Lucy Pearman: Fruit Loop

Was I confused? Yes. Was I amused? Yes. Lucy Pearman’s, Fruit Loop, combines all things weird and wonderful to produce a set of playful surrealism. Disrupting the current Comedy scene, Pearman weaves together unexpected characters, next-level audience participation, and the genuine storyline of a sincerely hopeful worm to produce a rather amusing show. Captivating the…

Jayde Adams: The Divine Miss Jayde

Bright lights, Broadway production, and a Bristolian accent come together to present The Divine Miss Jayde as a unified show of stand-up comedy and show-stopping musical theatre. With a sentimental appreciation for her working-class Bristolian upbringing, Adams presents an hour of autobiographical comedy carried by her magnificent voice and captivating stage-presence. Using the aid of…

Danielle Walker: Bush Rat

Having never been to Australia, Danielle Walker paints a unique picture of life down under in, ‘Bush Rat’. Whilst tales of self-dug graves, worming, and questionable politicians don’t automatically paint North Queensland as the ideal holiday destination, they do make for an insightful hour of comedy with charming illustrations bringing Walker’s mind to life. Luring…

Olga Koch: Fight

There are few individuals who can say that their father, the ex-deputy president of Russia, was written out of Russian history. There are even fewer individuals who can use this story to make people laugh. Olga Koch explores the comedic side to her father’s journey in politics, stemming from his attempt to give power to…

Maisie Adam: Vague

Ordinarily, I wouldn’t have considered epilepsy within a comedy set, however, Maisie Adam somehow had me laughing at impressions of absence seizures. Whilst I’m sure that sounds rather sadistic, and I would have been appalled reading that sentence from anyone else prior, Adam manages to evoke laughter and a sense of relatability from the most…

Jen Brister: Meaningless

When I ask how you would feel if you had to move in with your mother? What you think of the patriarchy? Of menopause? Of Gwyneth Paltrow? I assume you’ve all considered the same word… ‘frustrating‘. Meaningless takes you on a journey through the frustrating checkpoints in life, narrated (or should I say erratically screamed)…