Adam Riches (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Adam Riches

Riches’ latest show is supremely daft

Even by this crazy character comic’s standards, Riches’ latest show is supremely daft. A theme park inspired by Pierce Brosnan’s turn as a centaur in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the lame excuse for a bolt through several silly equine/cowboy-related sketches. But they give Riches free rein to improvise audience participation to consistently uproarious effect.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 4pm, £10–11 (£8.50–9.50).

Adam Riches Rides!

  • 3 stars

'Gloriously funny character comic' (Scotsman) Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of 'raucous daftness' (Metro). Total sell-out 2009 'Rogue Males' ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk); ★★★★ (Times); ★★★★ (Scotsman); ★★★★ (Metro); ★★★★ (List); ★★★★ (Fest); ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). 'Quite simply the best sketch show I have ever seen.

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