Claudia O’Doherty (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Claudia O’Doherty

Refreshingly different character comedy performance

As the proud presenter of a 26-part documentary about soil erosion that has inexplicably (to her mind, at least) failed to get a television deal, O’Doherty is a master of is-she-or-isn’t-she-in-character tension. Coming across as a lovably moonstruck, out-and-out freak, she’s definitely not for everyone, but this is refreshingly different and outlandishly funny.

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Claudia O'Doherty - What Is Soil Erosion?

  • 4 stars

Winner: Best Newcomer, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 2010. This is the staged demonstration of the television series no one will let Claudia O'Doherty make. It answers the question 'what is soil erosion?' and includes lasers. Prepare to be zapped with lasers. Claudia’s last show, Monster of the Deep 3D won…

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