Sammy J (3 stars)

Transgressive flights of fancy


This article is from 2010.

Sammy J

Exceedingly likeable and not above telling traditional jokes and singing conventional songs, this gangly Melbourne comic’s true talent lies in his transgressive flights of fancy. J’s opening routine concerning a ‘double cock con’ he was part of at a school and an extended aside about the significance of Kevin Costner’s archery in Robin Hood are impressive.

Underbelly, 08445 458 252, until 29 Aug, 9.50pm, £10–£12.50 (£9–11.50).

This article is from 2010.

Sammy J: Skinny Man, Modern World

  • 3 stars

After winning 'best show' at the 2010 Melbourne Comedy Festival, Sammy J returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show full of songs, jokes, and juice. If you like your comedy served with a slight narrative, musical numbers, occasional moments of improvisation and respectable attire, this is the show for you. One of the most…


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