Colin Hoult (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Colin Hoult

Talented and energetic performer targets UK provinces

Somewhere between Angry Boys and The League of Gentlemen lies Colin Hoult. A clearly talented and energetic performer, Hoult’s bag is the grotesquery of the provinces. Crap Welsh poets, crime stoppers from East Midlands, gleeful northern dogs and fantasy enthusiasts people his hyperactive show. It’s silly but not especially funny and the unrelenting use of the audience is exhausting.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug (not 16), 7.05pm, £12–£14 (£10.50–£12.50).

Colin Hoult's Inferno

  • 2 stars

Highly original, groundbreaking character comedian Colin Hoult follows his hugely successful shows ‘Carnival of Monsters’ and ‘Enemy of the World’ with ‘Inferno’. An exploration of heroism and madness with unforgettable characters, joyous audience interaction and thought provoking comedy — all wrapped up in an epic…

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