Colin Hoult (4 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Colin Hoult

Creepy, disgusting and unsettling

A great opening gag involving unintelligible sounds and an unwanted baby sets the tone for the next hour. Hoult plays characters from the fringes, who are by turns, creepy, disgusting and unsettling. There’s the movie lover from Nottingham and his psychotic screenplays, the sinister boyfriend and the frustrated, estranged dad trying to figure out a Christmas gift for his kid. Assured, accomplished, and funny as hell.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 4.45pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Colin Hoult: Enemy of the World

  • 4 stars

Chortle Award nominee Colin Hoult returns with a shockingly different character sketch show; a nightmare of paranoia, prejudice and general pissing about. Praise for 2009 sell-out 'Carnival of Monsters': 'Lewis Carroll meets 'The League of Gentlemen'... will draw out laughter from the deepest recesses of your soul' ★★★…

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