Review: Friendsical, at Assembly Rooms – Musical Hall

To create a musical parody of the widely-adored TV show, Friends, seems like an infallibly great idea. But, whilst the premise of Friendsical is strong, the delivery ultimately falls flat.

⭐⭐

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Review: Ripped, at Underbelly, Cowgate – Belly Laugh

Ripped shines a sensitive, yet aptly stark, light onto the often shame-ridden experience of male rape and sexual abuse.  This is an ambitious, and highly valuable addition to the discourse on male mental health which has permeated this year’s Fringe offerings.

⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Review: YUCK Circus, at Underbelly’s Circus Hub

YUCK Circus is a crude, hilarious, larger-than-life theatrical experience which high-kicks expectations and conformity in the nuts. The show is full of surprises, and highly entertaining all round.

⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Review: Austentatious, at Bristo Square

Austentatious is a fun, witty, improvised show which promises to entertain Jane Austen fans and ‘muggles’ alike. Watching a cast who are themselves enjoying the performance is always a great start, and the cast of Austentatious certainly seemed to be having fun on stage. The show is a safe bet for sixty minutes of entertaining improvisation.

⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Reviews: This Time and Bromance

Bromance is easily one of the most impressive productions you will see at this year’s Fringe. The acrobatic sequences in the show are breathtaking, and the focus on male friendships captivating.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This Time is hypnotic to watch and, with apparent ease, really draws you into the heart of the intimate familial relationships portrayed within the show.

⭐⭐⭐⭐

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