Category Archives: Comedy Reviews

Lenny Henry Turns 60

The Lenny Henry Birthday Show Star Rating: **** Broadcast: 22nd August 2018, BBC1 As birthday presents go getting a 60 minute birthday tribute show on primetime BBC1 television must rank pretty highly. That is one big early birthday present Sir … Continue reading

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Brung Up Proper – Jason Manford Book Review

Brung Up Proper – Jason Manford Book Review Rating: ***** Publisher: Ebury Press Further information and to purchase ‘Brung up Proper‘ The opening chapter of Jason Manford’s autobiography sets the scene beautifully and dramatically for what’s to follow in the … Continue reading

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Bad Boys II Surveying Their Empire

Danny ‘Slim’ Gray and Richard Blackwood Show Rating: **** Hackney Empire London E8 Saturday 28th July 2018 Produced and Promoted by Alpo R, Charlie Kenny & Geestor Productions Richard Blackwood After a 3 year sojourn onto prime time TV, with … Continue reading

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Defiant – Darren Harriott

Defiant – Darren Harriott Star rating: **** Soho Theatre London W1 Review Date: Friday 19th January 2018 19th – 27th January 2018 7.15p.m. Daily. Information and tickets It’s always a delight to discover new acts on the scene. One such … Continue reading

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Upfront Comedy with a French Twist

Star Rating: **** Tricycle Theatre London NW6 Sunday 8th October 2017 Oh la la. A new season of Upfront Comedy got off to bang with something of a French theme, merci beaucoup to Parisienne Arielle Souma and French sounding South … Continue reading

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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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