Steen Raskopoulos – The Coolest Kid in Competitive Chess (4 stars)

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The Barry Award and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee returns with a brand-new hour of comedy characters and inspired spontaneity. As seen on Top Coppers, Sky's Halloween Shorts and Whose Line is it Anyway? Australia; don't miss the latest show from this gifted and masterful improviser. 'Triple threat of performance, material and charisma. A flawless hour of comedy' ★★★★★ (Herald). 'Technically astonishing and emotionally fulfilling' ★★★★★ (List). 'An inspired and utterly original stand-up' ★★★★ (Sunday Times).

Age category: 16+

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Steen Raskopoulos: The Coolest Kid in Competitive Chess

10 Aug 20174 stars

Spreading the universal appeal of sketchy improv without a single note of malice

A sketch show highly reliant upon audience participation inspires dread in many comedy fans. But once again, Aussie sketch and improv comic Steen Raskopoulos achieves maximum enjoyment with minimum pain inflicted. He rattles through a whole host of…

Ten of the best Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows that aren't stand-up

2 Aug 2017

There's a huge wealth of improv, sketch and character comedy to enjoy at this year's Fringe

Stand-up comedy shows tend to get the most attention at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe but that shouldn't always be the case. Edinburgh has also played host to some of the most famous proponents of sketch, character and improv comedy, including The…

Steen Raskopoulos – 'A lot of people have been worried about me'

21 Jul 2017

While this mercurial Australian prepares for two shows at this year's Fringe, he insists that no one need fear being enticed onto his stage

So completely does Steen Raskopoulos inhabit his creations, that he sometimes gets stopped on the street. 'I've been muttering to myself and not realised,' the Australian admits.

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