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Chris Mayo’s Panic Attack (Chris Mayo)

By | Published on Sunday 21 August 2011

Waving his limbs about frantically, Chris Mayo is instantly recognisable as a bit of a hypochondriac. The very thin comedian experiences life in a sea of anxiety and uses this energetic routine therapeutically, to liberate himself from constant worry. He helpfully suggests things to avoid doing; these include socialising, clubbing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Mayo then supplies his own unique methods of stress-relief, such as singing Avril Lavigne’s ‘Complicated’ to a cat. This is a hilarious, animated spectacle, and his marvellous interaction with the audience is, in parts, more entertaining than the actual show. Don’t go to a shrink — head down to Chris Mayo’s gig instead for some side-splitting treatment.

Just The Tonic at The Caves, 4 – 28 Aug (not 17), 6.00pm (7.00pm), £7.00 – £8.00, fpp57.
tw rating 4/5