Review: The Journey of (Tini) Martini Enlightenment, Fringe 2019

The Hendricks Gin experiences have been an annual fixture at the Fringe for some time. A few years ago I was lucky enough to get a seat on their bus, disguised as a giant cucumber no less, for an amusing and highly enjoyable elegant gin tea combined with a comedy guided city tour. Tickets were priced ridiculously low (it included a gin cocktail in a teapot, G&T and macaron for a few pounds), perhaps as it was being used chiefly as a marketing vehicle. Then last year they offered a brief free gin tasting comedy experience at their pop up in Assembly Gardens. In 2019 they have launched a paid and ticketed show.

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Review: Daniel Nils Roberts – The History of the World in 1 Hour, Fringe 2019

While Daniel Nils Roberts may not be a household name, he’s a ‘name’ in Fringe circles, having achieved success as part of the acclaimed hit improvised show, Austentatious. Coming from this kind of pedigree, we know we can expect a slick, well put together, professional and reasonably funny show (many of the Austentatious crew bring solo shows to the Fringe). And this is exactly what we get.

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Review: Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show, Fringe 2019

2019 brings us a choice of not one, but two Fawlty Towers themed dining experiences. The most notable difference is that this one, as its marketing is keen to remind us, is fully endorsed by John Cleese and Connie Booth. This is its first time at the Fringe, where dinner shows have long proven popular options for punters seeking a longer, more elegant experience than the average show can provide.

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