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Big Comedy Lunch (Barry Ferns)

By | Published on Wednesday 21 August 2013

This free show introduces you to some comedians you might otherwise not have stumbled across. Hosted by Greek comedian Katerina Vrana, her comedy centred around her homeland, the deficit and her equally unruly hair and family life. First in the showcase was German comedian Christian Schulte-Loh. Expect a few jokes about his height, and lots about how German he is – some more risque than others. Next, an excerpt from Giada Garofalo’s dark storytelling show, drawing on her Italian heritage for subject matter. Finally, Kate Smurthwaite completed the afternoon’s European comedy tour, with some gentle humour and biting political satire. At times the show was uneven, but Smurthwaite, a genuine highlight, made it well worth watching.

Laughing Horse @ Espionage, until 25 Aug (not 13), 1.15pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [Elizabeth Jewell]