Frisky and Mannish

FRINGE REVIEW: Frisky & Mannish: Extra-Curricular Activities, Assembly Hall


Over the last three years, Frisky & Mannish have led us by the hand through school, college and employment. This year, they are back for a limited run at Assembly Hall with what amounts to a ‘greatest hits’ package, pulling sparkling pop nuggets from their rich vein of material. And a great show is what […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Frisky & Mannish: Pop Centre Plus


They’re back and they’re here to make us work. After taking us through school and college, Frisky & Mannish return to the Fringe for a third time with Pop Centre Plus. Here, the conceit is to help us all find gainful employment in the world of pop: something they achieve via their signature mix of […]

FRINGE INTERVIEW – Frisky & Mannish

“2009 was a rollercoaster!” says Frisky, sitting outside the purple cow of the Udderbelly. “We weren’t sure if Frisky & Mannish was going to continue, so we pinned everything on last year’s Fringe – we gave it everything we’ve got.” “It helped to create a real buzz,” says Mannish, her partner in pop. “It allowed […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Frisky & Mannish: The College Years (Underbelly)


12 – 29 August (not 17) 2100-2200, Underbelly Frisky & Mannish exploded onto the scene last year with their hilariously enjoyable School of Pop (reprised, for one night only at the Udderbelly on Aug 12). This year, the talented tutors return, now having graduated from 2009’s fresher year with another clever, uproarious and skillful show […]

REVIEW – Frisky & Mannish’s School of Pop


As you may have gathered, I’m not really a big fan of comedy acts. I’m much more drawn to the world music, dark cabaret, neo-burlesque and experimental theatre stuff. Perhaps that means I’m a miserable ponce, but there you have it. However, there are notable exceptions. Frisky & Mannish’s School of Pop is most definitely […]