Kai Humphries (2 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Kai Humphries

Desperately needs an injection of sharper gags

There’s something about the Geordie accent (see Brummie and Somerset for details) that makes us want to laugh at rather than with anyone forced by nature to wield it. Humphries pretty much acknowledges this setback as he fails to overcome the hurdle in his pallid show about evolution. A likeable act but one that desperately needs an injection of sharper gags.

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Kai Humphries - Evolution

  • 2 stars

High-octane show of supremely funny, infectiously surreal and delightfully optimistic material from 2009's 'So You Think You're Funny?' finalist. Don't miss this solo debut from Newcastle's brand new and genuinely hilarious rising comedy star (catch Kai on autumn’s Comedy Central's 'Comedy Store'). 'Humphries had the…

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