Sam Simmons (2 stars)

This article is from 2010

Sam Simmons

Somewhat lacklustre

Some show titles require little comment when they are so horribly apt. For an hour which bounds around at breakneck speeds, as Simmons contemplates the things he loves and hates in life, its heart and soul is somewhat lacklustre. Taking part in a quiz-show style analysis of his life, Simmons offers little comedic retort to his interrogator before leaping into yet another ludicrous semi-musical routine. The title: Fail.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 29 Aug, 9.15pm, £10–£11 (£9–£10).

Sam Simmons - Fail

  • 2 stars

Winner Piece of Wood (peer’s choice) Award and winner Golden Gibbo Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2010. Winner Festival Directors’ Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival. 'I wrote this show in a cave using only the light from the screen of a Nokia 3600. It took me 7 straight weeks and I only had one change of tracksuit…