Peter Maddern

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FRINGE COMEDY: AMOS GILL – RUINS – Rhino Room – 4.5K

Amos is a funny guy but what stands him out from the pack is a fearlessness about his humour. 4.5K

FRINGE CIRCUS – L.I.A.R. – Life is a Rehearsal – Factory at the Garden – 4K

Done well and staying clear of being just soft porn, these shows are great fun and always a highlight of the Fringe. L.I.A.R. adds to the list of memorable physical theatre acts of the past. 4K

FRINGE EVENTS – Adelaide Fringe History Walk – From Government House – Flamboyance Tours – 4.5K

Understanding a bit of its history will prove valuable and Katina’s terrific tour of memories and movements is an ideal way of getting that. In its 60th year, and in all likelihood with its peak behind us, this is a time to learn and reflect. 4.5K

Fringe Circus & Physical Theatre – Blanc de Blanc Encore – Fortuna Spiegeltent @ GOUD – 5K

Blanc de Blanc Encore will capture your imagination and leave you wanting more. A blend of cabaret, circus, burlesque and champagne — it’s extravagant, hedonistic and unlike anything else at the Fringe.

Fringe 2020 – Circus and Physical Theatre – The Black Blues Brothers – Cornucopia at Gluttony – 3.5K

By Ben Watson Acrobatically brilliant, theatrically poor. This show will provide entertainment, their airborne potential is magnificent. Whilst jumping, flipping and tumbling they will also attempt many scenes of comedy, often missing the mark. An adolescent crowd can accept this level of clunky mime-orientated humour however anyone looking for a fair dinkum comedy should most …

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LEHMO – Younger than Brad Pitt – Rhino Room – 4K

Lehmo is great; great fun and a great guy. 4K

Fringe Theatre – No.33 – nthspace Gallery – 3.5K

No.33 is an interactive and immersive theatre and multimedia experience that explores a family’s experience of mental health through several generations of women.

Fringe Circus & Physical Theatre – Barbaroi – Ukiyo at Gluttony – 3K

AfterDark Theatre’s production of ‘Barbaroi’ is a solid performance that showcases a range of physical theatre acts in a fun and intimate setting. 

Fringe Theatre: Post Mortem – Holden Street Theatres – 3K

If they can be coaxed away from their devices, younger audiences will find this engaging fare without it ever being likely to shake them up. 3K

Fringe Theatre: Tartuffe – Holden Street Theatres – 3.5K

Squeezed into an hour this show seems a bit truncated; Still it makes for a fun hour at Holden Street. 3.5K