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Ain’t It Awkward (Harriet Dyer and Freddie Farrell)

By | Published on Wednesday 21 August 2013

What do you get if you cross a Brummie who’s just become a parent and an erratic ex-partying Cornishman? This of course. ‘Ain’t It Awkward’ is funny because it has just the right combination of incidences that the majority of the audience can relate to, combined with stories you can’t help but feel are solely relevant to the comedians. Freddie Farrell is a likeable character who represents the adolescent teenager in any man forced into responsibility, discussing his abnormal behaviour in mundane situations with a cheeky sense of pride. Harriet Dyer bounces about the stage, reliving her wilder days and cracking jokes that have you laughing in dismay. A show with very complementary characters, which feels anything but awkward.

Laughing Horse @ Espionage, until 25 Aug, 3.45pm.
tw rating 4/5 | [Grace Brennan]