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ED2012 Comedy Review: Heroes Of Alternative Fringe Greatest Show On The Fringe…

By | Published on Monday 6 August 2012

We were warned at the beginning, ‘’anything could happen’’, and they were right. This show is an attempt to recreate the spirit of the original Fringe through non-conformist comedy. Unfortunately too often spirits are drained and nobody laughs. It depends on long periods of audience interaction, which often means insults and members of the crowd leaving. Too much time is filled with awkward silences and the jokes are too few or too poor to recover. Nonetheless, some talent shines through, leaving you laughing out loud. Master of Ceremonies Bob Slayer in particular manages to deliver a manic performance that adds some of the show’s only real humour. So if you are looking for something fun and alternative, try somewhere different.

The Hive, 3-27 Aug, times vary.
tw rating 2/5 | [Conor Riordan]


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