Russell Kane: Manscaping (4 stars)

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Join Fosters Comedy Award winner and star of loads of stuff on telly, Russell Kane, as he mercilessly explores the ridiculous state of masculinity in the modern world. He shaves his chest fur, you watch and laugh. 'A seriously good comedian’ ★★★★★ (Dominic Maxwell, Times), 'Russell Kane's new show is the finest of his career. Extremely funny, poignant and fuelled by real intelligence and passion' ★★★★★ (Tim Arthur, Time Out), 'A thought-provoking filial tour de force’ ★★★★★ (Dominic Cavendish, Daily Telegraph).

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Russell Kane

17 Aug 20114 stars

Caustic and hilarious self-flagellation

It’s hard to judge Russell Kane’s show because he’s already done it. For the ‘difficult’ follow-up to his Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning 2010 show Kane performs Manscaping as himself, offers up heckles, anticipates critic and audience responses and even…

Haircuts in t-shirts

17 Aug 2011

aka The Russell Howard Effect

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Comedy picks for the Edinburgh Fringe 2011

20 Jul 2011

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Sarah Millican and Russell Kane on their favourite Edinburgh places

8 Jul 2011

Edinburgh Festival Fringe regulars give us their insiders' insight

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