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Comedy 2008 Archives - Page 3 of 19 - 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 Art of Dating and Dumping

August 8, 2008 |

The very title will attract an audience through sheer curiosity, and they will be well rewarded with this fast paced show full of wry humour about the battle of the sexes. The scenario is that we are at an … 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 Essential Chic Murray  

August 8, 2008 |

There are very few shows when I can say it is has been both a pleasure and a privilege to attend. This is undoubtedly one such show. When Chic Murray died in 1985 in his mid sixties, the tributes … Read More

Hils Barker:  Exhibitionist! 

August 8, 2008 |

I don’t know whether Hils Barker is a comedian or a comedy actor. Certainly she started making a name for herself a number of years ago as a stand-up but recent times has seen her move towards writing and … Read More

Jo Caulfield : Two Faced Bitch 

August 8, 2008 |

Jo Caulfield is a well known performer on TV and radio so perhaps that given this higher profile attracted a slightly more mature audience. Jo on the radio and Jo as a stand up are two different animals though … Read More

Mick Sergeant: Ah, shit! It’s Mick Sergeant

August 8, 2008 |

Tall, skinny, great arse but totally obsessed by the fact that he is a real man "I used to build ships". Mick Sergeant can’t get over the fact that the backbone of the British shipyards has been broken, even … Read More

Paul Tonkinson – The Anti-Life Crisis 

August 8, 2008 |

Comedy actor, stand-up and former Big Breakfast presenter Paul Tonkinson makes a return to the Fringe after too long away but certainly has not ‘lost’ the way to play a room. In his packed out attic space Tonks’ initial … Read More

Rosie Wilby : I am Nessa 

August 8, 2008 |

Rosie Wilby‘s show is educomedy. She is dressed in a lab coat with a bikini underneath. Tantalisingly, the lab coat is never removed. Using a range of visual aids, drawings, photographs and a tiny child’s toy model of the … Read More