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Three To See on 18 Aug: Don’t Blame The Bankers… $toopid, Aunty Donna – Big Boys, Brett Goldstein – What Is Love Baby Don’t Hurt Me

By | Published on Friday 11 August 2017

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

Don’t Blame The Bankers…$toopid | Canal Cafe Theatre | 18-20 Aug
I must confess that I do tend to blame bankers – not for absolutely everything, I hasten to add, but for quite a lot of things – and that’s possibly why I think I should go and see this show, even if it is going to try and tell me that the bankers aren’t all to blame. Anyway, my interest is piqued in this show that I think I missed seeing in Edinburgh a Fringe or two ago, so I thought you all might want to take a look too. Part of Camden Fringe, see this page here for more.

Aunty Donna – Big Boys | Leicester Square Theatre | 16-19 Aug
“Fast-paced and sweaty, the boys have certainly honed their act, which was an absolute hit with their predominantly young, male crowd. Rap battles, random facts, arguments and motivational speeches are delivered with immense energy and physical humour (hence all that sweat!). If you’ve seen them before you know the drill, but if not, strap in and get ready for the ride.” That’s what my reviewer wrote when she saw this show in Edinburgh earlier in the month. So if that sounds good to you, click here.

Brett Goldstein – What Is Love Baby Don’t Hurt Me | Camden Comedy Club | 18-20 Aug
And here’s someone we’ve seen and loved a lot up at past Edinburgh Fringes, and who definitely qualifies as a TW favourite. In this show the ‘SuperBob’ creator covers falling in love (and wouldn’t recommend it) and explains why Shakespeare can “go xxxx himself.” It’s a work in progress, so don’t expect perfection, but do expect to be entertained by a very likeable and funny individual. Head this way for details.