As you know, one of the pleasures of contributing to Fringe Review is that I get to review Amused Moose shows, acts and judge on their comedy awards. Personally, getting to see loads of cracking stand up comedy isn’t much of a hardship.  Like everyone else, the last year has been quiet on the Amused […]


Top Comedy Picks for Brighton Fringe 2021

Finally, shows and festivals are coming back to life. I won’t bore you with all the welcome back stuff as that is someone else’s job. A couple of weeks ago, Paul asked me to do some recommendations, highlights and things to look forward to at this year’s Brighton Fringe. So, in no particular order, here […]


A series of unrelated events leading to an unexpected conclusion

Last August I reviewed Paul Currie’s Edinburgh Fringe show, Trufficle Musk. It was one of my festival highlights, a joyous trip through the absurd and ‘a brilliant hour of bonkers comedy that makes you happy’. As well as reviewing shows I was working as a producer on Mengele and Judas at Assembly. There was a […]