Jimeoin (4 stars)

This article is from 2010


Low-key observations about the little things

An hour with Jimeoin is an hour of tickling, low-key observations about the little things, the sweet little interior monologue of a normal bloke negotiating everyday stuff, such as how to conserve energy opening the fridge, or the speed of a knife through cheese. Gruffly muttered absurdities come with a wry smile and one of his winning looks. As he says, ‘Irish people talk with their eyes’.

Udderbelly’s Pasture, 08445 458 252, until 30 Aug (not 15), 8.20pm, £12.50–£15.50 (£11–£14).

Jimeoin - Something Smells Funny

  • 4 stars

Stunning show of world-class stand-up as Jimeoin, internationally hailed as one of live comedy’s masters, makes a welcome return to the Fringe. No gimmicks, purely and simply about having a laugh. “Hilarious… It gets no better than this… He’s not trying to preach to you, he won’t change your life but he will make you…