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Rhys Mathewson – Hombre Lobo (Corrie McGuire)

By | Published on Sunday 17 August 2014

New Zealand comic Rhys Mathewson openly admits that he doesn’t have many real opinions on the big issues in life. He also struggles with the fact that nobody readily takes the opinions of a 23 year old comic too seriously. Two of his comedy idols once quipped, “just think how good he’ll be when he’s got something to say and has had his heart broken”; luckily for his career, Mathewson is now at the tail end of an emotional break-up, and this show focuses on self-loathing and discovery, with the comedian offering some genuine insights. His material is strong enough to carry an hour long show, proving he has more to say than a lot of his contemporaries.

Pleasance Courtyard, until 25 Aug.
tw rating 3/5 | [James McColl]