Podcast Published 25 August 2011

Edinburgh: Speed reviewing

The gentlefreaks Chris & Gareth attempt ten reviews in three minutes and thirty seconds.

Chris and Gareth

Speed reviewing


Chris and Gareth

Rapidly earning a press night reputation for taking more free drinks than is considered acceptable, Freddie Starr Ate My Theatre are the enfants terribles of online theatre criticism. Sadly, they don’t speak French and assume that ‘enfant terrible’ translates as ‘stupid boy’. Which is, coincidentally, the phrase they hear most often. Their podcast reviews tend to veer wildly between ‘giggling buffoonery’ and ‘almost coherent’. They are taller than Lyn Gardner.