John Robins: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven (3 stars)

Prosaic anecdotes told with gusto and irresistible affability

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This article is from 2011.

John Robins: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

For a show purportedly about religion, it’s remarkably light on ideas. The professed theme is a launch pad for a collection of faintly prosaic anecdotes, told with gusto and an irresistible affability. Robins is a fluent storyteller, and after puffing up his skinny frame with preposterous pomp or unlikely gangsta stylings, he’s always ready with a sharply-timed bathetic prod.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 28 Aug, 7pm, £8–£9 (£7–£8).

This article is from 2011.

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