"A show several years in the making, Abby Howells already has a couple of Adelaide Fringe Festival prizes to her name (specifically Best Comedy 2019 (sic) and Emerging Artist 2020). Now able to come to the Edinburgh Fringe, HarleQueen is unveiled in its full erratic, charming, and funny force. A New Zealand comedian, Howells is on the autistic spectrum – a fact she is very open about from an early stage – and as such admits that talking to people is not one of her top skills. Performance, however, is in her blood. Rarely does it feel like a show just lets somebody be exactly who they are, unfiltered and unmediated, but this is what it feels like with HarleQueen..."