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REVIEW: ‘Lucky’ by Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society

4 Stars

(written from the 10/08/18 showing):

I’m always a fan of original musicals at the Fringe because, more often that not, they’ll prove to be something quite special. Lucky certainly has the makings of something very special, even if it is still a work in progress with a development and growth to do. 

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REVIEW: ‘613 Seeds’ by Zoë Sapienza and Philip Lindsey

4.5 Stars

Yet another show I chose on a whim because it was on soon and I hadn’t seen anything at a Greenside Venue yet this year. As I always say about the Fringe, you stumble in to some of the best shows by accident. My only regret is that I saw it on its last day, otherwise I’d be recommending it to everyone I knew here.

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REVIEW: ‘Tipping the Velvet’ by Italia Conti Ensemble 2018

5 Stars

Definitely one of the most immersive productions I’ve witnessed this year, Tipping the Velvet goes a long way to demonstrating exactly why the Italia Conti Academy has the reputation it has wrought for itself over the years.

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REVIEW: ‘The Last Sesh’ by Ball Pit Theatre

4.5 Stars

I went into this performance with my expectations up. Having seen this group perform Tom Basden’s Party last year, and absolutely smash it, I had high hopes for what they would bring this year. I was, I admit, just a little trepidatious. This was the first time I’d seen this group perform original writing, so I was nervous as how it might compare. 

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REVIEW: ‘Anything You Want’ by Warwick Improv

4 Stars

I do think Improv shows are at their best when they have a specific gimmick or quirk that makes them unique amongst Improv shows. 

Anything You Want has that. An existing improv technique yes but the first time I’ve seen it done, and the only one, so far as I know, at the Fringe this year. The interconnecting circle of characters and narratives that stem from a single-word suggestion is a beautiful device and, at least on the occasion I was there, creates a truly memorable and engaging show.

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