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Comedy 2015 Archives - One4Review

Chris Martin: This Show has a Soundtrack 3***

August 30, 2015 |

 

If you are looking for a gag a minute comic then maybe Chris Martin, no not him from Coldplay, is not the guy for you, however if you are in the market for an hour of funny anecdotal humour … Read More

Alfie Moore: A Fair Cop Stands Up 3***

August 30, 2015 |

Alfie Moore has been doing stand up for a number of years, this is the fourth Fringe offering I have seen him perform, and has had a Radio 4 series as well. There is always one constant in all these, … Read More

Ismo Leikola: Observing the Obvious 4****

August 28, 2015 |

English to anyone who doesn’t speak it as a first language has a lot of little anomalies, in this show Finnish comedian Ismo Leikola, shares his humorous observations on a number of these. He starts off with our silent letters … Read More

James Ross – Leopardoptera 5*****

August 28, 2015 |

James Ross has huge energy and no indoor voice. He’s also friendly, cuddly (like a teddy with a nice smile) and intelligent. Not snobby-I’m-brighter-than-you nastily intelligent, but has-a-working-brain-and-expects-you-do-too intelligent, and his comedy is accordingly pitched several solid degrees … Read More

John Robertson – The Dark Room: Symphony of a Floating Head 5*****

August 27, 2015 | 2

I saw this show last year, and liked it so much (for which read ‘was brainwashed into the cult’) that I saw it again this year. I have zero desire to be Darren and actually play the game; … Read More

Dan Nicholas: Reverb (The Love Story of Terrance the Crocodile and Julia the Mannequin) 2**

August 27, 2015 |

I saw this show as one half of an audience of two, and at one point, two volunteers were required on stage. I feel that it’s not possible to give a fair review because comedy that’s designed to … Read More

Jordan Brookes: Adventures in Limited Space 4****

August 27, 2015 |

Really funny material is often the riskier material. The man who left my viewing after five minutes called what he saw of the show ‘self-indulgent‘ on twitter, but I rather enjoyed myself and thought the show worth at … Read More

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent 4****

August 27, 2015 |

 

Most people will have seen Stewart Francis on TV on the likes of ‘Mock the Week’ and be aware of his style as a one liner comic who relies heavily on puns and misdirection of his audience with his … Read More

The Brendon Burns Show Again: Brendon Burns 4****

August 27, 2015 |

Burns made the decision last year to leave the ‘Big Four’ and not promote or advertise his show. He hid it away in a bunker that is so hard to find in order to deter the audience he doesn’t want, … Read More

Tom Ballard: Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred 4****

August 27, 2015 |

Tom Ballard tells us that he’s so unknown here that he was asked by front of house staff one night if he had a seat, which certainly won’t be the case for long as this affable, young, Australian comedian has … Read More