The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is just one more cancelled event of 2020 – another calendrical casualty of COVID-19. Fortunately, thanks to the prevalence of online theatre filling the void left by temporarily empty stages, we don't have to entirely miss out.
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery does what it says on the tin – it's a comedy show involving a bank robbery – but that's where the simplicity stops. This production is an incredibly clever and witty tonic to the chaos and seriousness of real life at the moment, and an escape from the drudgery filling our newsfeeds.
This year's Mayflower pantomime is even better than the last and is definitely one of the best I've had the pleasure of seeing. It is a truly classic production.
Shrek the Musical turns the mixed-up, topsy-turvy fairytale into an all-singing, all dancing musical comedy, with all our favourite characters, jokes, and storylines.
What happens when some of the most talented broadcasters, comedians, poets, politicians, and creatives get together to reimagine a classic Ancient Greek comedy? Women in Power, that's what.
Filter Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith drag Shakespeare out of the musty classroom and into the bright lights of chaos and madness in this magical, riotous adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayhem, chaos and Uproar! The Noise Next Door bring their latest UK tour to The Point at Eastleigh for some improv insanity.
What happens when a you step out of your cultural comfort zone? You end up experimenting with pies and microwaving household objects...obviously. Here's what I experienced when I went to see Festival of the Spoken Nerd.
From improvising Shakespearean tragedies, to an Adele parody and mental health awareness, these are the shows that stole my heart (and made me laugh!) at last year's Fringe - and the performers you NEED to check out in 2017.
What happened when I went along to the Mayflower Theatre to see what turned out to be the best worst murder mystery play I have ever seen....