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Edinburgh fringe 2022: 10 comedy shows you shouldn’t miss
More picks from this year’s festival, including Jordan Brookes, The Delightful Sausage, plus dance from Circa and theatre

Rachel Aroesti, Rachael Healy and Lyndsey Winship

05, Aug, 2022 @11:00 PM

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The Resort review – like The White Lotus, with added menace
This luxury hotel-set dramedy about a bored married couple who unearth clues about a missing boy is wildly entertaining – and puts you in mind of Mike White’s smash-hit 2021 series

Rachel Aroesti

29, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Pop iconoclast Rina Sawayama: ‘Drag is turning trauma into entertainment. That’s what I’m doing’
The British-Japanese pop star’s genre-mashing second album is the product of her hard-won self-knowledge. She talks about reckoning with her Asian identity, forgiving her mother and her determination to be happy

Rachel Aroesti

29, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Newsreader review – why is this 1980s TV newsroom drama so dismissive of its female lead?
This otherwise classy Australian series doesn’t just depict women being written off in the workplace – by focusing on a less interesting male character, it’s also guilty of it

Rachel Aroesti

24, Jul, 2022 @9:50 PM

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Better Things series five review – a life-affirming final outing that will leave a gaping hole in TV comedy
Pamela Adlon’s relatable, uplifting autobiographical dramedy about motherhood is creatively confident, gripping entertainment – and will be sorely missed

Rachel Aroesti

17, Jul, 2022 @10:15 PM

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Beabadoobee: Beatopia review – stylish but unmemorable pop nostalgia
Londoner Beatrice Laus’s second album trips down a well-travelled path of sweet 90s indie-rock

Rachel Aroesti

15, Jul, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Sneakerhead review – Big Zuu’s character has zero personality traits
A great cast, led by People Just Do Nothing’s Hugo Chegwin, battle valiantly against this comedy’s contrived script – and lose

Rachel Aroesti

13, Jul, 2022 @9:40 PM

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Laura Veirs: Found Light review – folk-rocker’s sexual reawakening
The Portland singer-songwriter’s first album written after splitting from her husband and longtime producer is a candid confessional filled with headily intimate images

Rachel Aroesti

08, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Harry Hill on making TV Burp: ‘Watching every EastEnders omnibus was bloody awful’
‘I get recognised by people in their early 20s who tell me, “You were my childhood.” That’s really chilling’

Interviews by Rachel Aroesti

04, Jul, 2022 @1:39 PM

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‘An old strain of English magic had returned’: stars on why they fell in love with Kate Bush
As a new generation continues to discover her via Running Up That Hill, musicians including Sharon Van Etten and Brian Molko reveal how the singer changed their lives

As told to Rachel Aroesti

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Rae Morris: ‘I want to be a national treasure, but the things I like are quite weird’
The Blackpool-born artist talks about why the music industry doesn’t get her, how she’s reclaiming her sexuality, and why she’s written a lush concept album about the north

Rachel Aroesti

30, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Folk singer Joan Shelley: ‘Keep asking questions. Keep feeling. Don’t go numb’
The Kentucky songwriter’s new album The Spur is one of the year’s best. She explains how motherhood, Max Porter and toxic masculinity all came to bear on it

Rachel Aroesti

29, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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