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Comedy 2008 Archives - One4Review

…….. And Other Stories 

August 8, 2008 |

The Durham revue have metamorphosised into the fictitious guardians of fiction and want to tell the audience gathered in front of them the stories which perhaps didn’t make it to publication.  Their vehicle for these ‘other stories’ is a … Read More

The Comedy Zone

August 8, 2008 |

Apparently Sunday night audiences are a tough bunch, and nowhere was this more obvious than at The Comedy Zone.  The 4 comedians really struggled to produce a show which got the punters fired up, although this task probably wasn’t … Read More

The Late Show

August 8, 2008 |

I saw The Late Show last year and had a really good time.  Not so much this year.  I guess it all depends on the quality of entertainment on offer.  Unfortunately on this case the acts were a bit … Read More

Paul Merton’s Silent Clowns 

August 8, 2008 |

Having watched Paul Merton’s BBC4 series on his knowledge and love of silent comedy films, I was looking forward to spending the afternoon in his company viewing short film clips. Neil Brand played the piano whilst Paul interjected between … Read More


August 8, 2008 |

Spank is not for the faint-hearted in a number of ways.  First of all it’s a loud and lairy atmosphere, suited to a late-night crowd looking for a rollocking good time.  Secondly the show is a marathon 3 ½ … Read More

And On Your Left ….. Ruth Bratt

August 8, 2008 |

I was aware of Ruth the stand-up comedian, Ruth the Impro performer, but this was the first time I had seen Ruth the comedy actor but this was the artiste in residence for this show. Ms Bratt led us … Read More

Domestic  Godley

August 8, 2008 |

Janey Godley has lived a hell of a life.  It’s not the sort you would envy of someone yet Janey is a master, or should that be mistress, at turning what could be considered tragedy into genuine comic laughs. … Read More

Jason Cook – Joy

August 8, 2008 |

Jason Cook’s Fringe show last year saw me leaving Stand Two sobbing! Surely with a show optimistically called ‘Joy’ I’d be ok this year but, No!! Sobbing for a different reason. I left the show hearing one audience member … Read More

Matt Forde’s On Heat

August 8, 2008 |

The concept of this show is very simple, like numerous panel games such as Have I got News For You or 8/10 Cats, there are two rival team captains with Fringe celebrity guests each day, playing along to a … Read More