This review was originally published on Fringe Review on the 12 August 2019
Hench means strong, fit, and having well-developed muscles. This is a powerful, in your face, riot of comedy delivered by an outstanding comic talent. Jessica Fostekew is Hench.
Jessica Fostekew bounces on to the stage, and straight into the show. There is no preamble. She tells us about herself, what Hench means and a bit about her message. The audience were on board from the start.
STAND UP AND BE COUNTED
This review was originally published on Fringe Review on 20 August 2019
Climate change is the news at the moment. young people around the world are concerned about the planet on which they will live their lives. There seems to be little appetite to actually change anything. Dr Matt Winning, a climate scientist asks are they right? and if so, what is going to happen? An academic takes to the stage to deliver a funny lecture about the end of the world.
IS IT HOT IN HERE? OR IS IT ME?
This review was originally published on Fringe Review on 16 August 2019
A TV Regular and experienced Irish Comic, Ed Byrne brings his new show to the Edinburgh Fringe. Having been a father for some years, he has taken a long hard look at himself as he considers whether or not he has any worthwhile traits to pass on to his children.
This review was originally published on Fringe Review on 13 August 2019.
This talented young comedian bring us his very funny show about what it is like to live and work in the UK when you are a British born Chinese. Highlighting the absurdity of racist behaviour, with humour and pathos, this show is also an education.