Posts Tagged ‘ventriloquism’

Review – Nina Conti – In Your Face, Criterion Theatre

Sunday 11 September 2016

x5404-1467299365-ninacontisq-jpg-pagespeed-ic-vt2purf-cdWhen we saw Nina Conti in Edinburgh 5 years ago we worried that an hour of ventriloquism might be just a little too much. Now with her show, Nina Conti – In Your Face filling in at The Criterion Theatre while The Comedy About A Bank Robbery takes a holiday* she’s giving us 90 minutes of her time. Plenty to fret about then. Read the rest of this entry »

Review – Nina Conti: Talk to the Hand, Assembly George Square, Edinburgh Fringe

Tuesday 30 August 2011

“Isn’t she the daughter of someone famous?” asked Andrew (quite correctly) before ruining his apparently uncharacteristically thorough pre-show research by adding  “It’s John Conteh, isn’t it?”

The Whingers had cogitated that an hour of ventriloquism might be stretching things somewhat. But as they had pretty much covered all the Fringe bases of plays, stand-up, cabaret, puppetry, magic, beatbox and – heavens preserve them – even mime it seemed that (assuming contemporary dance was off the menu) it had to be done: Nina Conti: Talk to the Hand.  Read the rest of this entry »