Comedy in the Dark (2 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Comedy in the Dark

Jon Richardson was part of this installment of Comedy in the Dark

Well-known comics pitched out of their comfort zones

Selling a show as ‘comedy in the dark’? Make sure the lights go out completely in the venue. It’s interesting to see well-known comics pitched out of their comfort zones (Shappi Khorsandi discovering how much of her routine was based on facial comedy; the ever-excellent Jon Richardson dropping pre-prepared material altogether to play games), but in the half-light, we could still see them.

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Comedy in the Dark

  • 2 stars

Enter at your own risk! 'Comedy in the Dark' makes it's debut at Edinburgh after sell-out shows at Leicester Comedy Festival; 'One of the top five comedy festivals in the world.' (Guardian); A truly unique comedy experience where two comedians take on the challenge of performing in the pitch black. Two comedians, one…

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