Billing itself as “the world’s biggest burlesque club”, the Glasgow revue’s one-off Olympic-themed Fringe show was little more than a bloated amateur night.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The latest collaboration between Dusty Limits and pianist Michael Roulston shoots in many directions, but suits its morbid theme with defiant humour and deeply engaging cabaret numbers.
Acrobats Tom Balmont and Abi Collins prove it is possible to put on a great circus show at the back room of a pub.
Named after a fetish for the number 13, Vendetta Vain’s horror-themed revue played for one night only at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Singing songs exclusively written by men, the Australian feminist sextet puts on a baffling, disconnected show, despite fine voices and live accompaniment from a spirited backing trio.
Looking for more chalky-voiced Piaf wannabes moaning obvious classics? You’ll find it in spades at Nikki Nouveau’s droning mélange of cabaret and drama.
Banjolele champion Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with new songs to reconnect hip hop with proper manners and the Queen’s English.
The acclaimed duo of international acrobats mixes drama and circus routines in a behind-the-scenes examination of their partnership.
Contrary to its comedy-cabaret billing, Lady Carol’s haunting covers and autobiographical accounts of childhood abuse are no laughing matter, relying on little more than her stunning voice for entertainment.
Daniel Cainer revisits the biographical songs of his album Jewish Chronicles in an instigating storytelling journey loaded with humour and feeling.