Brendon Burns (2 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Brendon Burns

Overly serious rants about killing paedophiles and getting religion

Given that Burns yells from start to finish, why the loudmouth Aussie stand-up needs acoustic accompaniment is anyone’s guess. His guitarist mate’s presence also unbalances the show with an opening comic jam that forces Burns to rush the ending. Nevertheless, he manages to go off on extended and overly serious rants about killing paedophiles and getting religion which only prove that, despite his liberal use of the c-word, he’s pretty conservative at heart.

Udderbelly’s Pasture, 08445 458 252, until 30 Aug (not 17), 9.55pm, £12.50–£15 (£11–£13).

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  • 2 stars

Since taking away the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2007, Burns has been busy with a successful stint in the US. The adopted Australian and Britain's most outspoken number one cult comic is back: catch him while you can. 'If you want gutsy, poignant, potty-mouthed comedy that'll heal your heart but break your funny bone, then…


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