Sarah Archer - Bumfluff and Brimstone (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Sarah Archer - Bumfluff and Brimstone

Occasional insightful jagged barb amid stale material and easy punchlines

Scatty and slightly shambolic, Archer delivers old-fashioned stand-up that’s likeable, but missing a vital spark. Taking a look at turning 40, there’s the occasional insightful jagged barb and caustic glance at the human condition, but on the whole the jokes are a bit stale and punchlines too easy with a lot of fat needing to be trimmed.

Surgeons Hall, 0845 508 8515, until 20 Aug, 9.35pm; 22–27 Aug, 6.05pm, £7 (£5).

Sarah Archer - Bumfluff and Brimstone

  • 2 stars

How far are we shaped by stories, those we are told and the ones we make up? Sarah invites you to her debut show, a hilarious rollercoaster ride to discover who and why she is. Snubbed by the Queen, haunted by the ghost of a dead duck and as sexually expressive as a Victorian nun! Join Sarah as she takes the hilarious…

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