Gareth Richards (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Gareth Richards

Gareth Richards picture for our Board Meeting series

Quaint, bumbling stand-up and surreal, amateurish songs

Despite containing three separate anecdotes involving the deaths of relatives, Richards’ mix of quaint, bumbling stand-up and surreal, amateurish songs still lifts the spirits. The pointlessness of life may be the theme on offer, but it’s counteracted by Richards’ very real charm – modest as it is – making this a show more joyful and entertaining than its parts.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 6pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Gareth Richards: Stand Up Between Songs

  • 3 stars

Gareth Richards, star of Frank Skinner’s 'Absolute Radio Show' and the Comedy Zone 2009, brings his debut solo show to the Edinburgh Festival. Gareth will be performing his 'exceptionally inspired and truly memorable stand-up' ( between some funny, poignant and genre-defying songs. Gareth’s set list will…

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