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“Politics isn’t just grey men on the telly” - Talia Randall tells us about her glitter-drenched take on shouty panel shows

Talia Randall makes and curates riotous cabaret, bold poetry and joyous theatre. Often acting the chaotic clown on stage, once you scratch the surface you’ll find work that is political, personal and provocative.

Talia answers some interview questions about her riotous cabaret night called Question Time Cabaret. “Surprising... Hilarious…Brilliant …”, the show is making its last ever appearance at the Albany as part of the Rebels season.

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Review: Night Of The Living Dead Live!

Night of the Living Dead Live! at the Pleasance is a unique theatrical experience. Audience members can enjoy the show from the safety of the stalls or bravely venture up on stage to sit in the ‘splatter zone’ amongst the performers. I enthusiastically chose the latter. Carrie didn’t exactly make being up on stage covered in blood look like a treat, but I’m never one to pass up an immersive experience.

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Delivering a show that is equal parts comic and tragic is a challenge (although one that, at time of writing, the UK government is delivering with vigour). Throw in too many jokes and your audience start to feel an uncomfortable guilt in laughing at tragedy. Don’t throw in enough and they feel less like they’ve seen some comedy and more that they’ve spent 90 minutes being reminded of the relentlessness of human suffering.

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