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No need for explanations here, but if you need a laugh then this is the category for you! You’ll find reviews of all the shows that have had us rolling in the aisles on this page.

Vir Das: Live in London, Soho Theatre – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: A hilarious, naughty standup routine that will have you laughing until your sides ache Cons: A few of the jokes were lost if you aren’t totally immersed in Indian culture Vir Das is a fully-fledged Bollywood movie star who decided to try his hand at stand up. I’m very glad he did! He  brings a totally different voice to the UK comedy circuit, with his hilarious perspective on growing up in India, studying in America, politics and religion. Vir ...

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Arms And The Man, Watford Palace Theatre – Review

Credit: Richard Lakos

Pros: Some very funny performances Cons: Occasional lulls in energy After Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw (the erstwhile George is discouraged these days) is one of the most frequently produced playwrights in the theatrical canon, and Arms and the Man is a fine example of why his appeal is so enduring. The combination of high intelligence, wit and social awareness can be intoxicating for an audience, and the boldness of his characters is endlessly attractive to actors. In the right hands, Shaw’s ...

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Lisa’s Back! (is broken), London Wonderground – Review

Liza's Back

Pros: Hysterical script, vocals that are off the chart, great characterisation  Cons: None, this is Liza darling! Hanging out in London Wonderground on a warm night has to be one of the best activities in the capital during the summer months. From the colourful lanterns hanging in the trees to the screams echoing above from the 60 foot Star Flyer this vibrant and lively circus playground never disappoints. The bars are bustling with friendly staff, the pop-up food stalls are ...

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