Jus’ Like That! (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Jus’ Like That!

Recreates Tommy Cooper's final performance

Eschewing a biographical narrative, this show about stage magician and comedian Tommy Cooper simply recreates his final performance in all its balmy, cheeky glory. It’s a crowd-pleasing celebration of the utterly unique variety show talent, and Clive Mantle does a terrific job of impersonating him. And, rather than glossing over Cooper’s death on stage, the show embraces it and keeps its audience laughing.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 29 Aug, 5.30pm, £14–£15 (£13–£14).

Jus' Like That!

  • 4 stars

Jus Like That! brings Tommy Cooper back to life with all the familiar trademarks: the fez, the laugh and the magic. Jus Like That! is a hilarious tribute to one of the greatest comedians this country has ever seen. Clive Mantle, best known for his role as Dr Mike Barratt in Casualty and Holby City as well as Simon Horton…

Post a comment