John Lynn (4 stars)

This article is from 2011

John Lynn

Affable comic story-telling with a neat turn of phrase

No matter his subject material, which ranges in profundity from colonoscopies to making the perfect tomato and cheese sandwich, the roguish Lynn is able to mould it into a melodious, charming yarn. An affable, natural performer, he’ll send you away with memorable phrasing that you’ll regurgitate to yourself in moments of despair.

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John Lynn Live at Vicar Street

John Lynn: Social Notworking

  • 4 stars

One of Ireland’s leading comedians, renowned for his unique storytelling ability and masterful delivery, makes his eagerly anticipated Edinburgh debut. Whether our character is defined by who we love? Is isolation rewarding? Was that colonoscopy really necessary? ‘The much vaunted Lynn is like Tommy Tiernan played at the…

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