Baby Wants Candy (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Baby Wants Candy

Unappealing coldness between performers and audience

Compared to the Showstopper! crew there’s an unappealing coldness between performers and audience here: with no pre-amble whatsoever, this US troupe get a suggestion and create an improvised musical (today’s topic: cheese and fish). A couple of performers lift the larking-around out of the humdrum but, like the dish on offer, it leaves behind a slightly sour taste.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 30 Aug, 5.35pm, £13–£15 (£11–£13).

Baby Wants Candy - The Full Band Improvised Musical

  • 3 stars

★★★★★ 'Baby Wants Candy are an entertainment phenomenon!' (Scotsman). The original improvised musical returns to the Fringe after four sell-out seasons. As one of the best known, longest running and most celebrated improv shows in the world, Baby Wants Candy has spawned the careers of many top comic actors and writers.