Gareth Richards (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Gareth Richards

A lack of confidence on the comedian's part undermines the good-quality material

A Best Newcomer nominee from 2010, Richards should have more faith in his material. His topical routines, while nicely observed, are delivered in an apologetic manner that doesn’t inspire confidence. He seems more relaxed when performing his clever, verbose songs, which touch on everything from working in the Co-op to Cameron and Clegg’s symbiotic relationship.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 28 Aug (not 18), 8.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Gareth Richards in Amused Moose Final 2007 in Edinburgh

Gareth Richards: It's Not the End of the World

  • 3 stars

There are predictions that the world will end in 2012, Gareth Richards, 2010 Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee and co-host on Frank Skinner’s Sony award-winning ‘Absolute Radio Show’ is prepared to stick his neck out and say that it won’t. Join Gareth for a show about how the world is going to continue to…

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