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Review: Matilda & Me

When I was a little girl, I read voraciously, and Roald Dahl’s Matilda was a particular favourite of mine. We watched the movie on our giant...

Review: Boundless Plains to Share

The show is sold out. The audience are chatty, packed in tight with their neighbours, straining to see the stage. Tom Ballard is dashing...

Review: Sri Wanka

Despite being called Sri Wanka, Dilruk Jayasinha’s new show only loosely touches on his heritage; if you were to identify some of its major...

Review: Uncompetent

With a show title like Uncompetent, it is with a little trepidation that the audience climb the stairs to the Tuxedo Cat late in the...

Review: #1 Ninja

#1 Ninja bills itself as “an affordable and unlicensed 55-minute seminar” to help you “realise your full potential” and “conquer your enemies” so I...

Review: Space Tortoise

If you’re after a quirky show that is fun – and filled with great music – then Michelle Brasier’s “Space Tortoise” is the show...

Review: Tripod 101 Hits

The description of Tripod’s show 101 Hits, for this years’ Melbourne International Comedy Festival states that if you like a mixture of their old...