Funny Bits

In the bowels of the Bull & Bear Tavern lay a stage and a comedy audience ready to laugh, as well as a kitchen staff that got to chortle along to every joke too. I love mistranslation stories. Love them….