Kate Stone

Kate Stone

Some Like it Thea-Skot

What is there to say about Alison Thea-Skot’s show? She greets the audience as they enter wearing a ratty wig and a bed sheet. Often a wig can be a sure sign of a person trying to be ‘zany’ and failing to be funny and I thought this might be the case. However, as we were informed this was not Alison Thea-Skot but Celine Dion it became apparent that we were in the company of a fearless comedy genius.

Usually I like to analyse why something funny has worked but all I can tell you is that this woman is very, very funny and I’m not quite sure why… which I quite like.

The show features various characters all with a story to tell. Whether it’s Celine Dion telling us how she came by the pair of celebrity testicles she’s holding, a film noir character sharing her story of a German exchange trip and a one footed teacher, or an old alcoholic Hollywood star with a jaw of coal able to tell you a story about any singer the audience names these characters will crack you (and Alison Thea-Skot, but who doesn’t love a bit of corpsing?) up.

Some Like It Thea-Skot is everything an Edinburgh Fringe show should be; brave, silly, a little bit unhinged and very, very funny.

★★★★★

Alison Thea-Skot is at the Cowgatehead 25th-29th August at 8.45pm. For more information click here!

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