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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.

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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Win tickets to see How The Other Half Loves at Duke of York’s Theatre

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This is your chance to win a pair of tickets to see How The Other Half Loves, at the Duke of York’s Theatre. To enter simply retweet one of our How The Other Half Loves competition tweets before 5pm on 24th July 2016 AND tell us who’s your nightmare dinner party guest.   How The Other Half Loves Duke of York’s Theatre Following huge public and critical acclaim since it opened in March, Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious tale of matrimonial mishaps, How The ...

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