Category Archives: Comedy Reviews

That 90’s Show : Work in Progress – Patrick Monahan

Star rating: **** Compass Comedy at Compass Theatre Ickenham, Middlesex Thursday 4th May 2017 Following on from last year’s ‘That ‘80’s Show’ Patrick Monahan skips a whole decade to perform ‘That ‘90’s  Show’. Bear in mind this was a ‘work … Continue reading

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London goes Whoopi for Goldberg Live at the London Palladium: Review

Star rating: *** London Palladium London W1 Saturday 11th February 2017 Ahead of making only her second stand up comedy performance in England after a 33 year absence* it was understandable that Whoopi Goldberg might have been a little apprehensive … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Comedy Night

Star Rating: *** Compass Comedy Compass Theatre Sunday 12th February 2017 Ickenham, Middlesex Nothing says I love you more than a pre-Valentine’s comedy night out in Ickenham … said absolutely no one except myself! Maybe that explained the unusually, overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Black-ish is the Nouveau Black

Black-ish TV rating: ***** ABC & E4 Writer & Executive Producer – Kenya Barris Black-ish is an ABC Television Production Black-ish is a sitcom based on the upper middle class African-American Johnson family who live in ‘the burbs’. The sit-coms … Continue reading

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Lolly Adefope Review – Soho Theatre

Lolly Adefope Star rating: **** Soho Downstairs, Soho Theatre London W1 Review: Monday 16th January 2017 Next Show Wednesday 1st March 2017, 9.30p.m Booking and further information £12 (£10) If Lolly Adefope suffers from a split personality crisis that would not be … Continue reading

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Sunny Side up for Dane McKenzie with Sunny D

TV Rating: ***** BBC 3 and i-player November 2016 BBC The second series of Sunny D starring Dane Baptiste featured as part of the Black and British season on BBC3 which commenced last month. The story line is essentially about … Continue reading

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Dropperz the Pilot – TV Review

TV Rating: ** 2 November 2016 ITV2 Dropperz was one of four pre-MOBO 2016 pilot shows from ITV2 showcasing Black and Minority Ethnic talent. Dropperz, a British grime group are given a day alone in the plush surroundings of their … Continue reading

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