Posts tagged ‘martin gray’

25 August, 2010

Felicity Ward Reads From The Book Of Moron ***

Felicity Ward Reads From The Book Of Moron

Felicity Ward Reads From The Book Of Moron. Image courtesy of the Gilded Balloon Press Office

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 4 – 30 August 2010

Reviewed for The List (issue 665)

Being less a ‘moron’ (her word) than a victim of circumstance, Felicity Ward has to inflate mere embarrassing mishaps into excruciating humiliations to get her desired reaction which, with some neat turns of phrase, she does. Aware that her brave but scatological finale isn’t everyone’s ideal takeaway memory, she buffers it with a song, proving storytelling’s her forte, not music.

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11 August, 2010

Jo Caulfield: Cruel to Be Kind ***

Jo Caulfield in Cruel to Be Kind

Jo Caulfield in Cruel to Be Kind. Image courtesy of the EdFringe Media Office

The Stand Comedy Club, 5 – 29 August 2010

Reviewed for The List (issue 664)

Jo Caulfield wants everyone prepared for life’s realities, even if that means shattering a few illusions. Her husband’s been edged out of this routine by her friends (and strangers mistaken for friends), but her trademark snarky wit remains, finding easy targets in Jack Whitehall and Sue Perkins. Outspoken attendees even get to help her shatter some Americans’ illusions about virginity.

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