Oleg Denisov: Doublethink (3 stars)

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Oleg Denisov: Doublethink

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Just the Tonic Edinburgh C/O Yippee Productions Ltd

If information is in infinite supply, why are we surprised it has no value? Moscow's top (yeah, only) satirical stand-up, the 'quick-fire funny' (Vin Arthey, Scotsman) Russian returns to Edinburgh from the neo-archaic futureland! A political animal from Putin’s petrified forest, and philosopher by training, Oleg, will third-world-splain propaganda and democracy, dissect Russian political zeitgeist and test the limits of identity and knowledge. 'Preternaturally funny and brutally intelligent!' (Ellyn Daniels, producer/actress).

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Oleg Denisov: Doublethink

15 Aug 20183 stars

The personal and political merge in this Orwellian set

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