Are you ready for me to show off massively by offering a selected collection of the most sickeningly complimentary reviews? Good! Let’s buh-buh-buh-buh-begin.
Edinburgh Fringe 2011
I had a super time at this festival. It was the first time I’d done the hand sold business and I quickly fell in love with it.
- 5 Stars – The Scotsman
- 5 Stars – The Skinny
- 5 Stars – Broadway Baby
- 5 Stars – 3 Weeks
- 4 Stars – Chortle
Also, here is an interview I did with Jay Richardson about the show for the Guardian before the festival started. It is best read in conjunction with his review for the Scotsman. Finally, yes, it was one of the 25 Best Reviewed Shows at the Fringe.
The Union Chapel Show
The aim of Comedy Sale has always been to create unique shows that people are really looking forward to. The first target was a one off show in the Union Chapel. You can read about it in:
BONUS: here’s a review of the show from London Is Funny.
It was some time during the Edinburgh Fringe I realised that I could probably do this as a full time gig. After that, it was just a question of trying to dream up the most ridiculous venue I could play. The Sydney Opera House sprang to mind.
There were nice pieces about the adventure in:
I also went on TV and chatted to them about it on The Circle (the show is now off air – so far I’m one-for-one on shutting down chatshows).