Category Archives: Comedy

Reviews of comedy events and shows

The Fall of Byron Montrose. Poet. Gentleman. Lover – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews The Fall of Byron Montrose. Poet. Gentleman. Lover written and performed by Ben Macpherson Upstairs at the Western, Leicester After the recentΒ UK Pun Championships, Leicester’s long-running comedy festival features another dip into wordplay, … Continue reading

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UK Pun Championships 2018 – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Leicester Comedy Festival presents UK Pun Championships De Montfort Hall, Leicester After puns galore on the trending #UKPunDay, it seems we all have a pun up our sleeve, with everyone from the Royal … Continue reading

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Dave’s UK Pun Championships – review

Dave’s UK Pun Championships 2015 Just the Tonic at Hansom Hall, 12 February 2015 (this review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews) Warning – this review contains (p)unadulterated and gratuitous punning. A bloomin’ great queue, fish and chips and an appreciation … Continue reading

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Lessons in Queues and Comedy

After spending Saturday afternoon trudging round what felt like most of London I then spent most of Sunday standing in an area of the capital no bigger than my arm span. Or should I say wingspan for I was in … Continue reading

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Review of comedian James Campbell

Children’s stand up comedian appearing at Leicester Comedy Festival, 2011 A wet Sunday afternoon, a restless seven year old. A quick scan of the Festival Guide reveals James Campbell with his Comedy and Songs for Kids show is performing at … Continue reading

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