Tuesday 14 August 2012 | By

ED2012 Comedy Review: An Austrian And Someone From Slough (Cecilia Delatori and Alice Frick)

ED2012 2/5 Reviews ED2012 Comedy Reviews

Slough-based landlady, Cecilia Delatori, and her Austrian lodger, Alice Frick, have joined forces in this stand-up show inspired by the places they have inhabited and visited. Guitar-clad Delatori framed the show with some inventive comic songs that blended astute observation and downright silliness to good effect. In between, Frick related humorous personal experiences, most memorably that of being a temporary jailbird and Alcoholics Anonymous member. Her Austrian heritage fuelled material on cultural differences but some were sadly lost in translation; Frick has clearly read, but not yet mastered, the comedy rulebook. Both women performed with energy and showed promise for the future, but the show missed the mark on this occasion.

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, 2-26 Aug (not 14, 21), 4.20pm.
tw rating 2/5 | [Emily Pulsford]


  • ThreeWeeks in Edinburgh 2015 – we’re back for year 20!
  • ThreeWeeks Podcast Edition 08: Wrap Up
  • Photo Shoot: Editors’ Award winners
  • ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards 2014 presented
  • Morgan & West: A subtle kind of magic
  • Tom Neenan: The incident at the Half Moon Inn (A Fringe ghost story)