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Richard Herring Christ on a bike review.

Richard Herring is really on form here. There’s a confidence and a relaxed feel to him, his stage presence and delivery seems natural and in control. He seems to be relaxed with the subject material and this is paying off.

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Comedy Venues

My favourite Bristol comedy promoter is the Comedy Box. They put on shows at the Hen and Chicken and the Tobacco Factory. Neither of them are a dedicated comedy venue, one is a pub, the other is a general purpose

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Andrew Lawrence – Too Ugly For Television gig

Not this one. This one. A bit of a last minute gig, I bought the ticket about a week before hand, but he almost filled the Hen and Chicken, my local alternative comedy venue, which gets much bigger names than

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Stewart Lee – Vegetable Stew

“Stuart ‘man of the people’ Lee is nothing but a fringe alternative comedy act who wouldn’t stand a chance at a real comedy club like Jongleurs.” Karen Laidlaw, Edfringe. com. (more reviews here) When reviewing a gig it’s always a

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The worst standup I have ever seen.

The worst stand up I’ve ever seen was the support for one of the best gigs I’ve seen recently. Pete Cain was supporting Jim Jefferies in Bristol. The contrast between the two was incredible, and it’s a testament to Jim’s

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Comedy review of 2010

This is not an exhaustive review of the year, just what I have personally seen, read or listened to. And it’s only stand-up comedians, and only things released in 2010. Side note. Why are all the “mainstream” releases on DVD

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Stewart Lee – How I escaped my certain fate

If you’ve never seen Stewart Lee perform standup, what are you doing reading this? He is quite simply the greatest comedian working today. Come back when you’ve spent hallf the day following the link below and the subsequent links it

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