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Review- The Pianist- Hong Kong Arts Festival13-3-16

Let me start by saying this show is absolutely hilarious and must NOT be missed. If you haven’t got a ticket stop reading this (but please come back to it later), go and get yourself one. I know this is back to front, but I can’t stress to you how entertaining the show is in any other way than by saying that if I could I’d give the show an 8 out of 5.

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Review- Russell Howard- Udderbelly22-1-16

Russell Howard had a night of firsts. He came and performed in a big purple cow and he absolutely killed it. Russell Howard (for those that don't know...) is a comedian, television and actor. He is best known for his TV show Russell Howard's Good News and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week. His humor is fast paced, self-depricating and charming. He is not afraid to talk about any nationality, his own foibles or his beloved family members.

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Review-Ari Shaffir-Comedy.HK19-6-14

What do you get when you put three male comedians on stage? Lots of penis jokes, it seems. Yes, penis jokes are funny, but I wouldn’t chose penis humour as a theme for an entire show. Whether Ari Shaffir mandated it, or it was just a coincidence, three acts heavy on penis content became tiring by the end of the night. Looking back now at a note on Shaffir’s website, I see he warns people not to come to the show if they “don’t like hearing Jews telling awful jokes about sexual misconduct”, so I suppose I was warned.

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Review-The Colorado Catechism-TSR Productions10-4-14

Struggling painter Ty Wain attempting to deal with his rampant alcoholism finally meets his artistic muse at an alcoholic treatment center. She’s a high school economics teacher, been in and out of the same facility three times, and sometimes lies because she can (but never cheats). The first time they meet, Ty shows up drunk and she slaps him under mistaken identity. From these auspicious beginnings, they stumble – though not drunkenly – into a moonlit forbidden friendship.

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Review-Tom Rhodes-Comedy.hk2-11-13

This is my first time writing a review for standup. It's not an easy thing to do. Standup Comedy is a truly subjective art form. What works for me as an audience member can totally fail for the person next to me and what works for the four guys in the row in the back may not work for me.

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Review-Brew Ha Ha-Comedy.HK15-9-13

Each of these Ozzie comedians just played this year’s Edinburgh Fringe where they garnered 4 star ratings from the likes of Time Out and the Scotsman.

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How Far is too Far?27-3-13

I recently finished working on a show that was a satire. Satires push the envelope and bring up issues that often can be seen as taboo or against the grain. I've been sifting through audience comment cards/emails over the past few days.

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