Jack Whitehall (3 stars)

Lacking real substance

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This article is from 2010.

Jack Whitehall

Having Robert Pattinson as a classmate has left Jack Whitehall with a chip on his shoulder, though you don’t feel the 22-year-old comic has real enthusiasm for bashing the Twilight star. Similarly, with jokes on swimming lessons and the vagaries of French textbooks, this set is mostly the amusing juvenilia of Whitehall’s high school reminisces. Learning Difficulties is confidently delivered, but lacking real substance.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug (not 16), 7.15pm, £10–£11.50 (£8.50–£10).

This article is from 2010.

Jack Whitehall: Learning Difficulties

  • 3 stars

People say you learn from your mistakes. Jack reckons that's b*ll?*ks and that we stumble through life making the same mistakes over and over again. We just get slightly better at dealing with the fallout! Jack returns after last year's sell-out Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated run with a new show about all the lessons he…

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1. Majestyk15 Aug 2010, 12:06pm1 star Jack Whitehall Report

Little wonder a significant number of Jack Whitehall's promotional posters around Edinburgh have been defaced. Those pithy, brutalist reviews are well merited by this guileless, self-satisfied tossery which should not have been allowed to spill beyond the school jotters which spawned it. Whitehall's ubiquity is inversely proportionate to his gifts. Avoid.

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