Felix Dexter (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Felix Dexter

Observational stand-up and nicely realised characters

The veteran character comic introduces us to Julius the Nigerian, dispirited at the lack of romance in bump ‘n’ grind R&B, Harlesden wide boy Early D and posh Cotswold bigot Aubrey who ‘sees the point in the working class’. Though there’s nothing groundbreaking here – there are plenty of neat pull back and reveal type gags – it’s a solidly enjoyable hour of observational stand-up and nicely realised characters.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug (not 18), 9pm, £13–£14 (£11.50–£13).

Felix Dexter - Multiple Personalities in Order

  • 3 stars

Critically acclaimed for his characters and performance on BBC2's 'Bellamy's People', and the star of Radio 4's 'Down the Line', Felix Dexter returns to Edinburgh with his new stand-up and character show. 'Star of the show' (Guardian). 'Very impressive' (Sunday Times). Book early! '... the audience doubled over with tears…

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