Jason Cook - The Search for Happiness (3 stars)

This article is from 2011

Jason Cook - The Search for Happiness

An hour of pleasant company, although lacking memorable friction

Cook’s latest frenzy of silliness is an exploration of happiness (as defined by Wikipedia), researched thoroughly by the comic and his dear old mum. The problem with a show that openly aims not to please everyone is that there’s no challenge to the material; an hour spent in Cook’s pleasant company offers little with any friction to make it memorable.

Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, until 29 Aug (not 17), 5.30pm, £12–£13 (£10.50–£12).

Jason Cook - The Search for Happiness

  • 3 stars

After smash hits, awards and five star reviews for the last four years, Jason embarks on an adventure for the ultimate prize: true happiness. Known by festivals worldwide for his uplifting stand-up, this show is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a fuzzy feeling in your belly. ‘Cook has more funny in his middle…