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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.

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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Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond, Camden Comedy Club – Review

Credit: Karina Bedkowska Photography

Pros: Side-splittingly funny! Cons: Some acts are more polished than others. As a part of the Camden Fringe Festival, Paul Carroll brings his Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond to the Camden Comedy Club for a three-night run. This one-man show, first performed at the Soho Theatre earlier this year, is a compilation of odd acts and unexpected situations, depicted with striking attention to detail. First on stage is a guy with a floral dressing gown and a wind machine, most ...

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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre – Review

Credit: National Theatre of Scotland

Pros: Energetic cast, strong vocals and an abundance of crass language Cons: Perhaps a tad too long with no interval I’m a proud Scot. I’m an even prouder Scot after seeing this wonderful show. Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, named after the convent school that its characters attend, is an award winning musical based on Alan Warner’s award winning ’90s novel, The Sopranos. The only way I can think of describing this show is as History Boys, but a Scottish ...

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