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  • Writer's pictureJenna Cockburn

REVIEW: Buffy Revamped | Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023

"Dirty gags, hilarity laden lyrics, and funny facial expressions...A fang-tastic show that slays!"

Brendan Murphy’s double award-winning show is back with a bite!

70 minutes, 144 episodes, and one Spike. Buffy Revamped retells the entire series of the cult 90s TV show through the eyes of the spunky punk vampire.

Brendan channels Spike’s irreverence perfectly, and with a set full of props and costumes, he performs (as Spike) the various characters from Sunnydale with an exaggerated furore the audience can’t help but laugh out loud.

Much of the humour comes in Brendan’s delivery of dirty gags, hilarity laden lyrics, and funny facial expressions. And with excellent audience interaction, the funny just keeps on coming.

Make no mi-stake, Buffy Revamped is a fang-tastic show that will slay at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.




For three weeks in August, the city of Edinburgh welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. Artists and performers take to hundreds of stages all over the city, presenting shows for every taste. Venues can be anywhere, from existing theatres and concert halls to repurposed spaces like bars, parks, buses and shipping containers. The Fringe street events bring colour, excitement and vibrancy to outdoor areas, free of charge.

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