Vikki Stone & The Flashbacks: Big Neon Letters (3 stars)

This article is from 2011

Vikki Stone

Comedy songs in band format

Effervescent musical comic Stone is desperate to be on TV. She’s been there before on embarrassing adverts and Blue Peter, but she craves the studio lights, if only to get close to her teenage crush Phillip Schofield. In a bruising encounter she emits zero chemistry with the drummer and guitarist who comprise backing band The Flashbacks, but offers an array of sonic odes to her cat Billy and ABBA.

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Vikki Stone Showreel 2011

Vikki Stone & The Flashbacks: Big Neon Letters

  • 3 stars

Stunning award nominated debut from the 'lovely and a little bit filthy' (Time Out) Vikki Stone (Latitude Festival/BBC3) and her uber cool band. Expect brilliant comedy, twisted love songs and even an ode to Jurassic Park. Winner: The Soho Theatre Durex Stand Up Award 2011, Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show Nominee…

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