Review | NewsRevue: The Brexorcist, Underbelly – George Square ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | NewsRevue: The Brexorcist, Underbelly – George Square ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Now in its 40th year, NewsRevue has become a reliable go-to production for sharp and satirical entertainment at the Fringe. Each year, two men and two women provide scathing comedic commentary on society mostly through song and dance. As you would expect, there’s no shortage of material for NewsRevue to target. From Madeline McCann to [...]

Review | NewsRevue – Fifty Shades of May, Canal Cafe Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | NewsRevue – Fifty Shades of May, Canal Cafe Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

News revue is bloody brilliant. The production staged at the  Canal Café theatre is reminiscent of a musicalised Mock the Week episode. It's an hour of non-stop comedic scenes which provide sharp satirical commentary on the messy current political situation we currently find ourselves in. For once instead of lamenting the shit show that Brexit is or the buffoon who holds the highest office in the US,  this pokes fun at the farce that it all is and provides unexpected comic relief.