Tags : comedy

Theatre Review: Timpson The Musical // Gigglemug Comedy

There have been plenty of parodies, spoofs, and rip-offs of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet since its first performance in the late-sixteenth century. In the past decade alone, we’ve had such highs as last year’s excellent & Juliet, and such lows as two separate instalments of the Gnomeo & Juliet film franchise. It seems odd, then, […]Read More

Comedy Review: These Folk // The Yes Queens

The modern setting of the newly built Boulevard Theatre in Soho is host to this rather wonderful, folk-inspired, improvised musical by The Yes Queens. Performed in January 2020, and recently uploaded to YouTube, These Folk is perfect if you’re missing live performance.  The newness of the Boulevard is epitomised in modern blue lit light panels […]Read More

Theatre Review: Pater Noster // Francesca Caruso

Pater Noster (which translates to the Lord’s Prayer) asks for strength during the coming day, and for forgiveness of sin and temptation. This is a sentiment seemingly absent from Francesca Caruso’s production of the absurdist, yet touchingly reflective, play Pater Noster. Instead, the show inquires into the meaning of religious symbols and rituals, and (perhaps […]Read More

‘Chewing Gum’ Takes 7 Years To Break Down, But This

Read our review of Coel’s I May Destroy You here. Michaela Coel’s name has been in circulation quite a bit over the past few weeks following the mammoth success of her new series I May Destroy You. As the writer, producer, director and lead actor in the piece, Coel’s twelve-episode series depicts the fallout and […]Read More

TV Review: ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Series 2

Check out our introduction to the show here. TV’s funniest vampires are back with a second series of What We Do in the Shadows, which manages to improve on the already-brilliant series one. The spin-off of the 2014 film of the same name by Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement presents vampires Nandor, Laszlo and Nadja […]Read More

‘What We Do In The Shadows’ – An Intro To

What We Do In The Shadows, based on a film of the same name in 2014, is a mockumentary series focusing on what vampires get up to in their spare time from the creative minds of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, of ‘Flight of the Conchords’ fame. Focusing on a group of vampires in Wellington, […]Read More

Book Review: Summer with my Sister // Lucy Diamond

I recently finished reading Summer with my Sister by Lucy Diamond, and found it to be an enchanting and witty summer read. When successful high-flyer Polly Johnson is made redundant from her glamorous city job in London, her world falls apart. Having worked her way up the career ladder, it comes as a huge shock […]Read More