Chris Coxen’s Space Clone Audition (3 stars)

Accomplished character-based comedy show

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This article is from 2011.

Chris Coxen’s Space Clone Audition

Framing his sketch show as a competition in which the audience decides which of Coxen’s four characters will be cloned to populate outer space seems unnecessary. This US comic’s creations - sleazy lounge lizard, deluded motivational speaker, shy weather marketer, aggressive kung fu dancer - put one in mind of Will Ferrell’s assumed personae and are certainly good enough to stand alone.

Cabaret Voltaire, 226 0000, until 28 Aug (not 22), 2.30pm, £5–£7.

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This article is from 2011.

Chris Coxen’s Space Clone Audition

  • 3 stars

Fresh from the States, Chris Coxen (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, MyTV’s Quiet Desperation) lets the audience vote on which of his characters, ranging from a Bermuda love god to a combat dancer to a thunder marketer will be cloned to populate space. Finally, a voting experience that can be described as titillating! You…

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