ED2011 3/5 Reviews ED2011 Comedy Reviews

Seann Walsh – Ying And Young (Off The Kerb Productions)

By | Published on Thursday 25 August 2011

Seann Walsh makes his way to the heart of his audience with some fairly dated observations about social relationships, and this crowd-pleasing performance doesn’t have much more to it. Whilst he generates laughter throughout, some gags aren’t too dissimilar from those at a a 90s Lee Evans gig,and there’s even a joke I’ve heard in ‘Friends’ before about where to point your furniture. Yet his energetic performance and obvious enthusiasm for what he does render some jokes about modern technology and culture hilarious, providing a firm connection between audience and performer. He is a masterful storyteller and anecdotalist; by writing a sharper set on slighter issues which he can coax and expand upon with trademark flair, Walsh could become incredibly successful.

Pleasance Courtyard, 3 – 28 Aug (not 15), 8.15pm (9.15pm), £8.50 – £11.00, fpp148.
tw rating 3/5