Footlights (2 stars)

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  • 18 August 2009

This article is from 2009.


With such an illustrious history to shoulder, it’s perhaps become too much to bear for this latest Cambridge bunch. A lukewarm and predictable set of sketches do little for the troupe’s reputation, with little sign of a new Stephen Fry or Mark Watson lurking within the cast. Not for no good reason, is this latest Fringe affair called Wishful Thinking.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug, 4pm, £7–£8 (£5.50–£6.50).

Footlights in 'Wishful Thinking'

  • 2 stars

Following sell-out runs in 2007 and 2008, the world-famous Cambridge Footlights return to the Fringe with an all-new show about deceptions and delusions. 'Must-have ticket' (Times).

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