With the question asked, “Are you where you expected your life to be?” Jenny Wynter launches into her first number which summarises what the next hour will cover; that life is an unexpected variety show.
A former World War II Spitfire fighter pilot, Peter Walker, recalls the past and reveals the present, linking the two. Get along and take a flip with him in the old crate. Chocks away chaps.
Whilst the season will be over by the time this is published, Lucy Russell is a name to look out for at future Cabaret Fringe Festivals and around the Cabaret circuit
Their situation hasn't really changed since last year, but the stories have gotten funnier for these three comics suffering through motherhood. Quite possibly the funniest show not-quite-in town.
In the days before television, when audiences flocked to theatres to watch their favourite serials performed for radio, they were also made privy to the magic behind the show.
David Ferrier demonstrates with 100% accuracy his ability to tell when someone is lying to him. Sadly, the rest of the show fails to truly engage or entertain.
Spirason is exhausting to watch and extremely funny for lovers of oddball humour.
Do try to get tickets for this performance as you will be moved, uplifted, enlightened and, I suspect, want to see it again.
If you thought the film was good, wait until you see this magical production. It will send you out with a warm glow and a touch of optimism for the future of humanity.
Wee Andy is in hospital, the victim of a knife attack. His best friend, Mackie, is distraught and finds himself recruited by a gang seeking revenge.
Picture yourself sitting on a chequered picnic rug underneath a spreading sycamore tree and having Mr. Badger himself telling you all about the adventures of Ratty, Mole and Toad.
This performance is filled with humour, facts, some sneaky bits of education, and song, self-accompanied on guitar.
This is a fast paced and engaging piece that, it seems, appeals to all ages, from the very young, who relate to the puppets and physical side, to adults, who also engage with the text.
Ward has based her whole show around the idea of 'The Hedgehog Dilemma' and takes us on a journey through some of her relationships and the more 'interesting' periods in her life.
This is a very different approach to theatre and one that you should add to your Fringe list but, with such a small audience space, you will need to book soon.
This year marks Ali McGregor’s 6th year performing at the Adelaide Fringe with her new show ‘Ali McGregor’s Alchemy’.
The Lonely Man is a deeply moving theatrical cabaret piece.
Chants Des Catacombes is sinister, fascinating and far from conventional.
Leonie Cohen takes to the keys, as Liesel Knieval enters in black trench coat and hat to introduce herself as Lolly P Jones, a 1930s style private detective.
Feathers, Sequins and Song…and it’s not a drag show. The girls are girls and the boys are boys, albeit highly decorated.