Clare Plested: Vegas, Jesus and Me (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Clare Plested: Vegas, Jesus and Me

Nicely observed impressions from adorable lady but comedy is patchy

Ever wondered what Barbara Nice was like at 30? Clad in animal print and great shoes, the glam half of Fringe vets Plested and Brown tells the story of her Vegas wedding, aided by a big box of Pinot. It’s touching, with some nicely observed impressions, and she’s adorable, but the comedy is patchy: unusual from such an experienced performer.

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Clare Plested: Vegas, Jesus and Me

  • 2 stars

Clare’s your classic Catholic Watford girl binge drinker. She’s both saint and sinner. At 16 she lost her virginity (naughty), but three years later than the Virgin Mary and she was last in her class to lose it, so she’s no Mary Magdalene (excellent). She’s been with this boy ever since (very good). He looks like Jesus…

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